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Notes: Lions’ lack of offensive line continuity was historically bad in 2017

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The Lions offensive line went through some seriously turbulent times last season.

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  • The Detroit Lions had some of the worst pass protection and a horrible running game in 2017. Some pointed to the injuries and lineup shuffling as a reason for the poor play. Others labeled that as a poor excuse. But according to this Football Outsiders stat, the Lions did deal with a historic amount of discontinuity among their front five:

  • The Lions worked out a punter/kicker this week, who could end up taking reps in camp, should Detroit decide to add him:

  • Unsurprisingly, after holding a private film sessions with Derrius Guice on Tuesday, both head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn were in attendance for LSU’s Pro Day on Wednesday.

  • Headlines from the “You weren’t expecting this” department: