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Lions president says they’re “looking for greatness”

  The Lions have had good seasons before, just not often in succession. But after going 11-5 last year, team president Tom Lewand thinks this is the team that can not just equal last year’s mark, but better it. “It’s not sustaining it; it’s building on it,” Lewand said, via Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News. “That’s the…

Lions talking extension with DeAndre Levy, waiting to talk to Haloti Ngata

Lions president Tom Lewand said early this month that and linebacker DeAndre Levy had yet to open up contract negotiations and, as a result, he couldn’t say whether the team’s talks with Levy would extend past the start of training camp. Lewand should have a better idea of the timing the next time he addresses…

Pre-Free Agency Salary Cap Update for Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions will likely find themselves in a difficult situation when free agency officially begins at 4 p.m. ET March 10. While general manager Martin Mayhew and club president Tom Lewand know the salary cap has been set at $143.7 million, they don't know what their options will be. Show More Summary

Jim Caldwell reiterates optimism in bringing back Ndamukong Suh

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jim Caldwell continued with the Detroit Lions company line Thursday afternoon, saying he is optimistic the team will bring back Ndamukong Suh. This echoes what team president Tom Lewand said earlier this month and what general manager Martin Mayhew said earlier this week in terms of keeping him in Detroit. Show More Summary

Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand Opens Up About His Alcoholism

8 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Lewand opened up about his struggles and recovery during a candid speech that reflected his renewed faith.

Tom Lewand thinks Lions have “very, very good chance” of deal with Suh in next few weeks

The Lions have some time to negotiate with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh before the start of free agency and team president Tom Lewand is optimistic that they’ll put it to good use. During an appearance on WDIV on Sunday, Lewand said that he thought the team had “a very, very good chance” of reaching agreement…

5 Mistakes the Detroit Lions Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

There is a lot riding on this offseason for the Detroit Lions. The brain trust of general manager Martin Mayhew, head coach Jim Caldwell and team president Tom Lewand (pictured above left to right) has many critical decisions to make...Show More Summary

Tom Lewand lasered in on football, won't talk Ndamukong Suh

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions team president Tom Lewand confirmed that Ndamukong Suh did not have a laser pointer at Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills -- but he would not talk about anything else related to his star defensive...Show More Summary

PFT Live: Ndamukong Suh playing on borrowed time in Detroit?

Lions president Tom Lewand announced the team will hold off on negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after the season, a move that will likely end with Suh playing elsewhere in 2015. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press joins Mike Florio to discuss the Lions’ decision and the latest happenings from camp.

PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, PFT Planet calls and tweets

Lions president Tom Lewand announced Monday that the team was putting a pin in negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season, a move that raises the chances that Suh will be playing elsewhere in 2015. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press will join Mike Florio on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live…

Lions table Ndamukong Suh contract negotiations

Team president Tom Lewand says the team will wait until after the 2014 season to resume talks. There will be no new contract for Ndamukong Suh, at least not in 2014. Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand said Monday that the team has decided...Show More Summary

What Offseason Moves Are Next for the Detroit Lions with the Draft Complete?

The 2014 NFL draft is safely in the rear-view mirror. However, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand still have a lot on their plates. This is now the time of year when the team focuses on tightening the ship. Show More Summary

How Nate Freese Fits with Detroit Lions

I'm not sure what's more rare: unicorn sightings or a need-based Detroit Lions draft. In all seriousness, general manager Martin Mayhew and president Tom Lewand just completed a feat that hasn't been seen in Motown in some time. Instead...Show More Summary

Re-Grading Detroit Lions Past Five Drafts

The last five NFL drafts for the Detroit Lions coincide with Martin Mayhew's reign as general manager and Tom Lewand as team president. They were hired in the wake of one of the most egregiously unsuccessful management tenures in professional...Show More Summary

Lions taking major risk with Fairley, future

A week ago, Detroit Lions team president Tom Lewand said the plan for the team was to win now and that he didn’t have a five-year plan in place. The five-year plan bit triggered something almost as soon as he said it -- and it popped...Show More Summary

Lions officials to meet with Ndamukong Suh’s agent next week

Lions administration is making no bones about it, they expect big things this year. They might take a big step toward making something happen next week. Team president Tom Lewand told radio station WJR this morning (via Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website) that he expected to meet with Ndamuking Suh’s agent Jimmy Sexton…

Lewand: Suh deal not critical to free agency

DETROIT – Ndamukong Suh doesn't have a contract extension from the Detroit Lions yet, but team president Tom Lewand doesn't appear bothered by this. Instead, he said the Lions never planned on having a Suh extension as a pillar of what...Show More Summary

What We've Learned About the Detroit Lions After the Start of Free Agency

After 48 hours of NFL free agency, the Detroit Lions have shown they have a definite plan moving forward. While they haven't been major players, general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand (pictured) have made a handful...Show More Summary

William Clay Ford Dead -- Owner of the Detroit Lions Dies at 88

William Clay Ford, owner of the Detroit Lions, has died from pneumonia. He was 88. Ford was the last surviving grandson of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford.  Lions team president Tom Lewand said in a statement, "It is with profound sadness…

Lions, Ndamukong Suh talking extension

The Lions have hired their new head coach, which means that they can start moving on to other offseason matters. A contract extension for defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appears to be on that list. Team president Tom Lewand said Wednesday that the team and Suh have had initial discussions about extending his deal, which has…

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