- An offseason favorite of ours: Pro Football focus released the first half of their top 101 players from the 2016 season. The Detroit Lions failed to have a single player land on the top 50 of their list.
- Larry Warford or Riley Reiff? Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press weighs the tough choices the Lions have at offensive line this offseason.
- The Detroit Lions announced they will be having their fifth annual “Taste of the Lions” event on May 17. Tickets go on sale Feb. 24. For more information on the event, check out their website.
- Don Carey also has a lunch event coming up this weekend, if you have a young one that is looking to learn from the former Man of the Year candidate. It’s free and you can register here.
February 7, 2017
- The Packers released long-time cornerback Sam Shields on Wednesday. He did not seem very happy about it. Check out those hashtags:
Sam Shields Released From The Green Bay Packers #SevenStrongYears #IWasGettingBetter #TedThompson #RussBall #CoachMcCarty #StillMad #AtleastLetMeRetireFromThePack #BusinessIsBusiness #BouncebackShields #ICantPlayWithAnybodyElse #ThatsHowTheGameGo #ImDone✌ #ThanksGreenBay #Ring #Probowl #Money #NowWithMyFamily #NoMoreFreezingWeather #EverythingHappensForAReason
- ESPN’s Michael Rothstein believes that just because Terrell Owens didn’t make the Hall of Fame doesn’t mean this hurts Calvin Johnson’s chances to make it into Canton.
- I promise this is the last KYLE VAN NOY WON THE SUPER BOWL thing I will post, but this was a pretty neat moment from the parade:
Video of @KVN_03 catching my GoPro and then throwing it back thanks for giving me a little taste of what it's like to be on the duck boats! pic.twitter.com/D02LtvJlZP— anthony castellano (@ajcasty) February 7, 2017