- The Detroit Free Press had an exclusive interview with Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn this week. In the interview, Quinn said DeAndre Levy's injury was not a big concern of his.
- In the same interview, Quinn also admitted head coach Jim Caldwell doesn't have a strict mandate or ultimatum regarding the team's record or playoff status in 2016.
- Although the Lions have a lot of young talented players, according to ESPN's metrics, they rank 31st in talent under 25 years old (ESPN insider required).
- Bad news for former Lions defensive end George Johnson:
Source: Bucs DE George Johnson placed on IR with hip fracture https://t.co/X5nHCE5wJZ— JennaLaineESPN (@JennaLaineESPN) August 5, 2016
- This year's most unlikely camp breakout star so far? Defensive tackle Khyri Thornton, who has apparently lost 30 pound since OTAs.
- DetroitLions.com has your highlights and photos from Day 6 of training camp. They also strangely have Kyle Van Noy highlights from camp. Highlights are a bit of an overstatement, though.
- We could see another Lions player sign an extension in the near future:
Lions G.M. says he's talking to more players about extensions https://t.co/VSegGOXzdR— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 5, 2016