DETROIT LIONS (5-11) CAMP SITE: Allen Park, Michigan LAST YEAR: GM Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia were fired 11 games into the season, which ended with double digits in losses for the third straight year. Detroit’s defense gave up 519 points and 6,716 yards to break the team records set by its 2008 winless team and to rank among the worst in NFL history.
We just achieved the goal of we stuck to what we said we were going to do, and that’s just get good football players and get the best football players that fit what we’re looking for,” Lions general manager Brad Holmes said, following the completion of his first draft with the Lions. I believe that’s what we set out to do and we did. With the addition of talented players on both sides of the football, the organization believes it has targeted players who fit the modern era of the league.
The Cleveland Indians will soon no longer be known as such. Facing heavy backlash from the Native American community, the Cleveland baseball club announced Friday that it has decided to change its nickname to the "Guardians," effective at the end of the 2021 Major League Baseball season. The name change follows the Washington Football Team's decision to drop its controversial "Redskins" nickname, prior to the start of the 2020 NFL season.