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Notes: Detroit Lions’ 2022 Super Bowl odds nearly longest in NFL

It’s not last place?

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For those who like to keep receipts on this type of thing, early projections give the Detroit Lions nearly the longest odds to win Super Bowl LVI.

As of Friday, BetOnline.ag has the boys in Honolulu blue at +15000 odds. Detroit is tied with the New York Jets. Below both teams, coming in at the very bottom, are the Houston Texans at +20000.

These low expectations for Detroit hoisting the Lombardi Trophy next year aren’t crazy in a year of massive turnover. You know all about that part. But the Lions still show promise with breakout candidates like T.J. Hockenson and D’Andre Swift, cornerback Jeff Okudah expected to turn things around, and the sheer raw potential of seventh overall pick Penei Sewell. It’s promise that’s potentially keeping them out of last place in these Super Bowl odds.

SportsBetting.com and FanDuel also have the Lions at +15000 odds, while DraftKings has them a tad lower at +20000.

BetOnline.ag is favoring the Kansas City Chiefs to win their second title in three years at +500 odds. Just behind them are the reigning champs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at +600. The Buffalo Bills come in third at quite a jump at +1200 odds.

Back in April, Jeremy reported that BetOnline.ag released their 2021 NFL MVP odds, giving Jared Goff 80-to-1 odds to win the title.

And onto the rest of your notes.

  • Get to know your new Detroit Lions quarterback a little better with some notecard questions. Spoiler alert — the man doesn’t know what a coney dog is.

  • The latest in Tim Twentyman’s training camp preview series over on detroitlions.com — special teams. Mlive’s Benjamin Raven has his own camp preview on a pair of rookies who are expected to play a vital role on the defensive line.

  • Ford Field is hosting a job fair on Wednesday looking for folks to fill positions such as Ushers, Ticket takers, Security, Concessions, Parking Attendants and more.