Detroit Lions running back and former college sensation Reggie Bush knows what it means to make the jump to the NFL amid an intense frenzy of hype.
“I’ve seen it win us a Super Bowl, so it works,” Reggie Bush said of the new Lions offense. “It definitely works.”
Florence played for the Carolina Panthers last season and recorded 26 tackles and two interceptions in 14 games.
Looking at the names on the Lions’ roster, it might be tempting to pencil that group in among the best in the NFL before the season starts.
“I thought he was just going to give it to me to give it to me,” Slay said, laughing.
Calvin Johnson and Eric Ebron could begin the preseason on the sideline.
Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will start the exhibition opener in Detroit, giving him the first chance to impress before rookie Johnny Manziel takes the field.
The Detroit Lions appear to be thin on talent at cornerback, counting on veteran Rashean Mathis and second-year pro Darius Slay to be starters.
Stephen Tulloch said fans can expect to see a better defense in 2014 than they saw in 2013.
First-round pick Eric Ebron is listed as third among tight ends, and second-round pick Kyle Van Noy is the primary backup to Ashlee Palmer.