Lewand seemed to downplay the possibility of a dramatic departure from the normal uniforms; no change in color or logo is expected.
“We were comfortable making him a proposal that would have made him the highest-paid defensive player in the league …” Lewand said.
With Levy, the Lions could negotiate into the season if need be, though talks about an extension have not even started yet.
Lewand Says Martha Ford Full Participant In Owners Meetings, Very Clear About Her Expectations For The Team
“She’s got strong opinions, and she’s extremely sharp,” Lewand said, “and she has a lot of interaction with her peers, with other owners.”
General manager Martin Mayhew disputes the notion the Lions have been relatively inactive in free agency.
“Some of those incidents occurred a long time ago, and obviously players learn from situations, as I think he mentioned,” Philbin said.
“There’s no doubt in my mind that they’ll be contending for the national championship shortly,” John Harbaugh said of Michigan.
If the reviews from other NFL coaches give any indication, Ngata should help the Lions just as much as they hope he will.
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The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others.