- It doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but it appears the Chicago Bears have started the process of shipping Jay Cutler away, meaning the Detroit Lions will almost certainly have a brand new quarterback to face two times a year:
I’m told by league sources Bears have now begun actively shopping Cutler, which isn’t surprising, but it does require some context:— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) February 21, 2017
While it makes sense to try to trade Cutler, an active pursuit to unload him is formal beginning of the end. Relationship all but over now.— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) February 21, 2017
- With Cutler out the door in Chicago, a familiar name continues to hold season-long records with the Bears:
With reports of trading Jay Cutler, ex-Lion Erik Kramer still holds Bears' season records of 29 TD passes, 3,838 passing yards, set in 1995.— Mike O'Hara (@MikeOHaraNFL) February 22, 2017
- It appears the Detroit Lions will not be landing free agent cornerback K’Waun Williams, who had visited last week. According to Ian Rapoport, Williams will sign with the San Francisco 49ers. The team has yet to confirm this move.
- If you can’t wait for the GIF tournament finals or the Name Bracket coming in June, LionsWire has got you covered. Ty Schalter is holding a 64-player bracket for the biggest Lions draft bust of all time. You can vote on the 1 vs. 16 seeds here.
- Jimmy “Snapalicious” Landes:
Under a camel in Petra, Jordan. Eh why not pic.twitter.com/agfDpTwpms— Jimmy Landes (@jimmy_landes) February 20, 2017
- ESPN’s Michael Rothstein makes the argument that recently cut defensive lineman Jared Odrick would make a lot of sense in Detroit.
- DetroitLions.com looks at the top defensive tackles to watch during next week’s NFL Combine.
- Quandre Diggs is still rehabbing from injury, but looks to be humbled by the experience:
rehabbing gave me a new perspective on things man.— Quandre Diggs (@qdiggs6) February 21, 2017