- Former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz has a unique viewpoint of the Detroit Lions and their trade for Greg Robinson. Schwartz, a nine-year veteran in the NFL, spent the 2016 offseason with the Lions and knows their current scheme. Based on that information, Schwartz believes Robinson is a great fit for Detroit and the Lions will get the most out of him. His full breakdown of the trade is an excellent read.
- He also has a response to those criticizing Robinson’s work ethic, which came into question by some fans and analysts:
Greg Robinson works with @OLineWorld65 ... work ethic isn't an issue https://t.co/nI4AynvEBn— Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz) June 16, 2017
For what it’s worth, new Rams coach Sean McVay echoed those statements:
Sean McVay disputed Greg Robinson's reputation for not working hard. "I didn't sense that at all." ... https://t.co/K0bTsB3c91— Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) June 15, 2017
- Speaking of Robinson, he introduced himself to Detroit on Twitter Thursday:
Thankful For The Opportunity That Has Been Bestowed Upon Me. Huge Thanks To The @Lions For Giving Me A Chance.. I'm So Ready To Get Rolling!— Greg Robinson (@G_ROB73) June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017
- The Detroit Free Press’ Dave Birkett isn’t as optimistic about the pickup. Birkett doesn’t believe Robinson nor Cyrus Kouandjio will “save the Lions’ season.”
- Marvin Jones Jr. sought the help of Randy Moss during the offseason. MLive’s Nate Atkins has more details on Jones’ quest to improve.
- If you’ve been dragging your feet on purchasing a new Lions jersey, now may be the time to finally pull the trigger:
Don’t miss our Nike sale! All the latest looks & styles including the NEW UNIFORMS are 25% off through Saturday → https://t.co/tSAwZCOBiy pic.twitter.com/J2Q9k5JaGY— Detroit Lions (@Lions) June 15, 2017
- Thursday’s minicamp session was essentially just a walk-through, but the Detroit Lions still had a photo gallery and highlights from practice.
- It’s looking more and more likely that Anquan Boldin will not be re-signing with the Lions this year.