- According to TMZ Sports, Titus Young has been sentenced to four years in prison, stemming from an assault charge from 2016. The incident occurred after Young left a mental facility that he was court-ordered to attend. According to TMZ, Young has been imprisoned since August.
- Matthew Stafford was one half of Pro Football Focus’ No. 9 quarterback duel of all time. The shootout between Stafford and Drew Brees in the 2011 playoffs featured 846 passing yards and six touchdowns.
- This past weekend, Ameer Abdullah—independent of any Lions organized event—helped a group of students organize a charity event to help the citizens of Flint:
We out here today! 5-8pm! Looking forward to seeing a great turnout from you great people. #WROH pic.twitter.com/MCnev8o7Zx— Ameer Abdullah (@Ameerguapo) April 9, 2017
- Today’s mock draft of the day comes from Pro Football Focus. They chose cornerback Tre’Davious White for the Lions with the 21st overall pick .
- Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Now that Alex Carter is fully healthy, the 2017 season is his chance to break out.
- What does it cost to be a Lions fan? Nate Atkins at MLive takes a neat look at the gameday prices at Ford Field and finds Detroit fans pay less than the average football fan.
- When it comes to who will start at left guard for the Lions in 2017, Kyle Meinke of MLive believes Joe Dahl will be in the mix.