- There’s nothing out of the ordinary in the contract for Detroit Lions’ first-round pick Frank Ragnow, but if you’re curious about the figures, ESPN’s Michael Rothstein has the details here, including a $2.14 million cap hit for 2018.
- Try to guess what the Lions’ longest passing touchdown since 2000 was. Now see if you’re right by watching the video below. The Lions’ play is at the 7:02 mark. (Sadly, the Lions are on the wrong end of the play in four other instances in the highlight reel):
- Bad news for former Lions linebacker Paul Worrilow. He appears to have suffered a serious leg injury during Eagles OTAs and was carted off with an air cast.
- You probably already know all of this, but Pro Football Focus offered a couple of nice reminders about two of the biggest playmakers on the Lions roster:
Your weekly reminder that Golden Tate is really good with the ball in his hands. ️ pic.twitter.com/pMdszKq61d— PFF DET Lions (@PFF_Lions) May 22, 2018
- NFL owners are currently meeting in Atlanta to discuss a couple rule changes, among other things. SB Nation has a nice breakdown of everything that’s likely to be discussed and the rules that are most likely to be adopted.
- Former Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky has found himself a new home on NFL Network show “Good Morning Football.” Here’s his latest segment on Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from Tuesday morning:
The sample size may be small but there are big reasons for @Chiefs fans to get excited for @PatrickMahomes5 in 2018.@danorlovsky7 breaks down some tape on the Chiefs QB in #TuesdayMorningQB. pic.twitter.com/ZLEyLb5zrI— GMFB (@gmfb) May 22, 2018
- What went wrong with Miles Killebrew in 2017 and will he re-emerge in 2018? Lions Wire’s Bryce Rossler looked at last year’s tape to try and answer both questions.
- Despite adding Kerryon Johnson and LeGarrette Blount this offseason, the Lions’ backfield only ranks 23rd in the league, according to Kristopher Knox of Bleacher Report.