- On Thursday, the Detroit Lions decided to forgo their final day of minicamp practice in favor of a walk-through:
Lions have switched their final minicamp practice to an indoor walk-through. No media.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) June 16, 2016
- The Lions chose not to re-sign Travis Lewis this offseason, so the Vikings picked him up. But on Thursday, the team parted ways with the veteran linebacker:
- Zach Zenner is still working his way back from the rib injury that shortened his 2015 season.
- The Lions hired Randy Edsall to be their director of football research back in January. On Thursday, Jim Caldwell explained specifically what his role will be in 2016.
- Former team president Tom Lewand is now the CEO of Shinola, a manufacturing company specializing in watches:
- The NFL is making a slight adjustment to their practice squad rules starting this year. Jeff Risdon of SideLion Report explains how that may affect the Lions.
- Marvin Jones was teammates with the Lions' newest addition Orson Charles back with the Bengals. Naturally, he was pretty excited when news broke they would be reunited:
Welcome aboard bro bro!! @O_Charles80— Marvin Jones Jr (@MarvinJonesJr) June 16, 2016