- Matt Ryan believes Matthew Stafford will be successful in 2016 with or without Calvin Johnson. "He's that good," Ryan said at the NFL Honors show this year.
- A report says the Lions are likely to play the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving in 2016. It would be the first time the two teams faced off on Thanksgiving since 1995.
- A former college football player is suing the Detroit Lions for an incident at Ford Field:
Ex-Temple player sues Detroit Lions after allegedly being struck by falling metal at Ford Field https://t.co/XvCfs5p12P— Detroit Lions News (@LionsMLive) February 18, 2016
- According to a study done by our partner site Pats Pulpit, the Lions played with the sixth-youngest offensive line in 2015.
- Former Lions kicker Kyle Brindza suffered a severe injury this offseason:
As cliche as it sounds.... a minor set back for a major come back. I have worked my tail off to get another shot and I got it, but now I have to take a step back. I ruptured my Achilles completely during my kicking workout. I'm not mad. I'm not upset. Unfortunate? Yes. I know God has a plan and I have to trust it. This is just another chapter to my story. Time to get this thing fixed and start the road to recovery. . Day 1 starts today! #Day1 #Dominate
- ESPN's Michael Rothstein caught up with former Lions center Kevin Glover for an enlightening Q&A.
- Duke defeated North Carolina in a huge upset in college basketball on Wednesday. This led to a humorous Twitter exchange between Laken Tomlinson (Duke graduate) and Eric Ebron (UNC graduate):
don't tweet me. Idk you lol https://t.co/ChIg80yUWN— Eric Ebron (@Ebron85) February 18, 2016
Todd Gurley II (@TG3II) February 18, 2016