- The Detroit Lions kicked off reporting day for training camp with a couple of press conferences. Watch below as Matthew Stafford and Jarrad Davis offer their initial thoughts on the first day of camp (if you don’t see it below, click here):
Watch LIVE as Matthew Stafford meets the media on Rocket Mortgage #LionsCamp arrival day
Watch LIVE as Matthew Stafford and Jarrad Davis meets the media on Rocket Mortgage #LionsCamp arrival dayPosted by Detroit Lions on Thursday, July 26, 2018
- Despite a down year, punter Sam Martin is considered the heavy favorite to maintain the Lions’ punting job. However, special teams coach Joe Marciano says that newcomer Ryan Santoso has a chance to win the gig.
- File this one under “Overreactions After One Day of Training Camp”
Patriots defenders have noticed new players having an easier time learning under pseudo-defensive coordinator Brian Flores. https://t.co/YuUyBKpQKc pic.twitter.com/zILLqfAI0z— NESN (@NESN) July 26, 2018
- The Lions’ secondary was named 12th-best by Pro Football Focus, but Darius Slay is their No. 10 overall cornerback going into the 2018 season.
- NOTICE: If you’re attending Lions training camp this year, the times have changed from the original schedule. Most practices are 15 minutes earlier than originally posted:
Here's the updated #Lions training camp schedule.— Nate Atkins (@NateAtkins_) July 26, 2018
Earlier starts are better if you ask me. pic.twitter.com/7keSlOfAGD
- Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter spent his offseason studying game film from other teams, looking for “variability in the style of play” in the hopes of continuing to get better.
- Marvin Jones can play, can sing, and he can be one hell of a motivational speaker. Watch this video and try not to get amped up for the season: