- Contract details are out for the Detroit Lions’ latest offensive line signings, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Based on the numbers, Kenny Wiggins appears to have a much better chance of being a starter than Wesley Johnson, who was basically given a veteran minimum contract.
- NFL cornerback prospect Nick Nelson reportedly tore his meniscus during a team visit. Guess which team he was visiting?
Per source, the Nick Nelson injury happened in the early stages of a private workout with the Lions.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 6, 2018
Oddly, Teez Tabor reportedly suffered an injury during his pre-draft workout with the Lions last year, too.
- When it comes to prospects with checkered pasts, Lions head coach Matt Patricia is willing to give players second chances, pointing to his family’s background as teacher as inspiration to make changes in his player’s lives.
- If you’re still holding your breath that Johnathan Hankins could land in Detroit, please breathe. It’s almost certainly not happening. He’s visiting with the Jets this week:
DT Johnathan Hankins is visiting the New York Jets today. Former Giants second-rounder was cut by the Colts last month after one year. Hankins also has visited Washington. He just turned 26 on Sunday, and Pro Football Focus had him as the third-best... https://t.co/Ic2lb55FCv— Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) April 5, 2018
- The Lions have made a minor roster move just a few days before offseason workouts begin. The team announced they have waived cornerback Des Lawrence on Friday.
- If you’re a Michigan Wolverines fan, the Amazon Prime series “All or Nothing” dropped on Thursday night at midnight. Let’s just say that it gets intense at times (very NSFW language):
Don Brown is first ballot Halftime Speech Hall of Fame. (NSFW) pic.twitter.com/voUZ6q3U2n— The Wolverine Lounge (@WolverineLounge) April 6, 2018