OTAs wrap up this week so Erik and Joe will discuss everything Erik has seen at practice and hit on a bunch of other ancillary topics that the Lions have circling in their orbit.
- TE Michael Roberts has been shipped to the Patriots for a conditional 7th round pick, and Joe, of course, fears the worst
- Darrell Bevell brings in a receiver he is comfortable with, Jermaine Kearse, releasing WR Jordan Smallwood to make room
- QB David Fales and OL Luke Bowanko also became Lions at the expense of QB Connor Cook and S David Jones
- WR Brandon Reilly replaces EDGE Juwon Young
- The guys visit the Rod Wood-Shed and further discuss the saga of The Detroit Lions vs. Calvin Johnson
- Fred McLeod will be on play-by-play with the preseason TV broadcast team
- The Lions did not make the cut for HBO’s “Hard Knocks”
- Recommended reading: MLive reports on the Lions latest social justice initiative and Draft Network identified the advantages of the Lions using multiple tight end sets
- Who has participated in Minicamp
- CB Darius Slay and NT Damon Harrison continue to skip workouts
- Harrison welcomes twin sons
- Erik describes the sights of Minicamp
- Observations from OTAs
- WR Danny Amendola and QB Matthew Stafford are bonding in camp
- Da’Shawn Hand’s is making a really positive impression with his extra work mentality and it is catching on at OTAs and minicamp
- Special thanks to Adam of Bend, Ed Coyle, G Lions fan and Josh Brown for their great reviews!
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