Though he hasn't had the individual or team success of his boyhood pal Clayton Kershaw, Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford is inspired by the pitcher.
Dahl played 34 snaps off the bench in his return last week from a three-game stint on injured reserve
The Detroit Lions put rookie defensive end Julian Okwara on injured reserve Wednesday and signed free agent cornerback Chris Jones. Okwara limped off the field with a leg injury in Sunday's victory at Jacksonville. The Lions also announced Wednesday that defensive end Austin Bryant, currently on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, was returning to practice.