“It was as important [for us to get him] as it was Detroit trying to keep him,” Ross said at the owners meetings.
“It’s really not going to change,” owner John Mara said. “It’s not going to change the Dez Bryant play to a catch or any of the other ones.”
Kiper’s Re-Draft Of 2009 Class Includes Matthew Stafford, Three Other Lions Players, As First-Round Picks
Just like the Detroit Lions did years ago, Kiper took quarterback Matthew Stafford with the first overall pick.
“Familiarity is key,” Mathis said. “Having guys that you’re familiar with, already be in sync, that’s huge.”
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Mathis believes concern about head trauma might keep some people away from football, but he doubts it will tangibly impact the league.
“I don’t think any other team I considered too strongly,” Mathis said. “I wanted to remain in Detroit if I was to play again.”
More or less, Indianapolis is advocating a nine-point touchdown.
Of 18 rule proposals by NFL clubs, 13 involved instant replay.
Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said last month at the NFL combine that Detroit wanted to hold onto Mathis, 34,
Detroit Lions superstar WR Calvin Johnson has decided to take the plunge.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your final power rankings of the season.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your power rankings heading into Week 16.