Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew went out of his way to defend star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s play on the field this year, saying Suh’s four-sack 2011 season was “really not that different” from his 10-sack rookie season.
In a wide-ranging, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talked about a number of topics on CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday. The Detroit Lions were mentioned three times in the 13 minutes feature, with the most interesting aspect focusing on an unreported concussion sustained by safety Amari Spievey in Lions’ playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.