- We have focused our offseason coverage for the Detroit Lions on improving the running game and developing a pass rush, but there’s a huge question with their secondary. ESPN’s Michael Rothstein believes that despite Nevin Lawson’s improvement, the Lions need to upgrade the position.
- Detroit Jock City’s Erik Schlitt has a thorough breakdown on the Lions’ secondary, including some options at safety and cornerback in free agency and the draft.
- Lions tight end Cole Wick is spending some of his offseason giving back to the community’s youth:
.@RoaryNFL & the #Lions spent the morning Fueling Up to Play 60 with @MilkMeansMore & the students at Freeman Elementary School in Flint! pic.twitter.com/KfmCDEYMBJ— Detroit Lions (@Lions) February 8, 2017
- If you have season tickets, it looks like you can expect your renewal information very soon—and likely with a price increase:
You can expect to receive your 2017 renewal information from us this week. @bigredsv— Rod Wood (@RodWood_Lions) February 9, 2017
- SideLion Report looks at five potential picks for the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
- We didn’t get to see a lot of Dwayne Washington in his rookie year, but what we saw wasn’t very efficient:
Worst YPC vs. base def:— RotoUnderworld (@rotounderworld) February 9, 2017
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- Matthew Stafford is due for a big contract extension this offseason, but according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, negotiations have not started yet.
- In 2016, the Lions had the second-fewest undrafted free agents on their roster.