“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.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Wilson. He was a dear friend to Mr. and Mrs. Ford, the Ford Family and the Lions organization.
To many, it looked like the lack of a new deal with Ndamukong Suh would hamstring the Lions as they tried to build their 2014 roster.
“We had to be honest,” Lewand said. “The narrative was out there, and we honestly had two Plan A’s. They were two really good coaches.”
As far as which Big Ten teams will play in the bowl, Lewand said the selection process will be different than past years.
The Detroit Lions announced today that they have entered into a six-year partnership with the Big Ten Conference for a bowl game that will be played at Ford Field beginning in 2014.
Earlier today Lions President Tom Lewand had his Twitter account hacked. There is no word on who actually did the hacking. A Lions spokesman told CBSSports.com that the team would have no additional comment. After […]
The Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford said he is keeping his focus on the football field despite the ongoing negotiations to nail down an extension of his current deal, which expires in two years.
“We certainly need to improve dramatically from this year and our entire team–front office, coaches and players–is focused on that,” Lewand said. His interview will air at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.