- Sam Martin is off to a great start this season.
P Sam Martin ranks 2nd in gross punting avg (50.1), 10th in net punting avg (42.3) and 7th in kickoff touchback % (77.8). He's a weapon.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) September 30, 2014
- DeAndre Levy is also off to a great start this season.
LB DeAndre Levy is tied for sixth in the @NFL with 38 tackles and tied for third among LBs with 3 pass breakups. pic.twitter.com/G2XgdJfNTO— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 30, 2014
- Through four weeks, the Lions' pass catchers have done a much better job of not dropping the ball compared to last year.
The #Lions finished dead last in NFL in 2013 with a drop % of 10.6 (44 total). Through 4 games this year that % is 5.9 with 6 total drops.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) September 30, 2014
- National Football Post's Joel Corry put Nick Fairley on his list of contract year "surprises" based on his strong play in the first quarter of the season.
- ESPN's Michael Rothstein took a look at how Reggie Bush gets ready for game day.
- Say goodbye to the NFL blackout rule -- sort of.
- The Oakland Raiders have fired Dennis Allen and named Tony Sparano their interim head coach.
Lions notes: Sam Martin, DeAndre Levy, more
Lions notes looks at Sam Martin, DeAndre Levy and much more.
By Sean Yuille