In five seasons for the Detroit Lions, free agent guard Rob Sims did not miss a single regular season game.
“We haven’t made a final determination on how that process is going to go,” Mayhew said Monday.
“It was as important [for us to get him] as it was Detroit trying to keep him,” Ross said at the owners meetings.
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“Familiarity is key,” Mathis said. “Having guys that you’re familiar with, already be in sync, that’s huge.”
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Mathis believes concern about head trauma might keep some people away from football, but he doubts it will tangibly impact the league.
“I don’t think any other team I considered too strongly,” Mathis said. “I wanted to remain in Detroit if I was to play again.”
More or less, Indianapolis is advocating a nine-point touchdown.
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Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said last month at the NFL combine that Detroit wanted to hold onto Mathis, 34,