DeAndre Levy

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates 24-23 win against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

DeAndre Levy Goes Sledding Down An Active Volcano [PHOTO]

DeAndre Levy of the Detroit Lions might be one of the NFL’s best linebackers.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

CHICAGO, IL- DECEMBER 20:  Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is tackled by DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions during the second half of the CBS Sports Classic on December 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Wildcats defeated the  Bruins 83-42. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Lions Talking With Levy About Contract Extension

“We’ve had some dialogue with him,” Mayhew said. “I think it’s ongoing at this point.”

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after tackling Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers for a safety during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DeAndre Levy Climbs Around On Outside Of Plane During Flight [VIDEO]

The team’s official stance on wing-walking, per team president Tom Lewand: “Don’t fall.”

CBS Detroit–04/01/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates 24-23 win against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Not Yet Working On Contract Extension With DeAndre Levy

With Levy, the Lions could negotiate into the season if need be, though talks about an extension have not even started yet.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 25: Team Carter defensive end J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans tries to sack Team Irvin quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kiper’s Re-Draft Of 2009 Class Includes Matthew Stafford, Three Other Lions Players, As First-Round Picks

Just like the Detroit Lions did years ago, Kiper took quarterback Matthew Stafford with the first overall pick.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass in front of Brock Vereen #45 of the Chicago Bears during the second half on December 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 20-14.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Study: 5 Players Stand Between The Lions And The Super Bowl

ESPN and Pro Football Focus conducted a study to see how close each team is to being a “Super Bowl” caliber team.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates 24-23 win against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

With Levy Again Left Out Of Pro Bowl, Mayhew Plans To Suggest Change To Format

“There are some 4-3 outside backers who are outstanding players,” Mayhew said. “I think they should be recognized as such.”

CBS Detroit–01/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after tackling Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers for a safety during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DeAndre Levy Credits Change In Mindset For Better Play Over Past 2 Seasons

Levy said he decided about two years ago that he wanted to be more than just another NFL player.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Don Carey #26 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter fumble return touchdown against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Defense Helps Lions Overcome Mistakes On Offense, Special Teams

“We haven’t arrived,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said, “but I think our guys, in this particular game, we were headed in the right direction.”

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13:  Wide receiver Travis Benjamin #80 of the Cleveland Browns is tackled by linebacker DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Often Overshadowed, DeAndre Levy Shines As Subtle Star For Lions Defense

“If they rob him of the Pro Bowl, I might go to the NFL office myself and figure out what’s going on,” linebacker Stephen Tulloch said.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

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