Jun 10, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush (21) during mini camp at Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions training camp notes: Safety James Ihedigbo looks eager to start hitting
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

Although the Lions won’t get into full pads until Friday, some players are clearly eager to start hitting. Tops on that list is safety James Ihedigbo, who was popping players left and right on Wednesday.

Another big hit was delivered by cornerback Mohammed Seisay, who lit up Jacob Maxwell after the tight end turned upfield on a short swing pass to the right flat.


Lions WR Broyles ready, eager to bounce back yet another injury
Gabrielle Johnson — Detroit Free Press

It might have been Day 2 of training camp Tuesday, but Lions receiver Ryan Broyles said he’s taking it one day at a time.

Despite long hours of rehab after suffering a torn Achilles tendon last season, Broyles is moving forward and is excited about training camp.

“It’s Day 2,” Broyles said Tuesday. “I feel pretty good right now.”

Lions kickers pound uprights as competition intensifies
Josh Katzenstein – The Detroit News

The competition will continue throughout training camp, but the Lions’ kickers had their most extensive work Wednesday night at Wayne State’s Tom Adams Field.

And Giorgio Tavecchio, who participated in camp with the 49ers in 2012 and the Packers last year, had a better night than Nate Freese, the Lions’ seventh-round pick.

Tavecchio made all of six of his field goals, including a 48-yarder in the two-minute drill. Freese went 4-for-6 after one of his 30-yard attempts was blocked and he missed his 48-yard try wide right.

5 Detroit Lions Veterans Who Could Be Camp Casualties
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

For some veteran Detroit Lions, training camp might be the unexpected end of their tenure in the den.

Between now and the Week 1 kickoff against the New York Giants, Detroit will cut many players. Some will be undrafted rookies and roster filler, but other cuts will come from the veterans pool.

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