- A big congrats to former Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson, who will be joining “The NFL Today” crew on CBS while keeping his job on “Good Morning Football” on NFL Network:
Oh wow. @Nate13Burleson is joining The NFL Today on CBS, along with his @gmfb duties. Very cool announcement just now on our morning show.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 8, 2017
- There isn’t a lot of information out there on Lions’ seventh-round pick Pat O’Connor, but Lions Wire does a good job digging to see if he could potentially make Detroit’s final roster.
- The Lions rookies are all ready for this week’s minicamp:
Can't wait to get up to Detroit and get to work— Teez Tabor (@_31Flavorz) May 7, 2017
I say the same https://t.co/OY6BZBbPHJ— Kenny Golladay (@kgxix19) May 8, 2017
Ready to bring this to the dirty D!! #onepride #Lions pic.twitter.com/8HHHp8jBEW— Tion Green (@TionGreen) May 6, 2017
- Lions rookie quarterback Brad Kaaya was a big fan of the Madden video games growing up. One of his favorite quarterbacks to play as? None other than Matthew Stafford.
- How can cornerback Alex Carter sneak his way onto the Lions roster? Dave Birkett believes a move to safety is a possibility.
- Marvin Jones III is going to be a first-round pick in the 2029 draft:
- There have been some questions about Teez Tabor’s attitude and personality. But his very personally written goodbye to Florida from January gives good insight into the kind of person he is.