NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels in action during the round 25 NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Parramatta Eels at Hunter Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Report: Lions To Sign Australian Rugby Superstar Jarryd Hayne

According the the Daily Telegraph in Sydney, Australia, Hayne chose to sign with the Lions over the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks due to the Lions’ ” proven track record in player development.”

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2015

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers tries to get around the corner on James Ross III #15 of the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Could The Lions Be Looking To Draft A RB?

It’s no secret that the Detroit Lions could be looking for a running back come draft time.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions gets ready to sack quarterback Chad Henne #7 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell Does Not Want To Find Out What Defense Looks Like Without Suh

One of the reasons the Lions believe they have a good chance to sign Suh is his apparent appreciation of the city and its surrounding areas.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2015

GAINESVILLE, FL - APRIL 10:  Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin of the Florida Gators during the Orange & Blue game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on April 10, 2010 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Caldwell Surprised Teryl Austin Did Not Get Head Coaching Job This Offseason

Even if Suh comes back, the Detroit defense will not look the same. It will be difficult for the defense to make Austin look as good in 2015 as it made him look last season.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07: Ndamukong Suh #90 and Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a fourth quarter sack while playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on December 07, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 34-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Moves That Could Help Lions Re-Sign Suh Include Restructures, Releases

The Lions will need to move money around to have room to bring back Suh. Here’s how they could create that room.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07:  Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions looks to the sidelines during the third quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ndamukong Suh Visits Jim Harbaugh

Two of Michigan’s most famous football men spent some time together Thursday.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2015

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys argues with side judge Allen Baynes #56 after a penatly was called against Anthony Hitchens #59 of the Dallas Cowboys when he collided with Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions on a pass play during the second half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

What Does Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett Now Think Of That Controversial Playoff Call? [VIDEO]

Garrett gave his take on the call at the NFL Combine on Wednesday afternoon saying the controversial aftermath was caused by “a mechanical issue” that the officials had.

97.1 The Ticket–02/18/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions is tackled by Ryan Mundy #21 of the Chicago Bears during the first half on December 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 20-14.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Have Not Decided On Reggie Bush

“A lot of guys are under contract, they’re in the same situation,” Mayhew said. “It’s really about the value you bring to the organization.”

CBS Detroit–02/18/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions looks on before a NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Mayhew Still Optimistic Lions Can Sign Suh, Says Team Prepared To Pay What It Takes To Keep Him [VIDEO]

“It’s difficult to replace his production,” Mayhew said. “Obviously it would be a setback not to have him on our football team.”

CBS Detroit–02/18/2015

MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24: Head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the North team yells to his team during a game against the South team in the Reese's Senior Bowl at Ladd Peebles stadium on January 24, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Whisenhunt, Former Head Coach Candidate For Lions, Happy For Detroit’s Success

Under Whisenhunt, the Titans won two games in 2014. Under Caldwell, the Lions won 11.

CBS Detroit–02/18/2015

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