- Bleacher Report did their stat predictions on each quarterback for the upcoming season. They have Matthew Stafford finishing with a respectable 4,260 passing yards (64 percent completion), 28 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.
- After getting berated on Twitter by plenty of Lions fans, Pro Football Focus released a list of big name players that didn't make their top 101, and here is their reasoning for Ezekiel Ansah being left off:
"Of his 14 sacks, six of them were clean-up plays, and another three of them were entirely unblocked. Olivier Vernon managed 57 total pressures in the final eight games of the season alone, so Ansah’s 66 over 16 games isn’t that impressive for an edge rusher, and in grading terms, there were 20 edge rushers with a higher grade thanks largely to the kind of pressure they were applying. Sacks are important, but they are not a good measure of pass-rush."
- Ameer Abdullah and several other Lions teammates got together with HAVEN, a program that educates young males on domestic violence. The Lions also contributed to the program with a $250,000 grant fund.
- Graham Glasgow is excited to reunite with former Michigan teammate Jake Rudock and is ready to challenge Travis Swanson for a starting role.
Will Graham Glasgow start at C this fall? I just want to "push Travis & I guess we’ll see what happens opening day" https://t.co/4PTBwpmfpZ— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) May 15, 2016
- Miles Killebrew had a crazy April 30th, considering that he was drafted and graduated from college on the same day.
"We weren’t up there yet, but there was a ceremony going on," Killebrew said. "From what I heard, a lot of my old classmates actually had their phones. They were watching (the draft), and keeping up. As soon as our names got called, there was a roar in the arena, which was kind of cool."
- The Lions' own Laken Tomlinson weighs in on the newest additions to the offensive line.
G @laken77 talks about the young additions to the OL— Detroit Lions (@Lions) May 13, 2016