In this episode of The Detroit Lions Podcast, Chris and Case get together to bring you the latest Detroit Lions news, particularly about the Detroit Lions organization’s options with cornerback Darius Slay. There are a number of options, but this is a case where the Lions hold most of the cards. How this plays out will be interesting, and we’ll both walk you through the options, and take calls as we work through the possibilities. We also talk Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and the effect of the CBA signed 10 years ago on the Detroit Lions. Case brings back a third of the ‘Around The Division’ segment, and it’s probably worth noting that we are joined by Jeff Risdon to interview former Detroit Lions head coach Wayne Fontes. Yes, Coach Wayne Fontes.
Coach Fontes gives us surprising insight into what it was like to coach a player like Barry Sanders. He also discusses his relationship with the Ford family and debunks any idea that there might be a rift. He waxes poetic about the men that played for him, and reinforces the idea that Coach Fontes deserved his players’ support. Chris Spielman, Kevin Glover, so many great players come up in the conversation… If you only listen to a single episode of the Detroit Lions Podcast, this is the one. Coach Fontes deserves your time.
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