ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Kenny Golladay spent some of his first few months with the Detroit Lions getting work in with quarterback Matthew Stafford, but primarily spent his team drills lining up with the second team. Calvin Johnson Jerseys Not anymore. Not after a preseason debut in which he had two touchdown catches with high degrees of difficulty and showed he could be a red zone option. In the team's first practice after the preseason opener against the Colts, Golladay ended up in a new position.

When the Lions ran three-receiver sets, he was with the starters, replacing TJ Jones. Golden Tate III Jerseys "He's one of those guys that we're just trying to make certain that we give him a bit of experience in a little bit of everything to kind of see where he fits," Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. Marvin Jones Jr Jerseys "We have an idea but you really don't know until you get him a chance to really delve in to one spot or the other. So, we're trying to cross-train him a little bit. "But he has the speed. He has the length and those kinds of things you look for, for good matchups on the outside."

Golladay worked primarily on the outside during those three-receiver sets and that pushed Golden Tate into the slot -- a place where he's proven he can be a dangerous receiver throughout his career because of his ability to make defenders miss and run after the catch. Matthew Stafford Jerseys It's not clear if this was a trial period for Golladay or if he has overtaken Jones, who still received some first-team work in certain situations along with Tate and Marvin Jones. TJ Jones and Jared Abbrederis often received second-team work with Jace Billingsley getting a look, too.

Considering the competition for the fourth-and-fifth receiver spots, that'll still be a battle to watch -- as will where the Lions use Golladay on a more regular basis. Ameer Abdullah Jerseys Even as he pushes to end up with more reps, expectations for him should be managed because he's more than likely the fifth option in the offense behind Tate, Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron and a combination of Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick. But if he keeps playing like he did in practice and the opener, he'll force his way into more opportunities. Barry Sanders Jerseys Still no Eric Ebron: After the tight end made a cameo in practices in Indianapolis, he once again did not practice Wednesday and Caldwell said he has "a couple issues that he's dealing with." It's not clear, other than the hamstring, what those issues are but he's had knee and ankle injuries in the past. It leads to the question of whether Ebron, now in his fourth season and still yet to play a full 16-game campaign, will always have some sort of injury. Other than the brief appearance in Indianapolis, he hasn't practiced since being injured the first day of training camp.

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Restaurants:

Lovitt Restaurant - 149 Hwy 395 S, Colville
Contemporary Regional Cuisine, excellent chef
Reservations Required 684-5444

Stephanie’s Oak Street Grill - Oak and First,  opposite Bank of America in Colville
Fine Dining in a casual setting, excellent food and great service
Reservations Recommended - 684-1600 - open Tues - Sat, 11-9

Acorn Saloon - 262 S. Main St
Excellent Steaks and Specials and great drinks

Courthouse Cafe - Astor St. behind the Library
Lunches, quick service

Rancho Chico - 151 N. Main, Colville
Family Mexican Restaurant. Friendly, good food, fast and inexpensive.

Cafe Italiano - 153 W. Second, Colville
Italian Buffet and a la carte menu, excellent pizzas.

Talk ‘n’ Coffee - 119 E. Astor, Colville
Great Coffee and Espresso, snacks and ambiance.

Meyers Falls Market Cafe - Hwy. 395 Old Apple Warehouse, Kettle Falls
Fresh Natural foods, to eat in or take out.

Hudson Bay Steak & Seafood Inc. - Junction of Hwy. 20 & Hwy. 395, Kettle Falls
Fine Casual Dining, great garlic steak

Karen’s Kitchen - Hwy. 395, Kettle Falls
Casual Dining, deli, burgers. Very friendly.

Curlew Cafe - on the Kettle River, in downtown Curlew
Prime Rib and Burgers on the River.

Mi Casita - 8th W Main, Chewelah
Family Mexican Restaurant

Gypsy at Red - Red Mountain, Rossland, BC, Canada
Breakfast, Apres-ski (3-5 PM), Dinners (after 5 PM), reservations required
250-362-3347

Pizza

Tony Pizza - 645 N. Railroad St.  685-1001 - Italian Food and Pizza

Pizza Factory - 662 S. Main, Colville  684-5000

Papa Murphy’s - 128 Ponderosa Road, Colville (next to Super 1) 684-766


Groceries

Super 1 Foods - 1250 N. Hwy. 395, Colville, on the way to Kettle Falls

Safeway Foods - 391 N Main, Colville, just past 3rd St.

Meyers Falls Market - Hwy. 395, Kettle Falls, on Left just before the signal



Nightlife - see the Monthly for special events and performing arts calendar

Alpine Theater - 112 N. Main, Colville. Call 684-6119 for movie times.

Meyer’s Falls Market - Rte. 395 in Kettle Falls. Open mike every Friday 8 PM.

Lost Falls Brewing - 347 W. 2nd, Colville Industrial Park. Open Wed & Thurs 4-6,
Fri 4-8, or by appointment - 684-0638

Mandarin Gardens - 155 S. Main, Colville. Chinese Food, pub and Karaoke.

Northern Dance Theater - 230 S. Main, Colville. Ballet Lessons. Ballroom Dance
Lessons. Open Ballroom dancing on the 4th Friday of each month.


Skiing

49 Degrees North - Chewelah, WA. Great Family Hill, open Friday thru Tuesday.
Varied terrain, great for boarders, good food in lodge.

Red Mountain Resort - Rossland, BC. Excellent Terrain, great food at Paradise
Lodge, friendly people.


Fitness

Colville Fitness Center - 101 S. Oak St., Colville. Great assortment of equipment,
Racquetball Court, nice people. Trainers available. No pool. 684-4307

Swimming Pool at Colville Inn - 915 S. Main, Colville. Swimming Pool, day pass
available. 684-2517

Mountain Path Yoga - 3rd Floor, Barman’s Country Store, down town Colville
Sarah Kilpatrick offers excellent Yoga classes and some workshops.
684-0965

Colville City Park - Hawthorne, near the roundabout. Outdoor pool (summer only), Tennis Courts, Children’s playground, nice big pine trees.

Trail Aquatic Center - Trail, BC. fabulous Canadian pool with huge hot tub, water
slide, huge kids pool, and attached fitness center.

Grand Forks Aquatic Center - Grand Forks, BC. another fabulous Canadian pool!

Cross Country Ski Trails - Hwy. 20, about 25 miles from Colville. Several Groomed Trails.

Back Country Skiing - everywhere!

Hiking - Colville Mountain (ask for directions), Kettle Crest Trail, Dominion Mountain, many more.


Dominion Mountain Retreat
 

Fishing

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Skiing

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