Rules changes and proposals will be discussed, as well as a lot of other league business.
The four days in Orlando next week will also gives teams and players' agents an opportunity to meet face-to-face and talk contracts. In the case of Pro Bowl Detroit Lions defensive tackle
“(Suh’s) expressed his desire to stay here and we’ve expressed a desire to keep him,” Lewand reiterated to host Frank Beckmann. “He just got an agent 7 to 10 days ago.
“His agent is a guy by the name of Jimmy Sexton, who’s with one of the big agencies (CAA) in football. Works with the guys who represented
Suh holds a cap number of $22.4 million for the 2014 season and can void the option for 2015 after this season. While lowering the cap number is expected to be part of any new deal with Suh, more than that, the Lions' desire is to keep a dominant defensive player in town for the foreseeable future.
“I think Ndamukong is hopeful we can (get a deal done) and we’ll see where that takes us,” Lewand said of next week.
In the case of Stafford's extention last offseason, the Lions didn’t get a three-year, $53 million extension done with him until July.
No one really knows what the timing could be like in the negotiations with Suh, but expect them to start heating up next week.