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Lions notes: Training camp begins July 28

Rod Wood announced the start date of Detroit Lions training camp 2016.

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  • Detroit Lions president Rod Wood joined WJR radio and released the much anticipated date for the team's 2016 training camp: A full schedule of practice dates and times has yet to be released. 

  • and The Oakland Press both give five things to look for during the Lions' three-day mandatory minicamp, which begins on Tuesday. 

  • ESPN believes DeAndre Levy is the Lions' best social media follow

  • Now that the Lions are adding cheerleaders, there are only six other teams in the NFL who don't have them:
  • Bleacher Report's Kristopher Knox had Taylor Decker making his predicted 2016 All-Rookie team

  • Nevin Lawson is tediously studying and modifying his own game in order to keep the starting cornerback job. 

  • When Ndamukong Suh signed a six-year, $114 million contract ($59.95 million guaranteed), many believed they heavily overpaid. But look at what the Eagles just gave Fletcher Cox:

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