The Detroit Lions reported for training camp on Thursday but the first full practice session occurred today, Friday July 29. Below are my observations based on the roughly two-hour session.
Matt Kalil has had an up-and-down career since making the Pro Bowl as a rookie, and now he has to prove to the Minnesota Vikings that he deserves a new contract as he enters into the final year of his rookie deal.
Join MHH Analyst Erick Trickel, as he compares the Denver Broncos and Detroit Lions position-by-position to see which team has the advantage.
September 25, 2015
With the understanding that rookie contributions will be necessary for the team to return to the playoffs, we will examine the Detroit Lions rookies with the strongest chance of making the team’s 53-man roster leading up to training camp. First up? Riley Reiff ...
After his recent retirement, the career of Pro Bowler Matt Light can put some of the criticisms of Riley Reiff in perspective.
He might start out on the right side, but versatile draft pick will eventually supplant Jeff Backus.
Reiff, 23, was commonly projected to be selected in the top half of the draft and – when he fell to 23 - the Lions were happy to select the 6-foot-5, 313 pounder.