The Lions begin their 3-day mandatory mini-camp today.
Cliff Avril doesn’t plan to attend the Detroit Lions’ mandatory minicamp this week unless he has a long-term contract.
Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril begged to differ Saturday with team president Tom Lewand’s stance that the next move in their contract talks belongs to Avril.
The Lions aren’t expecting defensive end Cliff Avril to participate in the mandatory minicamp next week, but they want it known that he is more than welcome.
As Lions defensive end Cliff Avril sits out Detroit’s OTA practices while waiting to come to a long-term deal with his team, it sounds like the two sides are not close to agreeing to a new contract.
Defensive end Cliff Avril reaction to the punishment imposed on the Saints for the role in the bounty scandal?
Defensive end Cliff Avril will be a Lion next season, the non-exclusive franchise tag worth about $10.6 million virtually guarantees that, but it doesn’t solve any of general manager Martin Mayhew’s other short- or long-term problems.
The Lions dropped a non exclusive franchise tag on Cliff Avril and he is upset.
The Detroit Lions Franchised defensive end Cliff Avril on Monday and did not place the exclusive tag on him. Eight days from now, if he is not signed by then, he can negotiate with any team.
The Detroit Lions have placed the franchise tag on defensive end Cliff Avril.