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Lions notes: Former All-Pro LB Tedy Bruschi offers encouraging words for Jarrad Davis

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Early struggles are nothing to worry about, according to the Patriots all-star.

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  • Former All-Pro linebacker Tedy Bruschi told DetroitLions.com that Jarrad Davis’ struggles in coverage are completely typical for a rookie and that he expects Davis to have a good career. “It’s natural that it’s taking him a little longer,” Bruschi said. “But that’s something a good young player like that can eventually come in his second year and third year.”

  • The Detroit Lions put together a neat montage of the best community service moments from the players in 2017:

  • Glover Quin was unfairly snubbed from both the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro teams, but NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling righted the wrong by placing Quin on his 2017 All-Pro list.

  • I don’t know if this means something about Tahir Whitehead’s upcoming free agency or nothing at all, but it is noteworthy:

  • Darius Slay named his top five four cornerbacks in the league, and humbly didn’t include himself:

  • Get ready for more potential Joe Buck and Troy Aikman in your life. FOX Sports has acquired broadcasting rights for “Thursday Night Football” through the year 2022.