- Yes, the Calvin Johnson saga continues. It was initially reported that the Detroit Lions recouped $320,000 of his prorated $3.2 million signing bonus, according to NFLPA records. However, the Detroit Free Press’ Carlos Monarrez is reporting that the figure in total is actually over $1 million. At the moment it’s unclear if the Lions cleared that much in cap space, as well.
- ESPN’s Michael Rothstein explains why grabbing Eric Decker, who is expected to be released or traded by the Jets, would make sense in Detroit.
- Kelly Stafford opened up to WDIV Local 4 about her in vitro pregnancy and what life has been like for her and Matthew Stafford since having the twins:
- Anquan Boldin, Johnson Bademosi, Glover Quin and Malcolm Jenkins collaborated on this CNN piece about criminal justice reform, specifically relating to the war on drugs.
- This slipped through the cracks from earlier in the week, but former Lions fourth-round pick Gabe Wright has a new home, after being waived from the Browns:
Roster Move: #Eagles have signed DT Gabe Wright to a one-year contract.— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) June 5, 2017
- Earlier Wednesday, our own Ryan Mathews put Pernell McPhee on blast for suggesting Matthew Stafford was “nowhere near” a top 10 quarterback. Well, Ryan, you may have another target in your crosshairs. The Sporting News believes Stafford is just the 13th-best passer in the league (warning: slideshow).
- Could the Lions somehow swing a trade with the Patriots to grab left tackle Nate Solder? Lions Wire breaks down the not-so-ridiculous scenario.