Found March 22, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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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. Eight days a lifetime for many during NFL free-agency -- after the signing period began on March 13, the Lions and Tulloch got what both sides wanted signing Tulloch to a long-term contract that will keep him in Detroit as a valuable member of the defense. It was clear that I wanted to be here, and clear that the organization wanted me, Tulloch said at a press conference at the teams headquarters on Thursday. Theres no feeling like knowing youre wanted. To have that feeling and to know they were behind me, its a no-brainer. Tulloch agreed to terms on Tuesday, signed on Wednesday, and had his press conference on Thursday. This has been a...
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