“You can tell he’s worked at it, even during the summer,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday.
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.
The Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic sites committee recognized Caldwell and four others Friday evening for being African American “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.
Butler played 16 games with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2012 season in which he posted a net average of 37.8 yards on 77 punts.
Reggie Bush and Joique Bell established themselves as one of the NFL’s most formidable tandems in 2013, but the buzz in the offseason has been all about Theo Riddick, who got increased carries in the absence of Bell, who is out due to injury.
Should a deal fail to materialize with Suh before camp begins – it’s questionable whether Suh will remain with the team beyond next season.
While Rice appeared contrite, coach John Harbaugh’s response has drawn plenty of detractors on social media.
It’s been five years since Detroit drafted Matthew Stafford with the No. 1 overall pick, and in that span, the Lions have progressed from miserable to maddening.
That’s right, an ugly Christmas sweater featuring the Detroit Lions logo and team colors has been unleashed on the world.