- According to Detroit Lions running backs coach Curtis Modkins, Mikel Leshoure is in fact expected to have a role in Detroit's new offense.
Modkins on RB Mikel Leshoure: "I think Mikel has a chance to be a big part of what we do...— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 25, 2014
Modkins (cont): "As a matter of fact, I’m anticipating him being a big part of what we do and a big role in our success."— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 25, 2014
- I like the sound of this:
Hearing good initial reports on #Lions rookie 5th rd DT Caraun Reid. Under the radar, but his development is important over next 2 years.— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) July 27, 2014
- Calvin Johnson is a 99 overall and the top-rated wide receiver in Madden 15.
- In ESPN's countdown of the top 25 players under the age of 25, Larry Warford came in at No. 19.
- Reggie Bush thinks that hiring Jim Caldwell was the Lions' "biggest free-agent signing" this offseason.
- Before arriving for Lions training camp, Bush took part in "Daddy Training Camp" for FOX Sports.
- Former Lions head coach Wayne Fontes was interviewed by Detroit Sports 105.1 last Friday, and Mike O'Hara has a recap of what Fontes had to say.
- This says a lot about the state of the Lions secondary during the Jim Schwartz era:
Talked with #Bills DC Jim Schwartz about what drew him to this job. One thing talent at all 3 levels of D. Hasn’t had DBs like this in years— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 25, 2014
Lions notes looks at Mikel Leshoure, Caraun Reid and much more.