Stephen Tulloch is in Detroit this week on a book tour for his new children's book "The Little Linebacker: A Story of Determination." Tulloch made an appearance on FOX 2 Detroit to help promote the book.
During his time on air, he was asked about his situation in Detroit. Here was his response when asked, "How are things looking with the Lions?"
Well, we're working some things out. Hopefully in the next couple days we can kinda come to meeting grounds with things and figure out what we're going to do. My agent and the team are handling some things, working some things out. But hopefully in the next couple of days we can finalize some things.
Tulloch has not attended any of the Lions' OTAs over the last few weeks and every single indication thus far points to Tulloch not being part of the team in 2016. The question is what is holding up the Lions from releasing Tulloch. Some theories point to a trade in the mix. Others believe Tulloch is suffering from an injury and the Lions are negotiating a mandatory injury settlement before they release him.
Whatever the hold up is, it appears Tulloch is expecting a resolution in the next few days. In a what may not be a coincidence, Tulloch's agent, Drew Rosenhaus was reportedly spotted on a flight to Detroit on Thursday:
Eagle eye reader snapped a photo of Drew Rosenhaus on a flight headed to DTW. Slay and Tulloch are two of his clients.— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) June 9, 2016
Hopefully for all parties involved, this situation comes to an end soon.
UPDATE: 12:55 p.m. ET
It looks like you can throw the injury theory out of the window:
Tulloch said he has no injury issues & intends to play somewhere in 2016. Said the last few months haven't soured him on his time in Detroit— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) June 9, 2016