Posted March 22, 2012 on
Roughly four months ago, on the heels of Ndamukong Suh’s suspension, the Lions became vilified and labeled with such tags as ‘undisciplined’ and ‘reckless’ after being heavily penalized in a nationally televised contest against the Saints. Mike Mady asks: Who's the villain now?
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The Detroit Lions announced today that the club has resigned linebacker Stephen Tulloch to a five-year deal. The details haven’t been announced, but the contract is believed to be worth around $40 million according to the Lions official website.
This deal ultimately marks the end of relevant free agency signings for Detroit, as this move leaves them with little cap room.
This offseason hasn’t been a flashy one for the Detroit Lions but it has been maybe their best one in over a decade. The Lions had been lacking continuity for years but now things are changing. This offseason could be the most important one in Detroit Lions history. General Manager Martin Mayhew has had his hands full, and he is proving his worth.
The Lions are already offseason...
The Detroit Lions have been relatively quite during this 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy.
However, the Lions made some leaps and took a more assertive approach on Tuesday.
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In addition to scheduling a visit for defensive end Everette Brown, the Lions also signed cornerback Jacob Lacey, re-signed Andre Fluellen and brought back star linebacker Stephen...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. There was a decided lack of drama in contract negotiations between the Lions and middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch that eventually led to Tulloch re-signing with a 5-year contract.
Tulloch wanted to return to the Lions.
The Lions wanted him back.
All it took was time not hand-wringing or name-calling to get a deal done.
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It's hard to actually fathom how massive Calvin Johnson's contract is. Out of the $132 million, this mega-star is getting a guaranteed $60 million. No other player in NFL's history has had a deal like this; but does he deserve it?
Yes, he absolutely does.
With a franchise like the Detroit Lions', who are just starting to dig themselves out of the hole they have...
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