- The Detroit Lions closed out their first week of practice with a mock game on Saturday morning in Allen Park.
- Following Saturday's practice, cornerback Ethan Davis was waived by the Lions. He only signed with the Lions on Tuesday, so he wasn't with them for very long.
- DeAndre Levy, Joseph Fauria and the usual list of injured players were once again out on Saturday.
- Here's some possible depth chart news:
Lions mock game: Jeremy Ross first up as returner, Josh Wilson at nickel, Lucas at RT, Bynes at OLB with Levy out— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 8, 2015
Walker, Reid at defensive tackle for scrimmage. Larry Webster at DE— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) August 8, 2015
- In all reality, it probably doesn't matter who ends up winning the backup quarterback job given how Moore and Orlovsky have performed during training camp so far:
Here's my takeaway from the Lions mock game today: If Matthew Stafford gets hurt this team is toast— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 8, 2015
- It took the offense a few drives to find the end zone on Saturday.
First-team offense finally breaks thru on third possession. Stafford to Calvin for 15-yard TD. Crezdon Butler flagged for PI, didn't matter— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) August 8, 2015
- More of this, please:
Stafford just went 9-for-10 on a drive. Ebron caught 4 of those balls, including a 7 yard TD.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) August 8, 2015
- I don't think the Lions will have to worry about the kicker position this year.
Matt Prater is crushing FGs today. Last one was good from 65, all have been dead center.— Jeff Risdon (@JeffRisdon) August 8, 2015
- Finally, here are some observations from our Alex Reno, who was in attendance on Saturday morning:
Lucas had a pretty up and down day at RT with first team. Phillip Hunt gave him fits all day, but looked good vs. Ziggy on bull rush.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
Speaking of Hunt, he and Devin Taylor are having a great camp. I think both could make the team. Tapp has looked solid as well.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
Andrew Peacock had a really great practice and caught a ton of passes. A lot of them were from Orlovsky/Moore, so a lot away from his body.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
RJ Stanford made a couple of nice plays today. Made a great break on the ball for an INT and also had another deflection.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
I've heard that Tyrunn Walker is having a good camp from some, haven't seen much of him personally.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
Golden Tate is a stud and looked pretty awesome in his luchador (sp) mask. Made a couple of nice plays, including one for a TD.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
Kyle Van Noy looked great in coverage today. Had a nice PD against Thompson on an out route and another pass tipped incomplete.— Alex Reno (@alex_reno) August 8, 2015
Lions training camp: Notes from Saturday's mock game
This edition of Detroit Lions training camp notes recaps various tidbits from Saturday's mock game.
By Sean Yuille