In a classy move by the distinguished veteran, Anquan Boldin has chosen to wear No. 80.
- Breathe easy, Detroit Lions fans. Anquan Boldin has chosen a number and will not wear his typical No. 81, in respect for the now retired Calvin Johnson:
Anquan Boldin will wear No. 80, not his customary No. 81, per team. Nice sign of respect for Calvin Johnson right there.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) July 29, 2016
- Golden Tate spoke with the media on Thursday and expressed his desire to return punts this year.
- Tate was also sporting a pretty great shirt during the presser:
Golden Tate going with the "Detroit Against the World" T-shirt in his presser today. pic.twitter.com/VQs0e3EMsF— Detroit Jock City (@DetroitJockCity) July 28, 2016
- Ride along with Matthew Stafford on his way to training with this video from DetroitLions.com.
- The Chicago Bears are having some issues on the offensive line:
#Bears OL Kyle Long, spotted in a walking boot, suffered a calf strain, source said. Expected to miss some time, but doesn't seem severe— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2016
- Because it's almost football time, let's just enjoy Theo Riddick destroying linebackers:
#Lions: Riddick...Angle route. Nasty cut. https://t.co/AmLIlliGmo— Matt Bowen (@MattBowen41) July 26, 2016
- The NFL claimed their youth program aimed at teaching proper tackling has reduced concussions, but the statistics show otherwise.