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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring on a 20 yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford #9 during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Lions defeated the Packers 40-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Bans Dunking Over Crossbar; Jimmy Graham, Tony Gonzalez Respond

Evidently, the event that spurred the change was a two-handed slam by Graham in 2013 that knocked the crossbar out of alignment.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass under pressure from strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Safety James Ihedigbo Signs With Lions, Tweets His Excitement

Detroit had needed a starting safety after releasing Louis Delmas earlier this offseason. Ihedigbo is expected to start alongside Glover Quin.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 23:  Kassim Osgood #10 of the Detroit Lions congratulates teammate wide receiver Titus Young #16 on scoring the game tying touchdown in the final second against the Tennessee Titans  at LP Field on September 23, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Special Team Standout Osgood Re-Signs With 49ers

Veteran special teams standout and wide receiver Kassim Osgood signed a new one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the bears 21-19. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Will Not Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On Nick Fairley’s Contract

The Lions have characterized the move as a strategy to get more out of Fairley, who has a reputation for playing incredibly well in some moments and performing marginally in others.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28:  Titus Young #16 reacts to a late fourth quarter call during the game against the Seattle Seahwaks at Ford Field on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Seahwaks 28-24.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Titus Young Still Hoping To Avoid More Jail Time For 11 Criminal Charges

Attorney Altus Hudson, who represents former Detroit Lion Titus Young, said the 24-year-old is close to a plea agreement.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15: Jim Caldwell addresses the media after being introduced as the Detroit Lions head coach at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Don’t Panic On The Comments From The Lions [BLOG]

You’d think they’d be used to it by now, but at some point Lions fans just need to let go.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 17: Jed Collins #45 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after scoring a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 17, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lions Sign Fullback Jed Collins To 1-Year Deal

The Detroit Lions have added a fullback to their offense.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks tries to catch a pass against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Golden Tate: ‘Seattle Offered Me Numbers That Were Laughable’

New Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate gave some golden insight into his decision to leave the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Defensive end Israel Idonije #77 of the Detroit Lions leads teammouts out onto the field before the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bears Bring Back DL Idonije

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with defensive lineman Israel Idonije and are bringing him back for a second stint.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tom Lewand Expects To Win Now: ‘There’s No Five-Year Plans Here’

To many, it looked like the lack of a new deal with Ndamukong Suh would hamstring the Lions as they tried to build their 2014 roster.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2014

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