Are the Detroit Lions on the cusp of landing a coveted free agent as soon as the new league year begins this afternoon? If they are, it may be with safety T.J. Ward. He was linked to the Lions over the weekend and that has only continued as the day of the official opening of free agency has arrived.
Curious to see where coveted safety TJ Ward lands. Lions interested and have the $. Dolphins, Redskins? Not Eagles, though. Not in the mix
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2014
If you’re looking for a little more smoke before we see the fire, there’s always twitter follower lists. Those that watch those sorts of things noticed a connection between Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush last offseason. Now we see that T.J. Ward is newly following Glover Quin.
The reverse Stafford-Bush from last year RT @jasonrfoster: TJ ward most recent person he's following on Twitter… Glover Quin
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) March 11, 2014
A meaningless detail? Perhaps, but worth noting considering Ward is the player most linked to the Lions during this legal tampering window before the official start of free agency.