The first week is in the books and there is plenty to talk about including the arrival of
“I’ve been in a great program, one that’s dialed in exactly to me, what’s best for my body,” he said. “It has nothing to do with my contract. I have an agent (Jimmy Sexton) that deals with that. It’s an in-house thing. It’s going to stay there. If it was about my contract, I wouldn’t be here now.”
Suh continued his chat with the media by insisting that Detroit is where he wants to be.
Suh, along with the rest of the defense, got to test out Teryl Austin's new scheme in 11-on-11 drills. The enthusiasm on the field was palpable.
“It’s a different feel,” cornerback
The defense isn't the only unit with a new look. Coordinator Joe Lombardi's offense is starting to take shape. It's a natural fit for running back
Speaking of roles in the offense,
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James Franklintook it to the extreme. Theo Riddickdoesn’t mind being a one-man welcoming committee for Golden Dome alums who’ve followed his path from Notre Dame to the Lions.