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Kenny Golladay gets rave reviews from former NFL receiver Chad Johnson

The Kenny Golladay hype is out of control.

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Chad Johnson stopped by Detroit Lions practice on Friday in a relatively uneventful cameo. He didn’t pull any antics or stunts, as one may have thought, but he did spend some time introducing himself to the Lions’ receivers, including his fellow former Bengal Marvin Jones Jr.:

Ocho meets the Lions WRs

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After camp, Johnson shared his thoughts about the Lions on social media. Taking over the Lions’ snapchat, Johnson said, “The players look good, the team itself looks good.”

But Johnson had something very specific to say regarding Lions’ rookie receiver Kenny Golladay:

Golladay has already been earning rave reviews throughout the entire offseason. What started out as typical hype during rookie minicamp has exploded into big expectations for the young receiver.

Throughout training camp, Golladay has looked sharp both as a route-runner and a receiver. Here’s just a sampling of his play during Friday’s practice:

Golladay is still firmly third in the Lions’ depth chart behind Marvin Jones and Golden Tate, but as he continues to draw attention from fans and media alike, one has to wonder if he’ll have a bigger role in his rookie year than previously thought.

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