- NFL Draft guru Matt Miller put out a three-round mock draft on Tuesday. To avoid the slideshow mess, you can view the Lions first round pick here. And here's the second and third round picks.
- Speaking of the offseason, SideLion Report has six free agents the Lions should be eyeing right now, including one very familiar face.
- Matt Prater played on Thursday despite being very, very sick:
Lions K Matt Prater said he went to the hospital last Tuesday w/ a 101.9-degree fever, but he still played Thursday https://t.co/ElU6KVkfaN— Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) December 8, 2015
Darius Slay has been playing absolutely out of his mind. Tim Twentyman provides a huge list of stats detailing Slay's run of excellence. My favorite:
But since a Week 5 loss to Arizona, Slay has given up exactly 11 receptions and 128 yards with no touchdowns in his last seven games.
- The Lions have benefitted from the services of Michael Ola at right tackle. Ola went down with an injury against the Packers, but the injury does not appear to be serious.
- Earlier in the week, Golden Tate was on SportsCenter and he was looking fresh: