Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.
One of the more interesting things I found in my conversation with star defensive lineman Cliff Avril, now with Seattle, was who did and didn’t wish him well when he departed the Detroit Lions.
It would be nice if your old boss called you if you left your job.
Especially considering the loss of Cliff Avril in free agency, the Lions desperately need a speed pass rusher from the outside on their defensive line.
The decision Cliff Avril ultimately faced was whether he’d be comfortable accepting a shorter deal with the Seattle Seahawks for the chance to play with a rising club that will likely go into next season as a Super Bowl contender.
Free agent defensive end Cliff Avril and the Seattle Seahawks reached agreement on a contract Wednesday that addresses one of Seattle’s big offseason desires to improve the pass rush along the defensive line.
Do they bring back defensive end Cliff Avril?
Anybody who has grown up in these parts has experienced their fair share of heartbreaking losses, especially when it’s the Detroit Lions that are involved.
Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril left the game against Minnesota in the third quarter with a head injury.
Louis Delmas and Cliff Avril were on the practice field, looking healthy after a much-needed open date for the Detroit Lions.