- Detroit Lions quarterback Jake Rudock was at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon to throw out the first pitch. Here’s how he did:
Jake Rudock first pitch! pic.twitter.com/kzHeMkWMKC— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 19, 2016
- Inversely, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander made an appearance at the Lions game. He did not throw out the first pass:
- Several Lions players swapped jerseys with Cincinnati Bengals after Thursday night’s game:
When two DTs – weighing 667 lbs. – politely ask you to take a photo, you don't say no. https://t.co/yKV5L4Qwwu pic.twitter.com/Kckirv1u98— Mike Mulholland (@mulho2mj) August 19, 2016
- General manager Bob Quinn joined the broadcast booth during the third quarter of the Lions-Bengals preseason game. Justin Rogers of The Detroit News transcribed the entire conversation here.
- Is Darius Slay an elite cornerback? NFL’s Bucky Brooks points out a handful of stats showing Slay still has a long ways to go.
- Need more 53-man roster predictions? Here’s ESPN’s Michael Rothstein’s look at the roster. And here is Kyle Meinke’s take (WARNING: Slideshow).
- Elsewhere in the NFL, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is tearing up the preseason:
ICYMI: @15_DakP had a perfect 158.3 pass RTG last night in his 2nd preseason game.— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) August 20, 2016
Here's every throw!https://t.co/K1gKkUP8iV