- Many are tagging 2016 as a breakout year for Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah. But how high is his ceiling? Rotoviz went into extreme detail on Abdullah's fantasy football value and believes he could be a top five back and has extremely good value in the sixth or seventh round.
- Our friends at Revenge of the Birds asked the question: What if the Arizona Cardinals had drafted Ameer Abdullah? As you may remember, the Cardinals were ready to draft Abdullah when the Lions ended up selecting him just four picks before Arizona was on the clock.
- According to a report, the 2017 NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia. (The NFL has yet to confirm this):
The NFL draft will be held in Philadelphia in April 2017, according to U.S. Rep. Bob Brady.— Philly.com Sports (@phillysport) July 8, 2016
Los Angeles Rams receiver Tavon Austin posted a picture from his college career, drawing the attention of Lions cornerback Quandre Diggs:
@Tayaustin01 Lol watch out now.— Quandre Diggs (@qdiggs6) July 7, 2016
Tahir Whitehead (@Big_Tah47) July 7, 2016
- Lions guard Geoff Schwartz will be breaking down the play of the best defensive linemen the Lions will face this season. The series begins with Washington defensive tackle Chris Baker:
- Former Lions Lomas Brown and Herman Moore spoke about Calvin Johnson's retirement. Both players empathized with Johnson for leaving the game due to injury concerns.