- ESPN ranked each current NFL coach in terms of their years as a player. Jim Caldwell came in at No. 12. Caldwell never played in the NFL, but was a standout defensive back at Iowa for four years.
- A'Shawn Robinson was one of many Detroit Lions players at Michigan International Speedway a few weeks ago. During his time there, he did a 21-questions interview. Most notably: his favorite movie is "White Chicks."
- While most Lions players are out on vacation, the rookies were obligated to help out with the Lions' Youth Football camp. But they seem to be having a good time:
#TFW you make a one-handed grab in front of the #Lions rookies at the @LionsYouthFB camp. pic.twitter.com/7eGT9lEuN8— Detroit Lions (@Lions) June 24, 2016
DT @AshawnRobinson working with the d-line at today's @LionsYouthFB camp pic.twitter.com/EnH3McaRUU— Detroit Lions (@Lions) June 23, 2016
- We're not sure when, but the Lions apparently took a look at former Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore:
Former Raiders/Bills WR Denarius Moore has worked out for the #Jaguars and #Lions this offseason, according to a source.— Dallas Robinson (@dallasdrobinson) June 22, 2016
- Detroit Jock City's Erik Schlitt believes last year's offensive coordinators swap will be the key to Matthew Stafford's success in 2016.
- The Indianapolis Colts are one of five teams using beeping football technology to help improve their players' ball security. (Paging, Ameer Abdullah)