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Notes: Detroit Lions players react to 2018 Pro Bowl selections

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Lions receivers didn’t seem very happy with the NFL’s choices.

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  • Several Detroit Lions players spoke up on social media after the 2018 Pro Bowl selections were made on Tuesday night. First, there were a handful of players that congratulated Darius Slay, their only teammate named to the all-star game.

Then there were the Lions receivers, who may or may not have felt a little slighted by the decisions (Marvin Jones Jr. made it as a fourth alternative):

  • Kyle Meinke of MLive.com thinks it’s about time Matthew Stafford got more respect. “No quarterback has done everything better than Matthew Stafford,” Meinke wrote. “And he's done it with less than almost everybody.” Check out the full article here.

  • Lifelong Lions fan and comedian Keegan-Michael Key helped provide inspiration for the Lions’ Rockettes celebration on Saturday:

  • As we mentioned last week, Haloti Ngata is up for two sportsmanship award: The Walter Payton Man of the Year and the Art Rooney Sportsmanship award. Hear Ngata talk about both nominations below:

  • Check out what Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay (yeah, I really like the sound of that) does with a day off: