- Kicker Havard Rugland, who was released by the Detroit Lions earlier this week, worked out for the Green Bay Packers on Friday.
Had a great workout with Green bay this morning. Thankful for the opportunity— Håvard Rugland (@MrRugland) August 30, 2013
- There were several FedEx envelopes containing fines sent to Allen Park this week:
#Lions DE Willie Young was fined $7,875 for taunting Tom Brady last week.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 30, 2013
Nick Fairley, Rocky McIntosh and CJ Mosley also got hit for $7875 each for unnecessary roughness. #PreseasonFines— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 30, 2013
One more #Lions fine - Joe Fauria docked $7,875 for a chop block. Someone play those numbers in the lotto tonight & split ur winnings w/me— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 30, 2013
Calvin Johnson came in at No. 2 on ESPN's list of the top 100 offensive players in the NFL.
- ESPN has a good piece on why Matthew Stafford has such a bad record against winning teams.
- The Arizona Cardinals released former Lions wide receiver Mike Thomas on Friday.
Lions notes looks at Havard Rugland, several fines handed out to Detroit players and more.