Matthew Stafford wants to play for the Lions ‘a long time’

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford hopes to play with his team for years to come. However, will the team still want him come season’s end? “Listen, that’s not up to me. It’s not,” Stafford said on FOX2 (h/t “I love playing here. I’ve enjoyed it. We’ll see what happens. Hopefully I’m here for a long time.” Stafford has been under much...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to the Detroit Lions firing of Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand

When you get the kind of news we got yesterday with Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand, there’s really only one place to go and see how the fans really felt. Yep, my always reliable pal Twitter, wasn’t short on opinions. Take a look: Not soon enough? HUGE changes in Detroit! Lions have fired GM Martin Mayhew and president Tom Lewand! Great to hear, Mayhew should’ve been fired YEARS...
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Lions go for broke to secure the No. 1 NFL draft pick in 2016?

The Detroit Lions have cleaned house in the midst of a 1-7 start to the season, and the latest on the chopping block were general manager Martin Mayhew and president Tom Lewand. With the major moves on Thursday, following the firing of offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi last week, it doesn’t appear Detroit is finished swinging the ax. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport indicated...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Fire GM Martin Mayhew, President Tom Lewand In Shakeup

Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford isn’t messing around. The Lions fired general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand on Thursday, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Detroit is 1-7 this season after suffering a 45-10 blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in London. These aren’t the first changes in the Motor City, as head coach Jim Caldwell already...
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lions fire GM Mayhew, president Lewand

The Detroit Lions are cleaning house.The team fired general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand on Thursday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. The Lions have limped to a 1-7 start to the 2015 season.Mayhew played eight seasons in the NFL before joining the Lions front office in 2001. He was promoted to GM in 2008. The Lions reached the playoffs twice during his tenure...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions fire GM Martin Mayhew and president Tom Lewand

The Detroit Lions stand virtually no chance of making the playoffs this season, and the team is wasting no time getting started on a total overhaul. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Lions have fired both team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on an "insane day in Detroit." MAJOR changes in Detroit: Lions have fired GM Martin Mayhew and president Tom...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lewand explains battle with alcoholism in testimonial

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand recently gave a six-minute testimonial in which he explained his battle with alcoholism. Lewand shared his story at the Kensington Church's Orion campus. He's close friends with the church's teaching pastor Dave Wilson, who is also Lions' team chaplain. The video of Lewand's talk was posted on the church's website (beginning at the 38:43 mark...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cover32 staff does its mock draft; Detroit Lions end up with a cornerback

The staff got together and bestowed upon ourselves the honor of playing general manager for each of our hometown teams. So, for one day, I was able to take the reigns away from Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand, if only in an imaginary sense. Each editor at was given the task of selecting their respective teams first round pick. As the Detroit Lions had the 10th...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Tate his chip on his shoulder; Lewand his high hopes and free agency so far

Detroit Lions Tom Lewand brings up the “S” word in public(READ) Judging the Lions free agency moves so far(READ) Tate has something to prove(READ) Lions wasting time scouting tight end prospect(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Tate his chip on his shoulder; Lewand his high hopes and free agency so farDetroit Lions considering other options for a veteran safetyDid...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand mentions the “S” word in public meeting with fans

Detroit Lions team president Tom Lewand was front and center last night on WDIV-TV and addressed fans directly at a local restaurant. Lewand went as far to invoke the “S” word, super bowl, when discussing the Lions ambitions for 2014. It caused a few coughs and laughs throughout the crowd, but the Lions actually believe this is possible. Lewand and Martin Mayhew brought in a...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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