“The goal is to have a career year and really ride off in the sunset the way I need to – full 16 games,” Burleson said.
Matthew Stafford played just one series Saturday night, and to say the offense looked shaky with Dan Orlovsky would be an understatement.
Manziel’s initial entrance into the game came with 7:32 remaining in the second quarter.
Johnson, who had surgery on a finger and on a knee in the offseason, has been monitored closely by new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.
This is no ordinary exhibition game.
NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent set out this offseason to visit with all 21 “at-risk” players.
Matthew Stafford said fans will definitely notice changes in the offense when the Lions reveal their new look for the first time Saturday.
Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi hesitated to label Ogletree definitively as the number three wide receiver, but he spoke highly of him.
The Lions open the preseason against the Browns on Saturday night at Ford Field.
Detroit rookie Nevin Lawson has enough to worry about before his first preseason game, so he isn’t too caught up in all the hoopla about Johnny Manziel.