- Late Detroit Lions beat writer Tom Kowalski has been selected to receive the 2012 Dick McCann Memorial Award, which annually goes to a writer "in recognition of long and distinguished reporting in the field of pro football." The award is presented by the Pro Football Writers of America. (Via MLive)
- The Detroit News conducted a Q&A with Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham last week at Michigan International Speedway. Cunningham was there for the Quicken Loans 400 and because his son-in-law works for MIS.
- Sports Radio Interviews has a transcript of Jahvid Best's recent chat with WDFN. He talked about concussions and the Lions' off-field issues during the interview.
- Kyle Vanden Bosch is among the many people who have been impressed with Willie Young this offseason.
- Rex Ryan and Jim Schwartz are the only two members of the 2009 head coach class who haven't been fired, and Ryan thinks they "have a chance to be here for a long time."