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Notes: Lions receivers snubbed in another top WR corps list

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People are continuing to sleep on the Lions’ impressive WR set.

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  • Golden Tate and Marvin Jones Jr. represented one of the best one-two punch receiver duos in the league last season. Apparently, it went unnoticed. A week after The Ringer failed to put the Detroit Lions among the league’s top 10 pass-catching units, NFL.com released a list of the top five WR corps in the NFL, and the Lions were left off that list, too.

The Lions had a response:

  • The Detroit Free Press has more details on some of the contract for the Lions’ UDFAs, and there are some interesting figures here:

  • The Lions’ closest-to-the-pin contest is underway, and Don Muhlbach kicked things off with... well, he tried:

  • Tori Petry has a new Lions podcast that has had some good guests in its five episodes. The latest features Matthew Stafford and is worth your time.

  • Remember when Darius Slay went up against Odell Beckham Jr. in a Week 2 marquee matchup on national TV? Friend of the PODcast Mansur Shaheen took every snap they lined up opposite each other and put it into a neat video compilation:

  • Terrell Owens is 44 and still a freak of nature: