Martin Mayhew

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 21: Tight end Eric Ebron #85 of the North Carolina Tar Heels hauls in a first quarter touchdown during the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field on September 21, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Mayhew Defends Choice Not To Take Defensive Player In First Round

In the end, the Lions simply trusted their research.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 23: Former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Lions Looking To Move Into Top 5 In Draft

Watkins, whom some believe could turn out to be the best player in this draft, would help tremendously.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a  touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says 2014 May Be Make-Or-Break Year For Young Corners

“If you don’t have it in three years, you don’t have it,” Mayhew said. “This is a big year for those guys, I think.”

CBS Detroit–05/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew Outlines How Lions Approach Draft, How Approach Has Changed

“Besides a punter and a long snapper, we’re open to taking just about any position,” Mayhew said.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Lions GM Martin Mayhew Refutes Reports Of Suh Being Shopped

Mayhew said there have been no conversations about trading Ndamukong Suh, save with one team that offered what Mayhew described as “a box of old tube socks.”

CBS Detroit–05/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Suh Contract: ‘I Do Expect Something To Get Done’

Free agency begins March 11, and at the moment Suh evidently does not have an agent.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

NFL Reminds Teams To Mind Combine Questions

NFL teams will spend this week’s annual scouting combine trying to get answers out of college prospects.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2014

Bill Ford Jr. speaks at a Detroit Lions press conference. (Photo: 97.1 The Ticket)

Bill Ford Jr.: ‘Our Family’s Frustrated’

“The second-half collapse … was incredibly disappointing,” Ford Jr. said. “That was something that obviously we couldn’t live with.”

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

ENGLEWOOD, CO - MARCH 20: (L-R) General manager Brian Xanders, head coach John Fox, majority owner, president, and CEO Pat Bowlen and executive vice president of football operations John Elway listen as quarterback Peyton Manning speaks during a news conference announcing Manning's contract with the Denver Broncos in the team meeting room at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre on March 20, 2012 in Englewood, Colorado. Manning, entering his 15th NFL season, was released by the Indianapolis Colts on March 7, 2012, where he had played his whole career. It has been reported that Manning will sign a five-year, $96 million offer. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Brian Xanders To Meet With Dolphins About GM Job

The personnel director for the Detroit Lions Brian Xanders is reportedly a candidate for the Miami Dolphins vacant GM job.

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head coaches Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals shake hands following the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Bears defeated the Cardinals 28-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Whisenhunt Snub Of Detroit Says A Lot About Stafford [BLOG]

I don’t know for a fact that Stafford is the reason Whisenhunt decided not to come to Detroit, but I’m betting it had a lot to do with it!

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2014

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