Martin Mayhew

NEW YORK - APRIL 22:  Jahvid Best (R) from the California Golden Bears poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as they hold up a Detroit Lions jersey after the Lions selected Best number 30 overall during the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 22, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jahvid Best Will Remain On PUP List For Remainder Of Season

Best was concussed on Oct. 16, 2011, and hasn’t been cleared to play since.

97.1 The Ticket–11/02/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Bill Nagy #61 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on August 11, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lions’ Claim Of Bill Nagy Another Shrewd Move By GM Martin Mayhew

Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is fond of saying free agency and the NFL Draft “aren’t the finish line” when it comes to building an NFL roster.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2012

TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Running back Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the season opener at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Lions GM Surprised Best Hasn’t Been Cleared Yet

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says he’s a little surprised and disappointed Jahvid Best hasn’t been cleared to participate in training camp.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2012

DETROIT - 2009:  Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by NFL Photos)

Mayhew Says Talented Lions Know How To Win

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says his goal is to sign Cliff Avril to a long-term contract.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2012

Offensive linemen Riley Reiff of Iowa (right) and Matt Kalil of USC look on during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Mayhew Approaches Draft Differently

Say this for general manager Martin Mayhew, he’s unconventional.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2012

MINNEAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 26:  Tight end Tony Scheffler #85 of the Detroit Lions is pursued by Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings as Jeff Backus #76 of the Lions defends during the second half at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 26, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 24-10.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Must Address Some Issues In NFL Draft

They, dare we say, are Super Bowl contenders. Leaving themselves dry in certain areas after the draft would not be wise.

97.1 The Ticket–04/25/2012

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses for a photo with Nick Fairley, #13 overall pick by the Detriot Lions, during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Lions Have Their Lowest 1st-Round Pick Since 1992

The Detroit Lions used to openly talk about potential draft picks.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2012

DETROIT , MI - JANUARY 16: Jim Schwartz, center, head coach of the Detroit Lions poses with General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and Tom Lewand team president after a press conference to introduce him as the Lions new head coach on January 16, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Will The Lions Draft The Best Available?

This is a tough time of the year for reporters who cover NFL teams.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2012

(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Lions Have Gotten Done What They Wanted To So Far

The Detroit Lions started the offseason with a checklist of goals to stay successful.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2012

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 30:  Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos tries to escape the grasp of linebacker Stephen Tulloch #55 of the Detroit Lions at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 30, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Lions defeated the Broncos 45-10. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Lions Accomplish A Lot In First Week Of Free Agency

When free agency started, general manager Martin Mayhew was looking at 21 free agents on his own roster

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2012

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