- As first reported by Detroit Jock City, the Detroit Lions have increased season ticket prices by an overall average of 2.8 percent. However, as Detroit Jock City points out, about half of season ticket holders either saw no increase in price or even a small decrease. Here’s the layout of prices for season ticket holders:
Lions season ticket prices for 2017 pic.twitter.com/le6iqztd9j— Detroit Lions Videos (@DetroitVideos) February 10, 2017
- Dave Birkett has more on ticket prices and notes that although this is the fourth straight year of increased ticket prices, this is the smallest increase of the four years.
- Tigers and Red Wings owner—and overall Detroit sports legend—-Mike Ilitch died at the age of 87 on Friday. Lions president Rod Wood offered an official statement from the team:
#Lions release statement on the passing of Mike Ilitch #RedWings #Tigers pic.twitter.com/cTSyG40HBg— FOX 2 Sports (@FOX2Sports) February 11, 2017
- Kerry Hyder was named the Media Friendly “Good Guy” of the year award by the Detroit media for his friendly relationship with the press.
DSBA-PFWA name Media Friendly "Good Guy" and Rookie of the Year award winners: https://t.co/V54IRUnTc7 pic.twitter.com/brBMmpbrM6— Detroit Lions (@Lions) February 10, 2017
- The Lions ran down the top five rookie plays from the 2016 season:
Top 5⃣ plays by #Lions rookies this season— Detroit Lions (@Lions) February 10, 2017
5⃣ @AshawnRobinson sack
4⃣ @Zettel98 sack
3⃣ @UWdwayne12 run
1⃣ & 2⃣ https://t.co/IZPNa5gbqv pic.twitter.com/sHQMBlyHCo
- Tim Twentyman has the Lions’ top five needs this offseason, kicking off with a talented pass rusher.
- Gil Brandt put together his 2016 All-Rookie team. The squad included two Lions rookies. One is an easy choice, the other may surprise you.