Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick is in no hurry to jump on the Theo Riddick bandwagon.
Calvin Johnson still exhibits freakish talent and relentless work ethic, and the Lions want to keep him that way.
Tate was one of the Lions’ biggest offseason acquisitions, reportedly given a five-year, $31 million deal.
“Everything’s all right,” Van Noy said. “Just had a little minor issue, so just going to move forward tomorrow. I’ll be back out there.”
The Detroit Lions are beginning training camp under another new coach — but for once, there’s no long rebuilding project ahead.
As far as whether negotiations will cease upon the start of the regular season, the coach said he did not know the specific arrangements.
Other Lions on the PUP list include Golden Tate and TJ Jones. Caldwell said the team has seen progress from those two as well as Ansah.
“You can tell he’s worked at it, even during the summer,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday.
The Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic sites committee recognized Caldwell and four others Friday evening for being African American “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.
Reggie Bush and Joique Bell established themselves as one of the NFL’s most formidable tandems in 2013, but the buzz in the offseason has been all about Theo Riddick, who got increased carries in the absence of Bell, who is out due to injury.