Posts Tagged ‘Martin Mayhew’

Talks Progressing Between Detroit Lions and WR Calvin Johnson

Lions GM Martin Mayhew says he has been talking with talented wide receiver Calvin Johnson’s agent. We can handle Calvin’s numbers – we have to,” Mayhew said Friday morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianpolis. “Obviously, we have a lot more flexibility having more cap room, so we have a desire to get that […]

Lions with Plenty of Questions Heading Into Free Agency

Coming off the team’s first playoff appearance since 1999, the Lions have 20 players who will be unrestricted free agents this offseason. While that list includes injury replacements (punter Ben Graham) and veteran depth guys for 2011 (Erik Coleman, Chris Harris), the list also includes key cogs on defense (Cliff Avril, Stephen Tulloch, Eric Wright) […]

Lions GM Mayhew making a run at NFL Executive of the Year?

After the last decade the Lions GM position became associated with one-liners, punchlines and synonymous with failure.  The Lions are 1-4 five games into the 2010 season but there is a definite sense that the culture is finally changing in Detroit.  The Lions are gaining the respect of their opponents, the media and most unbelievably, the fans.  One man […]

Detroit Talking to QB Stafford; Trying to Get a Deal Done

The player that the Lions want with the first pick in Saturday’s Draft is out – it’s QB Matthew Stafford. Reports from the Detroit Free Press state that the Lions have been talking for two days with Stafford trying to get a deal done, but nothing has been set as of yet. The paper says […]