Lions' GM Martin Mayhew: 'There will be football this fall ...'
INDIANAPOLIS -- Lions general manager Martin Mayhew would not answer any questions regarding the “L word” during a breakfast meeting with beat writers today (Friday).
Here’s what he had to say about the potential NFL lockout: “There will be football this fall, we will play when there is football. Up until then and into that process we’ll just rely on the league’s direction. ...’’
Mayhew did confirm a report that in the event of a lockout teams will be able to keep in touch with injured players through their rehab process.
“We’ll be able to monitor their rehabs, I’ll leave at it. They won’t be out there on their own with us having no clue of where they are physically,’’ Mayhew said. “We’ll be able to be in touch with people be in contact about their rehabs.’’
Several Lions are in rehab including quarterback Matthew Stafford, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch.
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