Dave Sears
Regional Scout


Dave Sears joined the team as a regional scout in May 2007 after spending seven seasons with the Houston Texans organization. He joined the Texans’ personnel department in May 2000 to scout the central region.

Prior to his stint in Houston, Sears spent three seasons (1997-2000) working with Washington’s scouting department. He started with the Redskins as an intern in January 1997 and was hired as their scouting administrator in May. Sears was promoted as the Redskins’ BLESTO scout in May of 1998. He also spent time interning for the Springfield Falcons in the American Hockey League.

Sears earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Springfield (Mass.) College and he was a four-year linebacker for Springfield’s football team. He attended Hauppauge High School in his hometown of Hauppauge, N.Y., and lettered in football, basketball and lacrosse.

Sears is married to wife, Nancy and together they have a daughter, Delaine.

Recent Articles

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  • Kickoff Preview: Lions at Patriots

    Posted 6 hours ago

    Tori Petry, Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara discuss the state of the Lions offense and break down the Lions Week 12 matchup against the Patriots.

  • 2015 Mustang Giveaway: Up-close look

    Posted 7 hours ago

    Tori Petry gives you an inside look at the brand new custom 2015 Mustang the Lions and Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers are giving away to one lucky Lions fan next month. Enter by November 30th at

  • NFL Films Trailer: Lions at Patriots

    By NFL_COM - Posted Nov 22, 2014

    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots.

  • Lions offense making changes ahead of facing Pats

    Posted Nov 21, 2014

    Tori Petry reports on offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's plan to limit play calls this week, his response to Golden Tate's 2-target day in Arizona and how the Patriots have been where the Lions are now.

  • Lewand on hosting Bills-Jets game

    Posted Nov 21, 2014

    Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand talks about the team hosting the Bills-Jets game on Monday night.


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