- The Detroit Lions lost Travis Swanson to a knee injury on Sunday, but it looks like it wasn't anything serious after all.
Travis Swanson has a brace on his right knee, but said he avoided serious injury, will be ready for OTAs— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) January 5, 2015
- Teryl Austin's interview schedule is beginning to take shape. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala, the Lions defensive coordinator will interview with the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday and the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday. There's no word yet on when he's scheduled to speak with the Buffalo Bills, which also expressed interest in interviewing him.
- It appears Austin isn't the only member of the Lions drawing interest from other teams.
One name figured to garner interest in Philly for Chip Kelly’s new GM: #Lions VP of pro personnel Sheldon White. Expected to interview— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 5, 2015
- A whole lot of people watched Sunday's Lions-Dallas Cowboys game.
The Lions and Cowboys NFC Wild Card Playoff game peaked at a 47.7 rating in metro Detroit on Sunday.— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) January 5, 2015
- Golden Tate and Dominic Raiola let their shirts do the talking on Monday.
Golden Tate was wearing a sweatshirt today that said "Detroit Against the World" He told me it was intentional.— Jennifer Hammond (@HammerFox2) January 5, 2015
#Lions Dom Raiola still emotionally wrung-out today. Said he is still numb. T-shirt said: "God Forgives, Detroit Doesn't.''— Paula Pasche (@paulapasche) January 5, 2015
- Finally, to lighten the mood a bit...
Asked one player about his offseason plans: "I don't know, I was kind of thinking about taking classes to be a referee."— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) January 5, 2015
Kellen Moore did call himself, "Mr. August."— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) January 5, 2015
Lions notes: Travis Swanson, Teryl Austin, more
Lions notes looks at an update on Travis Swanson's injury, a rundown of Teryl Austin's interview schedule and much more.
By Sean Yuille