Brown could provide a boost to a unit that will lose talented depth this season even if it does not lose its star.
Suh said he has not considered what he has meant to the team and, on a larger scale, to the city over the course of his career.
From the start, Sunday’s game seemed like a bit of a special occasion for Ndamukong Suh, who had billionaire Warren Buffett as a guest,
Mosley will be more important to the Lions than ever in the coming weeks since defensive tackle Nick Fairley is out for at least a month.
Last Saturday, a day before the Lions were to face the Falcons in London, Detroit suspended defensive tackle C.J. Mosley for two weeks for conduct detrimental to the team and promptly sent him back to the States.
Detroit defensive tackle C.J. Mosley was sent home from London on Saturday and suspended by the Lions for an unspecified violation of team rules.
“A nickname’s cool. That’s just terrible,” Mosley said. “I don’t know what he’s getting at by that.”
Fairley, whose fifth-year option the Lions declined to pick up after an inconsistent 2013, refused to talk with reporters after practice.
Mosley did not want to make too much of the redistribution of reps, and he said he does not know if he is a starter.
Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton and Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey have been selected to The Associated Press All-America team for the second straight season.