- After Saturday night's crazy Wild Card game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers, the Detroit Lions have some company atop the playoff futility leaderboard:
- The Lions reached out to Trent Kirchner for an interview, but they reportedly never fully went through with the request:
The Lions did not interview Seahawks co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner for GM. They got permission, but never scheduled one.— Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) January 9, 2016
- The Lions handed out a few more awards to their players. Ameer Abdullah was named the team's rookie of the year, while Riley Reiff pulled in top offensive lineman honors.
- The Lions put together this neat GIF of photos from every single touchdown scored by the team this season:
- Joe Banner, former team president of the Eagles and CEO of the Browns, believes the Lions should fire Jim Caldwell and hire Teryl Austin as head coach.
Ezekiel Ansah took to twitter to express his gratitude for being named to the Associated Press' All-Pro second team:
Humbled & Blessed !! Excited as heck tho hehe https://t.co/AC6TTCPA8d— Ezekiel Ansah (@Ziggy_Ansah) January 8, 2016
- Pro Football Focus listed the best defensive player from every team. The Lions' best defensive player? Darius Slay.