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Lions notes: Gunther Cunningham ‘wasn’t satisfied’ with role in Detroit

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The former Lions coaching assistant wasn’t satisfied with his diminished role in Detroit.

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  • Why, at 70 years old, would former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham leave the NFL to join analytics company Pro Football Focus? He simply wasn’t satisfied with a diminished role in Detroit and wanted a challenge. ESPN’s Michael Rothstein has the full story, which also explains what he’ll be doing with PFF.

  • The Lions apparently worked out Florida cornerback Teez Tabor this week:

  • Former Lions safety Louis Delmas was arrested this week for “resisting arrest without violence” after his driver was arrested for a DUI. Perhaps most notable about this story is Delmas’ mugshot: