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Detroit Lions have seen strong participation in offseason training program
Tim Twentyman – DetroitLions.com
The Detroit Lions have had good participation since the start of their offseason training program April 15.
“I’m guessing we’re in the 85-to-90 percent range,” Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said before the draft.
“I’ve seen a lot of guys here and I was in the (initial) team meeting and it was pretty crowded in there. I’m excited about that.”
Jim Schwartz Most Definitely on Hot Seat Heading into 2013
Andrew Fisher – Rant Sports
The Detroit Lions are coming off quite a disappointing season in 2012. After finally breaking through to the playoffs in 2011, expectations were fairly high for Detroit last season. What transpired was a dreadful four-win campaign, and a last place finish in the NFC North.
Now heading into 2013, expectations are once again rising.
Lions Claim Two Off Waivers
Josh Alper – Pro Football Talk
Teams needing to make room on their rosters for draft picks and undrafted free agents have cut loose some veteran players this week and two of them have landed with the Lions on waivers.
Top draft pick Ansah ‘excited’ to play with Suh
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press
Lions defensive line coach Kris Kocurek whetted Ziggy Ansah’s appetite way back at the Senior Bowl in January when he spoke of Ndamukong Suh.
Playing with Suh would be any defensive end’s dream. Sure enough, Ansah found himself imagining that possibility as the NFL draft drew closer.
Lions’ Ndamukong Suh donates $250K to his former high school
Josh Katzenstein – The Detroit News
Ndamukong Suh is providing financial support to another one of his alma maters.
Through the Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation, the Lions star defensive tackle presented a $250,000 check to Grant High School in Portland on Thursday, according to The Oregonian.