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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

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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…

Caldwell mum on staff, mentions Tressel

DETROIT -- Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand said he would do something almost sacrilegious when it comes to someone who graduated from Michigan. If it meant the Lions would win, he would tattoo a "buckeye" on his forehead. As in an Ohio State Buckeye. Show More Summary

Jim Caldwell a Perfect Fit at Head Coach for the Detroit Lions

Shortly after relieving Jim Schwartz of his head coaching duties, Detroit Lions team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew presented a candidly specific profile of the next man they wanted to be in charge of the franchise. The...Show More Summary

Lions lose out on expected top candidate

When the Detroit Lions fired Jim Schwartz on Dec. 30, team president Tom Lewand said he believed his team had the most attractive opening in this coaching cycle. Not, apparently, for everyone. Ken Whisenhunt, the San Diego offensiveShow More Summary

Lions think their coaching vacancy is the NFL’s best opportunity

Shortly after firing coach Jim Schwartz, Lions President Tom Lewand said he believes his team will have its pick of multiple good coaches who want to come to Detroit. “I think this will be one of the most if not the single most attractive coaching opportunities in the National Football League,” Lewand said. “That starts…

Lions president apologizes to Wisconsin band

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand apologized on behalf of the team to the University of Wisconsin Marching Band Monday after center Dominic Raiola was accused of verbally abusing members of the band before the Lions game with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. According to Rob Schultz and Dan Simmons of the Wisconsin State Journal,…

Ndamukong Suh: I’m open to extension if it helps us win

When the Lions putting the finishing touches on the contract extension for quarterback Matthew Stafford, team president Tom Lewand said that he anticipated the team continuing their trend of extending the contracts of young players who make up their core. Speculation about which player would be next to put pen to paper on a new…

Lewand falls victim to Russian hackers

Putin apparently has reared his head.  Again. The Russian leader, not content to simply bogart Bob Kraft’s Super Bowl ring, may (or may not) have commandeered the Twitter account of Lions president Tom Lewand. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lewand’s Twitter account was hacked by Russian spammers on Tuesday.  The messages,…

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