One of the more interesting things I found in my conversation with star defensive lineman Cliff Avril, now with Seattle, was who did and didn’t wish him well when he departed the Detroit Lions.
It would be nice if your old boss called you if you left your job.
The decision Cliff Avril ultimately faced was whether he’d be comfortable accepting a shorter deal with the Seattle Seahawks for the chance to play with a rising club that will likely go into next season as a Super Bowl contender.
Free agent defensive end Cliff Avril and the Seattle Seahawks reached agreement on a contract Wednesday that addresses one of Seattle’s big offseason desires to improve the pass rush along the defensive line.
While the rest of his teammates were throwing shoes, shirts and other belongings in boxes, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was in an upstairs meeting room watching film of the finest performance of his rookie season — one that ended in a loss.
In Detroit, the Seahawks defense couldn’t stop the Lions on third down and Matthew Stafford’s TD pass with 20 seconds left had Seattle smarting after a 28-24 loss.
Titus Young catches a 1-yard touchdown pass and puts the Detroit Lions ahead in the final seconds to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 on Sunday.
The Detroit Lions have left starting linebacker DeAndre Levy and key cornerback Bill Bentley inactive against the Seattle Seahawks.
Get a group together and head down to the ultimate Detroit Lions tailgating experience in the club section of Ford Field where you will be fed, entertained and be able to watch the game from some of the best seats in the stadium.
Calvin Johnson is used to looking down at defensive backs, but the Detroit Lions’ 6-foot-5 wide receiver won’t be able to do that against the Seattle Seahawks.
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