- ESPN listed six current coordinators who may be next in line to become a first-time NFL head coach. Both of the Detroit Lions coordinators, Teryl Austin and Jim Bob Cooter, made the list.
- Nate Burleson is the latest former teammate of Calvin Johnson to come to his defense:
Here is @Nate13Burleson & the #GMFB team discussing Calvin Johnson's recent comments regarding his retirement pic.twitter.com/0OHnujDLl2— GMFB (@gmfb) July 13, 2017
Later in the show, Stephen Tulloch joined the panel to discuss his thoughts on Johnson’s comments.
- DetroitLions.com’s Tim Twentyman previews the linebacker position as we head towards Lions training camp.
- It may not be showing up in traditional statistics, but Darius Slay is continually improving his game:
Darius Slay continues to get better pic.twitter.com/raRum8CTeb— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) July 13, 2017
- It’s time to start thinking about fantasy football. Thankfully, SideLion Report has over 50 suggestions for Detroit Lions themed fantasy team names.
- Matthew Stafford barely targeted tight ends in 2016. Could that change this year with an entirely revamped tight end depth chart?
2016 Regular Season Tight End Target Share% pic.twitter.com/joEWxqpDOu— John Gatta (@PFF_JohnGatta) April 8, 2017
- Is Haloti Ngata wildly overpaid? Lions Wire’s Ty Schalter looks at both sides of the argument here.
- ESPN’s Sarah Spain perfectly trolled Aaron Rodgers (via Windy City Gridiron):