- For the second straight year, DetroitLions.com tested Lions players on their British lingo. Apparently no one knows what a kerfuffle is.(DetroitLions.com)
- Not everybody was thrilled when the Jim Caldwell fired three offensive coaches, including Joe Lombardi. Manny Ramirez took the termination especially hard. "We let them down, and this is the way they provide for their family, and that was on our hands," Ramirez said of the fired coaches.
- But don't feel too bad for Lombardi, his family should be taken care of for a while:
Joe Lombardi did well on contract as a first-time OC for @Lions. He will be paid balance of 3-year deal, including $1.3 million in 2016— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) October 27, 2015
- Jim Schwartz apparently wants to return to coaching next season. The Lions could be looking for a new coach next season. I think this may be divine intervention...(please, no).
- The Lions' equipment manager, Tim O'Neill, gave Sky Sports a behind-the-scenes look at how the Lions prepared for this week's game in London.
- The Lions won't likely be playing for a playoff spot in Week 17, but there may be some stakes to their final game against the Chicago Bears:
It just occurred to me that Lions-Bears matchup in Week 17 could be for right to draft No. 1 overall.— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) October 27, 2015