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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Rob Sims #67 celebrates Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions fourth quarter touchdown against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Possibility Of Re-Signing Sims: ‘We’ve Been In Contact’

In five seasons for the Detroit Lions, free agent guard Rob Sims did not miss a single regular season game.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Tackle Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions in the huddle during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lions Not Saying Whether They Will Pick Up Fifth-Year Option Of Riley Reiff

“We haven’t made a final determination on how that process is going to go,” Mayhew said Monday.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross walks between meetings Monday at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Says He Hopes To Mentor Suh; Warren Buffett Called Him ‘A Good Kid’

“It was as important [for us to get him] as it was Detroit trying to keep him,” Ross said at the owners meetings.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers: March 16th To March 20th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

03/20/2015

Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions tackles Jerick McKinnon #31 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Mathis Confident Defense Can Stay At High Level Despite Losses Of Suh, Fairley

“Familiarity is key,” Mathis said. “Having guys that you’re familiar with, already be in sync, that’s huge.”

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 07:  Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Borland’s Surprise Retirement Begs The Question: Will More In The NFL Leave Over Concussion Concerns? Lions Player Weighs In

Mathis believes concern about head trauma might keep some people away from football, but he doubts it will tangibly impact the league.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28:  Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions carries a ball that was ruled down after a completion to  Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter at Lambeau Field on December 28, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rashean Mathis Keeps Defying Age, Prepared To Again Contribute On The Field And Off

“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.”

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

It appears the Colts have put that 0-2 start behind them. Thursday's showdown in Houston is a big one. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Colts Propose Nine-Point Touchdown

More or less, Indianapolis is advocating a nine-point touchdown.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys argues with side judge Allen Baynes #56 after a penatly was called against Anthony Hitchens #59 of the Dallas Cowboys when he collided with Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions on a pass play during the second half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Competition Committee Not Supportive Of Lions’ Instant Replay Proposal

Of 18 rule proposals by NFL clubs, 13 involved instant replay.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 12: Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions tackles Jerick McKinnon #31 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Report: Lions Re-Sign Rashean Mathis

Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said last month at the NFL combine that Detroit wanted to hold onto Mathis, 34,

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

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