The Lions saved $5.5 million by letting Burleson go and $6 million more by cutting Delmas loose.
Burleson, 32, caught 39 passes for 461 yards in 2013 but missed seven arms after breaking his arm in an early-morning car crash.
Cunningham is currently listed on the team’s staff page as a senior coaching assistant.
“A couple years ago, particularly in 2011…[W]e had too many penalties after the whistle and things like that.”
It’s not Ndamukong Suh’s fault he is scheduled to make more than $12 million next season and has a $22.4 million cap charge.
Ndamukong Suh recently parted ways with his agents … and reportedly has signed on Jay-Z.
The defense underachieved in 2013, and Teryl Austin anticipates improvements in several areas that hindered the Lions last season.
Jim Bob Cooter has been hired as quarterbacks coach for the Detroit Lions.
Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin says he’s already had a chance to chat with Ndamukong Suh.
A yoga instructor is trying for a world record this month: 3,000 people doing yoga on Ford Field in Detroit.