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Notes: Detroit Lions to start minicamp football drills on Tuesday!

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It’s another step towards actual football!

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  • This isn’t just draft week for the Detroit Lions. They’ll also open the first of two minicamps on Tuesday, which will be head coach Matt Patricia’s first opportunity to run some actual football drills with the team. The team still won’t be able to run full team drills, but Patricia will be able to start installing his mark on the team on both sides of the ball.

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