Martin Mayhew declined to say whether the Lions would have handled the draft differently had they know Houston would not be an option.
Tate was one of the Lions’ biggest offseason acquisitions, reportedly given a five-year, $31 million deal.
Mario Manningham attended his first NFL training camp in 2008 as a third-round draft pick of the New York Giants, basically secured of his place on the team’s opening day roster.
“Everything’s all right,” Van Noy said. “Just had a little minor issue, so just going to move forward tomorrow. I’ll be back out there.”
Suh made it clear during the short media session he had no interest in discussing his contract.
Detroit Lions quarterback stars in a pair of Dish Network ads posted on YouTube.
“There’s no adversarial nature to this decision,” Lewand said. “I think this is what’s right for everybody.”
As far as whether negotiations will cease upon the start of the regular season, the coach said he did not know the specific arrangements.
Other Lions on the PUP list include Golden Tate and TJ Jones. Caldwell said the team has seen progress from those two as well as Ansah.
“You can tell he’s worked at it, even during the summer,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday.