May 10, 2012

LIONS SIGN SIX 2012 DRAFT PICKS AND 17 UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS

Allen Park, Mich.—The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed six players from their 2012 NFL Draft class to four-year deals, including: WR Ryan Broyles, DE Ronnell Lewis, LB Tahir Whitehead, CB Chris Greenwood, CB Jonte Green and LB Travis Lewis. The team also signed 17 undrafted rookie free agents. No other terms of their contracts we disclosed.

April 28, 2012

DETROIT LIONS HEAD COACH JIM SCHWARTZ POST-DRAFT MEDIA SESSION

Soon after the end of the 2012 NFL Draft, Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Schwartz was available to the media. The following are excerpts from his media session:

April 28, 2012

DETROIT LIONS SELECT CB JONTE GREEN IN SIXTH ROUND AND LB TRAVIS LEWIS IN SEVENTH ROUND

The Detroit Lions selected CB Jonte Green (196th overall) in the sixth round and LB Travis Lewis (223rd overall) in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.


April 28, 2012

DETROIT LIONS SELECT THREE DEFENSIVE PLAYERS IN FOURTH AND FIFTH ROUND OF 2012 DRAFT

The Detroit Lions selected DE Ronnell Lewis (Rd 4, 125th overall), LB Tahir Whitehead (Rd 5, 138th overall) and CB Chris Greenwood (Rd 5, 148th overall) with their picks in the fourth- and fifth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft.



April 27, 2012

LIONS T RILEY REIFF INTRODUCTORY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTE SHEET

The Detroit Lions introduced first round pick T Riley Reiff (23rd overall) to the media today. The following is a quote sheet from the media session.

April 27, 2012

LIONS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO INTRODUCE 2012 FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK

The Detroit Lions will hold a press conference today (Friday, April 27) at approximately 2:30 p.m. to introduce 2012 first-round draft pick T Riley Reiff (23rd overall).