- Dwayne Washington is a running back for the Detroit Lions. Dwayne Johnson is the real name of noted wrestler and actor The Rock. One of those people scored a touchdown for the Lions Thursday night against the Bengals, but I’m not sure which:
The Rock left it all on the field for the Lions tonight pic.twitter.com/4KwPVFZLk7— Mike Payton (@POD_Payton) August 19, 2016
- Calvin Johnson made Pro Football Focus’ all-decade team.
- Since we could all use a dash of optimism after Thursday’s game, never forget this graphic:
Mmmm, that's my quarterback! pic.twitter.com/f9t0Xw4xtW— Detroit4lyfe (@Detroit4lyfe) August 19, 2016
- Jeff Risdon of SideLion Report reminds us that Matthew Stafford can be great.
- Zac Snyder over at Detroit Jock City gave his rapid reactions to Thursday’s game and believes Dwayne Washington has a real chance at the 53-man roster.
- Former Dallas Cowboys vice president of player personnel Gil Brandt is still pretty high on the Detroit Lions:
I think Lions could be a surprise team this year. They're building this right. Quinn has them pointed in right direction.— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) August 16, 2016
- Marvin Jones wrote an extremely interesting article detailing how and why he chose Detroit in free agency. This is a must read.