- Bleacher Report’s Gary Davenport believes Carlos Hyde to the Detroit Lions is one of 10 free agency moves that makes too much sense. Lions Wire’s Ty Schalter agrees, saying, “A rejuvenated Hyde could slot nicely into the Lions’ running-back committee.”
- What better way to enter the long weekend than by watching the top 25 NFL celebrations from 2017—including three of the top six from the Lions:
The TOP 25 CELEBRATIONS of the 2017 Season! pic.twitter.com/2MtzIyF37h— NFL (@NFL) February 16, 2018
- MLive’s Kyle Meinke has a juicy mailbag where he predicts Quandre Diggs’ role for 2018, runs down some potential free agent targets, and talks about his one-on-one interview with Matt Patricia.
- Dan Orlovsky was back at in on Friday morning, breaking down the No. 8 and 7 passing plays from the Lions’ 2017 season:
Wake up to the breakdown of the #8 top 10 Passing Play of the Year for the @Lions and watch a sick throw and a ladder climb by @Ebron85 ...I wonder what @cmonarrez thinks of this throw ??...@SideLionReport @davebirkett @BearsViews #Lions pic.twitter.com/ngTjca4SUK— Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) February 16, 2018
OOOOHHH BABY this 1 is sweet and it’s @Lions play #7 of the breakdown. Brains over braun at the QB position will always be and it helps when you have the #Yac KING @ShowtimeTate to get the ball to...@Browns fans close your eyes ♂️ @ttwentyman @espn @nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/u95ArtMeVS— Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) February 16, 2018
- Can’t wait for the NFL Combine? Tim Twentyman has five guards/centers and six defensive ends to watch for the pre-draft event.
- If you’re like me, you’re missing football already. These highlights from the first half of the 2017 season help a little bit:
- The Athletic’s Chris Burke has an impressively extensive free agency preview for the Detroit Lions’ defensive line situation (The Athletic subscription required).