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Megatron didn't like Lions' treatment at end

Former Lions star Calvin Johnson says he doesn't think he was treated the way he should have been on the way out. The franchise leader in most receiving categories declined to give specifics.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions rookie LB Jarrad Davis said he's just trying to learn now and isn't as concerned yet with how similar is it or familiar to him -- but he knows he has to get the terminology down.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions CB Teez Tabor said all the questions about his speed does bother him. "Yeah, a little bit." Said they'll revisit that in a couple years.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

New Lions CB Teez Tabor said he's not worried about what people said about his speed. Said he's been dealing with a hamstring injury "for a long time now." Is working to get 100 percent by training camp.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Forty of the top NFL rookies from the 2017 NFL Draft learned about the business of football today at the 23rd annual NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Rookie Premiere, presented by Panini America, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event will continue through Saturday (May 18-20).

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

DeAndre Levy isn't on the Lions anymore but you can still buy his T-shirt jersey in the team's pro shop.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions top pick Jarrad Davis meeting fans at the Taste of the Lions event in Detroit on Wednesday night.

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions RB Ameer Abdullah said he doesn't look at the team not signing or drafting a running back as a vote of confidence. Still has to compete. Also didn't pay much attention to what they did there because the competitor in him believes he will be the best back on the field.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions team president Rod Wood, when asked about Gisele's comments about Tom Brady had a concussion and what the league needs to do is "encourage the players to raise their hand if something's going on." Doctors are spotting things, but Wood said players need to speak up if something isn't feeling right. Said they have tried to educate players on that and that he hopes Brady didn't have a concussion.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions team president Rod Wood said he is "very, very pleased" with the way the schedule ended up shaking out. Said it's a reflection of how team played last year.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions team president Rod Wood said he has made recommendations on when the team will wear which jerseys this year. Is waiting until next week's league meetings to find if it is approved.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions punter Sam Martin said he'll likely work out with Johnny Hekker at some point this offseason. Thinks they are similar in "doing different types of things" when it comes to punting.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions TE Eric Ebron on contract extension talks: "Just say Bob (Quinn) is my guy and we talk often and we have things in place and we've had our own talks and he's looking for things from me and hopefully I can just give him what he's looking for." The Lions picked up Ebron's fifth-year option earlier this month.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions signed OT Arturo Uzdavinis and waived OT Pierce Burton on Monday. The 6-foot-7 Uzdavinis was on the practice squad in Jacksonville and Chicago last year. He was initially undrafted out of Tulane.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Receiver Kenny Golladay the only Lions draft pick expected to attend this week's NFL Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles. All 40 players invited were offensive players based on the list on the NFLPA website. The event is promoted as one to help rookies learn the business side of pro football.

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.911th
Rushing Yards81.930th
Points For21.520th
Points Against22.413th

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