- The Detroit Lions released defensive tackle John Drew and cornerback Ross Weaver from injured reserve on Wednesday.
Havard Rugland cleared waivers after being released by the Lions.
Ziggy Ansah was not at the Lions' kickoff luncheon on Wednesday. This seems like yet another sign that Ansah is dealing with a concussion.
NFL.com's predictions for the 2013 season include a few people selecting Calvin Johnson for Offensive Player of the Year and one person selecting Ndamukong Suh for Defensive Player of the Year. Also, a couple people have Ansah being named the Defensive Rookie of the Year.
- ESPN's Kevin Seifert predicts the Lions to go 9-7 in 2013, while SI's Peter King has them going 6-10.
PSA from Jim Schwartz: Don't make too much noise when the Lions are on offense.
Reggie Bush had a great comment about crowd noise:
Reggie Bush jokes there weren't problems with the fans being too loud in Miami. "It was different there. We had a club in the stadium."— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) August 28, 2013
Nate Burleson is definitely leading the Patrick Edwards bandwagon.
- The Lions' defense is hoping to be plus-three on turnovers each week, according to Glover Quin.
Joique Bell is in a new commercial for Wayne State.
- Linebacker Aaron Curry, who was in the mix to be the No. 1 overall pick before the Lions selected Matthew Stafford back in 2009, has retired. It's a really good thing the Lions went with Stafford and not Curry.
Lions notes: Two players released from injured reserve
Lions notes looks at a couple roster moves, Ziggy Ansah and much more.
By Sean Yuille