Detroit Lions players are busy enjoying their last few weeks of offseason freedom before training camp starts at the end of the month. But before the players left to vacation, they provided the DetroitLions.com staff with plenty of excellent content.
They’ve played “The Google Game” in which they answer the most googled questions about themselves. They’ve continued Tim Twentyman’s Closest to the Pin contest. They’ve answered trivia questions about their teammates and tested their lip-reading skills.
But on Thursday, the Lions may have released their best offseason content yet. They got Lions players to play a game of “What’s in the box?” Players were asked to touch foreign objects without being able to see them and then try to identify what they were touching.
Though each object turned out to be completely ordinary, the players obviously didn’t know that, and they proceed to freak out when touching things as simple as a pineapple or lion figurine. Watch below:
My favorite has to be Kerryon Johnson’s reaction to everything. He’s absolutely convinced the pineapple is moving, then he’s afraid he killed the lion toy.
Also, kudos to the Lions media team for clearly psyching the entire team out on the lion figurine. Just about every Lions player was terrified to touch it. And Marvin Jones Jr’s reaction was classic: