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Notes: Lions continuing to build younger roster

Detroit still has one of the oldest rosters in the NFL, but they are finally trending towards youth.

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  • Saturday, we focused on the impressive preseason that Kerry Hyder had, but rookie Antwione Williams was also a beast during the exhibition season:

  • Stevan Ridley, released by the Lions a few weeks ago, didn’t last long with the Indianapolis Colts:

  • The Lions play the Bears in Week 3 of the regular season, which means they will not have to face defensive star Pernell McPhee, who was placed on the reserve/PUP list on Saturday:

  • Eric Ebron’s alma mater, UNC, fell to Matthew Stafford’s former college Georgia on Saturday night. Stafford doesn’t have any social media, so we can’t tell how bad Stafford was giving him the business, but tight end Orson Charles also went to Georgia, and he couldn’t help himself:

  • Here’s a look at the financial implications from Saturday’s cuts: