Nov 28, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during the third quarter against the Green Bay Packers during a NFL football game on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

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Lions’ Calvin Johnson ranks No. 2 in NFL Network’s Top 100 players for 2014
Josh Katzenstein – The Detroit News

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is the second-best player in the NFL, according to his peers.

The three-time All-Pro ranked No. 2 on the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2014 list, which is compiled based on player voting.

Ask Justin: Clock ticking on an Ndmukong Suh extension and Matthew Stafford’s completion percentage
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

It’s quiet, just the way it should be during the six-week stretch between minicamp and training camp. But you had plenty of questions about the Detroit Lions and below are some of my thoughts and observations to your inquiries.

Detroit Lions: Recapping the Latest Buzz Heading into Training Camp
Brandon Alisoglu — Bleacher Report

The Detroit Lions will be starting training camp within the month, and the rumor mill is buzzing! Mostly because rumors are all we have in early July during the driest stretch of the NFL offseason.

But that’s all right. Early July is a heck of a lot closer to real football than early June.

GETTING TO KNOW: Center Travis Swanson
Tim Twentyman – DetroitLions.com

Up next in our 2014 Getting to Know the Rookies series is center Travis Swanson

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