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3 takeaways from Day 1 of Detroit Lions camp

The first day of Detroit Lions training camp is in the books. And while the pace was very slow, the pads weren’t on, and there wasn’t a particularly great angle for media to watch some team drills, there were some interesting notes from Wednesday’s practice.

Here are my Day 1 takeaways from Lions 2021 training camp.

Most rookies are being brought along slowly... but not all of them

If you were hoping to read reports on how mid-round picks like cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu and linebacker Derrick Barnes did on the opening day, I’m sorry to say I don’t have much for you.