Lions team president Tom Lewand expressed optimism about the chances of London eventually having its own NFL team.
“These are the kinds of things we all hoped to have 15 years ago when Mr. Ford had the vision to move the Lions back downtown right next to the Tigers.”
With the start of the NFL regular season, it’s anything but business as usual for Matthew Stafford as he takes his place in the midst of the huddle tonight as starting quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a sixth year.
With the Detroit Lions about to kick off their regular season Quarterback Matthew Stafford took time to discuss the team’s prospects and more with “Michigan Matters” Host Carol Cain in an exclusive conversation.
“We’ve got great people to work with, these men are outstanding, so look for some great things.”
Lewand fully expects that the players Detroit picks today will fit into that “win now” vision and will be able to contribute immediately.
Lewand was asked about his vision for the Super Bowl, which was hosted at Ford Field in 2006.
With Suh Training Elsewhere, Lewand Praises Allen Park Facility As ‘The Absolute Best Place’ For Detroit Players
The Detroit Lions will not vilify one of their best players, star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, for skipping voluntary workouts at the team facility to work privately with his chosen trainers in Oregon
“It’s still about the game of football,” Lewand told season ticket holders Monday night at Ford Field.
Sheldon White, the vice president of pro personnel for the Detroit Lions, has an easier job now than he did a few years ago.