- Granted there are no objective metrics used in this article, but For The Win ranks the Detroit Lions as the seventh most likable team in the NFL. However, the Green Bay Packers top the list, so take the entire thing with a grain of salt.
- Former Lions defensive end Corey Wootton has called it a career at just 29 years old:
Thank you all for the support! pic.twitter.com/wHQqWkAirF— Corey Wootton (@CoreyWootton) July 26, 2016
Wootton actually never played a regular season snap for the Lions after tearing his pectoral in the preseason last year. He had previously played with the Bears and Vikings.
- Nevin Lawson may have a tough camp battle ahead of him, but Pro Football Focus liked one aspect of his game last year:
San Diego's Patrick Robinson (now with the Colts) yielded a league-low 8.9 yards per catch in 2015. Detroit's Nevin Lawson was 2nd at 9.1.— Josh Liskiewitz (@PFF_Josh) July 25, 2016
- Thinking about cord-cutting or ditching the dish? This season NFL Network and NFL RedZone are coming to PlayStation Vue.
- Jerry Mallory is back! In his latest episode of his podcast "Hindsight 20," he debates the least-expendable player on the Lions' roster and pays tribute to Dennis Green:
- Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon looks like he'll finally be back from his indefinite suspension:
#Browns WR Josh Gordon is being reinstated, source said. He’s suspended for the first 4 games.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 25, 2016
- The NFL has adopted a new concussion protocol. They can now levy fines and even revoke a team's draft picks if they violate the new policies.