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TIM AND MIKE: Training camp Day 2 observations

Situational work: The Lions worked on some late-game scenarios at the end of practice with all three units. The offense was given the ball at their own 35-yard line with 50 seconds left and no timeouts with a field goal either winning or tying the game. Stafford and the first-team offense moved the ball down the field resulting in a chip-shot 25-yard Matt Prater field goal knocked through the narrow field goal posts he likes to practice with. Jake Rudock guided the second-team offense to a 43-yard field goal that was also good by Prater. Brad Kaaya and the third-team offense turned the ball over on downs around midfield. – Tim Twentyman

Using depth: Injuries and players getting rest has moved some players up on the depth chart in some situations. On the offensive line, that was the case for Storm Norton, an undrafted rookie from Toledo. He took some snaps at left tackle with the No. 1 unit. – Mike O'Hara

Two to forget: The second-team offense was working a team drill and got a little sloppy for a brief moment. A completed pass to tight end Michael Roberts was stripped, fumbled and picked up by safety Tavon Wilson. The very next play, receiver Jared Abbrederis dropped a pass right in his hands. Camp is designed to get the kinks out. – *Tim Twentyman


Change up: Theo Riddick has made his mark in his first four seasons with the Lions as one of the NFL's top receivers out of the backfield. The offense changed up on one series in a team drill late in practice. Riddick ran the ball on the first two plays and got good gains both times. – Mike O'Hara

Big frame: Six-foot-four rookie receiver Kenny Golladay has terrific control of his body in the air when going up for 50/50 balls. He perfectly timed a jump and snagged a deep pass down the left sideline for a touchdown over cornerback Johnson Bademosi in one-on-one drills. His frame and body control could give this offense something it didn't have last season. – Tim Twentyman

Rudock's clock work:It looked like Rudock might have been wasting time while he waited to call signals to snap the ball in the two-minute drill to set up a field goal. That wasn't the case, though. Rudock watched the seconds tick off, then took the snap and spiked the ball with three seconds left. The result: A field goal by Prater as time ran out. – Mike O'Hara

Injury concern: Defensive end Cornelius Washington limped off the field during a team period and was later taken into the training facility by the training staff. He didn't return. Tavon Wilson also came off during the same team drill and the training staff appeared to be looking at his shoulder. He stayed on the sideline for the rest of practice, but didn't get back into the action that I saw. – Tim Twentyman


View photos from the second practice of 2017 Detroit Lions training camp.


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