Brandon Zylstra

Brandon Zylstra

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/215 lbs
Born: Spicer, Minnesota
College: Concordia (MN)
Draft: Undrafted
  • The Detroit News

    Ten thoughts on what the Lions did — and still have to do — during free agency

    To say the Detroit Lions have been active through the first wave of free agency would be an understatement. With that period winding down, we thought it was a good time to collect our thoughts on the moves the team has made and what's ahead for the remainder of the offseason. There are various contract aggregators who do a commendable job staying on top of the league's signings, cuts and restructures, and each of those sources has the Lions among the league leaders in remaining cap space. Here's the current situation: Acknowledging I don't have contract figures for Jalen Reeves-Maybin and Nate Sudfeld, who both recently agreed to terms with the team, I have the Lions with $18 million in cap room.


    Jerry Green, Detroit sports writer who covered first 56 Super Bowls, dies

    Jerry Green, the longtime Detroit News columnist who was the last reporter to cover all the Super Bowls, has died according to the paper. Green joined The News in 1963 and was on the Detroit Lions beat from 1965-72, then served as a columnist until his retirement in 2004. “To me, a proud honorable streak,” Green wrote when his streak broke at Super Bowl LVII. The Lions acknowledged Green's immense contributions to the game in a statement.

  • The Oakland Press

    DJ Chark departs Lions for Panthers

    After one season with the Detroit Lions, wide receiver DJ Chark has found employment elsewhere. Per reports, Chark has inked a new contract with the Carolina Panthers. Chark, who spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Jacksonville Jaguars, was signed by Detroit general manager Brad Holmes to a one-year deal last offseason. In his lone season with the Lions, Chark battled the injury bug, suiting up for just 11 games.