Head coach Dan Campbell confirmed that there is an interest in the ninth-year defender after he failed to report to the Detroit facility on Thursday.
ALLEN PARK – Los Angeles’ linebacker Detroit Lions, Jamie Collins Sr., did not report to the club’s facilities this Thursday, and the head coach Dan campbell confirmed that the team is exploring a trade for the ninth-year veteran.
Campbell felt it was important to be transparent throughout the process, explaining that the team has met with the former selected at Pro bowl and champion of Super bowl to communicate your plans.
The Lions expect to complete the process relatively soon, according to Campbell, but they don’t have a fixed term, either. Campbell revealed that there are interested parties.
“We just felt it was time for a reduced role and I have too much respect for it for that,” he said. Campbell. “We felt it was time for [Derrick] Barnes and [Jalen] Reeves-maybin they will play more. It’s really the reason we’re making the decision that we’re making, because we’re trying to move forward. “
After a two-game evaluation, Campbell and the coaches indicated that it was the best decision to open more opportunities to other players.
The Lions they also signed the internal linebacker Josh woods to the active squad from the practice squad of the Chicago Bears this Thursday, while they sent the wide receiver Tyrell williams to injured reserve list and spot kicker Austin seibert to reservation list / COVID-19.
“It’s time for us to start looking at our youngsters and allowing them the opportunity to go out there to play,” said the Los Angeles defensive coordinator. Lions, Aaron Glenn.
Collins added 10 total tackles with a takedown for loss of yards and a fumble recovery in back-to-back losses to the San Francisco 49ers and Green bay packers. Campbell said he felt that moving in the other direction was the best decision for both parties and would have preferred the same opening when he was a player in the NFL.
“You don’t want to hide from it. You don’t want to sugarcoat it. You just say it like it is, because you can respect that,” he said. Campbell. “You may not like it, but you will always respect it.”