Mayhew said that while he had a positive talk with Smith, the club will continue to evaluate players leading up to the draft. When asked if Smith had been taken off Detroit’s draft board because of character issues, Mayhew wouldn’t answer, saying that the organization would begin to hold personnel meetings in the next couple of weeks.
The NFL decided not to change the “process of the catch” rule that cost Calvin Johnson a touchdown last year, but another questionable call that went against the Detroit Lions could lead to improvements in instant replay.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.