- Former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell has expressed his interest in continuing to coach football. While it doesn’t look like that opportunity will present itself for the 2018 NFL season, he is getting involved with another football league. Caldwell was present during an XFL meeting that discussed ways to make the new league more efficient and improve its style of play from its first go-around:
Future #XFL committee meetings, featuring different contributors, will be held in the coming months, and focus on technology and fan engagement.— XFL (@xfl2020) July 30, 2018
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- We now know why Nevin Lawson missed Saturday’s practice: He and his wife welcomed their second child, Zion Andre, to the world.
- Albert Breer has a nice report from his visit to Allen Park, noting that head coach Matt Patricia’s favorite advice from former Patriots staffers is “be yourself.” He also took this observation from Sunday’s practice:
Big takeaway being with the Lions this morning: That offensive line is gonna be a bitch to deal with, if the guys stay healthy. Big and physical and tough.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 29, 2018
- Ameer Abdullah told media on Sunday about the importance of Yoga in his life and how it helps him both mentally and physically.
- It’s hard out there for a rookie. (Though, to be fair, T.J. Lang told media that Frank Ragnow actually offered to carry the pads without asking):
- Teez Tabor is already thinking about his life after his playing career. He wants to be a football coach when all is said and done. The Detroit Free Press has more on Teez’s career aspirations.
- Dan Orlovsky is doing the lord’s work and sharing the gospel of Glover Quin—even though he’s spelling his name wrong: