Stafford-to-Golladay connection heats up at Detroit Lions camp – Detroit Lions News

Stafford-to-Golladay connection heats up at Detroit Lions camp – Detroit Lions News

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Golladay has emerged as the most likely candidate to replace Anquan Boldin as the Lions’ No. 3 WR this fall

Kenny Golladay wasn’t happy with the way his first practice of training camp went, and the rookie wide receiver didn’t waste any time trying to do something about it.

Golladay, the Detroit Lions’ third-round pick, found Matthew Stafford after practice Sunday and asked if the veteran quarterback would throw him extra pass routes.

“We’re still trying to get a feel for one another,” Golladay said. “I feel like I probably didn’t do as good in practice so I feel like I need to do a little more work, and that just goes back to perfecting my craft.”

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Golladay said Stafford was happy to spend some extra time throwing and offered words of encouragement, reminding him that things will come together “in time.”

“What he really said was whenever you feel like you need something just come to me and I got you,” Golladay said.

Golladay has emerged as the favorite for the No. 3 receiver job behind Golden Tate and Marvin Jones after the Lions decided not to re-sign Anquan Boldin in free agency.

At 6-feet-4 and 213 pounds, Golladay has the best blend of size and speed in the Lions’ receiving corps. He made a favorable impression in spring workouts with his hands and ball-tracking ability. And even on what…

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