Cliff Avril is Back in Detroit
  1. Fortunate news for the Lions; defensive end Cliff Avril is back with Detroit for another season. Avril was very helpful to the Lions in 2011 ending up with thirty-six tackles including eleven sacks.


  1. However, the Lions were unable to come to an agreement with Avril, and they only got him under the terms of the franchise tag which means he will be a free agent once again in 2013. “I’m kind of disappointed it couldn’t happen, but it is what it is,” says Avril referring to the fact that he and the Lions did not make an agreement.


  1. Even though he and several other crucial players that play for Detroit will become free agents after the 2012 season, the Lions look forward to having Avril play for them this year once again.



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  • Detroit Lions

    August 6, 2012

    ang3l · draftee

    The LIONS should have gave him at least a 2yr. contract!

  • Detroit Lions

    August 6, 2012

    jacobs569 · draftee

    LIONS has a chance to go farther than the playoffs just give them a few years.

  • Detroit Lions

    August 5, 2012

    footballers2399 · draftee

    Cliff Avril is a good player! Lions should have gave him a longer contract but its going to be okay becuz at least this year wth Cliff we'll do even better than last year

  • Detroit Lions

    July 30, 2012

    fanofsuh · draftee

    i know suh was banned for to games he should improve this season but last season cliff was better

  • New England Patriots

    July 28, 2012

    weswelkerguy · draftee


  • Detroit Lions

    July 28, 2012

    BoyScout99 · veteran

    Lol! I know, right, Rex and gobears?

  • New England Patriots

    July 27, 2012

    beast2035 · draftee

    the lions have some good players calvin johnson jr is beast

  • New York Jets

    July 26, 2012

    en651 · draftee

    hes alright

  • Seattle Seahawks

    July 26, 2012

    Rex22222 · draftee

    NO! Why is he a franchise tag? Hes awesome! He should have accepted the contract!

  • Chicago Bears

    July 25, 2012

    dabearsgobears · draftee

    Home Sweet Home oh here da paper oh whoops there is none what you problem lions