- Matthew Stafford made some history on Sunday night at the Pro Bowl:
Matthew Stafford's 316 passing yards tonight are 2nd most in #ProBowl history (Peyton Manning, 342, '04) pic.twitter.com/21t7mXmaGC— Detroit Lions (@Lions) January 26, 2015
Matthew Stafford became the 4th #Lions player to earn a #ProBowl player of the game honor: http://t.co/Y3doeMrz31 pic.twitter.com/WKitjuZJtu— Detroit Lions (@Lions) January 26, 2015
Golden Tate videobombed Stafford during an interview after the Pro Bowl.
Joique Bell showed up to the Pro Bowl as a fan, leading to this great picture.
- Here are two more tidbits from the Pro Bowl:
2 random Pro Bowl observations from: As Stafford walked off the field, he said thank you to every serviceman he passed & shook their hands— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) January 26, 2015
2nd: Plenty of guys grabbed their nameplate as a keepsake, put it in their bag. Stafford didn't. His hung above locker long after he left— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) January 26, 2015
- Pro Football Focus' All-NFC North Team is out for the 2014 season.
- For those still wondering about what's going on with the Atlanta Falcons' head coaching search, D. Orlando Ledbetter reports that Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will be "officially named" Atlanta's head coach the day after the Super Bowl. In other words, Teryl Austin's return as defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions will become official next week.
- Former Lions quarterbacks coach Todd Downing has been hired by the Oakland Raiders to be their quarterbacks coach. Downing spent the 2014 season as the Buffalo Bills' quarterbacks coach.
- In other Raiders news, they have re-signed Charles Woodson for another season.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is facing yet another year-long suspension.
As @AdamSchefter reports, Josh Gordon is facing one-year suspension. Per source, Gordon tested positive for alcohol.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January 25, 2015
- The NFL has partnered with Google to bring highlights to YouTube. About time.
Lions notes: More from the Pro Bowl
Lions notes looks at various tidbits from the Pro Bowl, an update on some coaching news and much more.
By Sean Yuille
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