- Eric Ebron served as the grand marshal and honorary starter for last Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway.
- Last Saturday, Ebron, Kyle Van Noy and Bill Bentley helped introduce Kendrick Lamar at a concert at Joe Louis Arena.
- For his first season at the professional level, Ebron wants to try and be the NFL's Rookie of the Year.
- James Franklin didn't get any quarterback reps during the Detroit Lions' recent minicamp. Instead, the Lions gave all the work at quarterback to starter Matthew Stafford, backup Dan Orlovsky and third-stringer Kellen Moore. Jim Caldwell indicated that Franklin will mainly get his reps during the preseason, as he should have a better understanding of the offense by that point.
- For Father's Day, Gunther Cunningham shared a story about how his stepdad taught him how to fight.
- SB Nation recently took a round-by-round look at how NFL teams build their rosters through the draft.
- Former Lions cornerback Eric Wright has reportedly decided to retire from the NFL.
Lions notes: Eric Ebron, James Franklin, more
Lions notes looks at Eric Ebron's weekend, James Franklin's lack of reps and much more.