Posts Tagged ‘Tom Lewand’

Owner William Clay Ford Has Passed Away

According to senior writer Tim Twentyman, owner and chairman of the Detroit Lions, Williams Clay Ford has passed away from pneumonia at the age of 88. Team president Tom Lewand has confirmed the reports and released the following statement on the news. “It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr. Ford and extend […]

Tom Lewand Says 1-3 Start for the Lions Isn’t a Concern

The Lions are 1-3 and in last place in the NFC North, something they did not expect after coming off a playoff season. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free-Press reports Detroit Lions’ president Tom Lewand made a public appearance at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business Breakfast of Champions speaker series this morning. […]

Lewand Says Team Has Offered Avril Several Multiyear Offers

Lions president Tom Lewand in a web chat with season ticket holders said the team has offered defensive end Cliff Avril some very significant multiyear offers. “We continue to have dialogue with Cliff and his agent,” Lewand said. “We have made him some very significant multiyear offers. We look forward to having him this year, […]

Lions In No Mood to Give Up Home Game

The Rams have cleared a path to play at least one home game in London, which is likely just fine with the Lions, who like their home-field advantage and are not interested in playing a home game overseas. In a conference call with season-ticket holders last week, Lions president Tom Lewand said that the fans […]

Rams game for Sunday a sellout

The matchup Sunday at home against the Rams have sold enough tickets to be televised locally. The team announced Friday that Sunday’s sellout was completed after Gardner-White Furniture bought 800 tickets. The game will air live in the Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw-Flint and Toledo, Ohio, markets. Lions President Tom Lewand said fans purchased a “significant portion” […]

Lions President Tom Lewand Fined and Suspended

USA Today reports about the suspenion and fine for Lions President Tom Lewand: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a 30-day suspension and $100,000 fine to Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand on Friday, ESPN reported. The penalty under the league’s personal-conduct policy comes after Lewand pleaded guilty to impaired driving earlier this month. This is the […]

Lions President Tom Lewand Pleads Guilty to Driving while Impaired

Lions president Tom Lewand has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired. Officials with the 83rd District Court in Roscommon, Mich., say Lewand entered the plea Friday and was sentenced to six months of probation with $870 in fines and costs. Lewand was arrested last month after his car was seen crossing from one lane to […]

Team President Lewand Lied to Police; BAC was Twice the Legal Limit

The Detroit Free Press reports that president Tom Lewand lied to police, and that his blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit when he was pulled over on Friday: Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand failed field sobriety tests, and his blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit in two breath tests […]