EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28:  George Johnson #93 of the Detroit Lions hits  Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets after he threw the ball away in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

George Johnson Signs Offer Sheet With Bucs; Lions Can Still Match

Johnson, 27, had a career year in 2014, recording six sacks and playing in all 16 games.

CBS Detroit–04/09/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 29: NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino attends the Super Bowl XLIX Football Operations Press Conference on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Hires Sarah Thomas, 1st Female Official

The NFL has its first full-time female game official.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2015

CONROE, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Football running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings arrives for a court hearing on charges of child abuse at the Montgomery County Courthouse on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. Peterson entered a no contest plea and will avoid jail time. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2015

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 30:  Josh Wilson #26 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after an interception during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at the Georgia Dome on November 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Signing Of Linebacker Brandon Copeland

Copeland chose the Lions over four other interested teams, he told the Baltimore Sun.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - JANUARY 06:  Haloti Ngata #92 of the Baltimore Ravens tackles Vick Ballard #33 of the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 6, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Twitter Had News Of Ngata Trade Before Caldwell, Same Time As Bill Ford Jr.

Lewand described the oddity last Tuesday during the team’s town hall meeting with season ticket holders at Ford Field.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

WACO, TX - DECEMBER 06:  Tyler Lockett #16 of the Kansas State Wildcats makes the catch for a touchdown as Ryan Reid #9 of the Baylor Bears defends during the first half of the game on December 6, 2014  at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Lions Host Kansas State Wide Receiver Tyler Lockett On Pre-Draft Visit

The Detroit Lions called Tyler Lockett’s agent Monday to schedule the trip.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 21:  Isaiah Crowell #34 of the Cleveland Browns carries the ball in front of Haloti Ngata #92 of the Baltimore Ravens during the third quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Not Pursuing Tampering Charges Against Ravens, Call Comments About Ngata ‘Non-Issue’

In a conference call with season ticket holders Wednesday, Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti made comments about Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata that coincide almost perfectly with the NFL’s definition of tampering.

CBS Detroit–04/02/2015

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Announces Offseason Workout Dates

The final four weeks of the offseason program include OTAs, and teams can conduct 7-on-7, 9-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills.

CBS Detroit–04/02/2015

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 8:  Tyler Lockett #16 of the Kansas State Wildcats runs for a 70 yard touchdown catch against the TCU Horned Frogs during the 1st quarter on November 8, 2014 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Lockett Could Be Game-Changing Type Of Returner That Marciano Wants

“Guy isn’t that big, but he has the heart of a lion,” Lions offensive tackle Cornelius Lucas said of his former teammate Tyler Lockett.

CBS Detroit–04/02/2015

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - OCTOBER 25:  J.J. Nelson #1 of the UAB Blazers returns a kick off against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The Razorbacks defeated the Blazers 45-17.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Lions Bring In Speedy UAB Wide Receiver J.J. Nelson For Pre-Draft Visit

The Lions hosted a prospect Thursday who could be a contender in the return man competition.

CBS Detroit–04/02/2015