Johnson, 27, had a career year in 2014, recording six sacks and playing in all 16 games.
The NFL has its first full-time female game official.
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.
Copeland chose the Lions over four other interested teams, he told the Baltimore Sun.
Lewand described the oddity last Tuesday during the team’s town hall meeting with season ticket holders at Ford Field.
The Detroit Lions called Tyler Lockett’s agent Monday to schedule the trip.
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.
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.
“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.
The Lions hosted a prospect Thursday who could be a contender in the return man competition.