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Lions notes: Darius Slay, Garrett Reynolds, more

Lions notes looks at Darius Slay, Garrett Reynolds and much more.

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  • Darius Slay is quite excited that Rashean Mathis is back under contract with the Detroit Lions.
  • I can't say I expected Garrett Reynolds to get a deal like this based on how he performed for the Lions last season: This is good news for the Lions in the sense that Reynolds could put them in position to get yet another compensatory pick next year.

  • Martin Mayhew attended Michigan State's pro day on Wednesday.

  • Georgia running back Todd Gurley met with several members of the Lions organization during his visit to Allen Park on Monday.
  • Despite losing Ndamukong Suh, the Lions' Super Bowl odds haven't changed for next season.
  • The Lions had a whole lot of different lineups on offense last season:
  • Dominic Raiola's career with the Lions is already over, and it sounds like his NFL career as a whole may be over as well considering "there has been no movement on anything" for him since free agency began, according to ESPN's Michael Rothstein.

  • Calvin Johnson got engaged this week.

  • SB Nation's latest 2015 NFL mock draft has the Lions taking Florida State defensive tackle Eddie Goldman in the first round.

  • Quite a few rule changes have been proposed for the 2015 NFL season. Most of them revolve around replay and what can actually be reviewed, but this is a pretty, well, unique idea:

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