Matt Patricia worked in relative obscurity in New England. As a first-year NFL head coach with the Detroit Lions, his every move and word have been watched and listened to while reporters have had access to him and his team during minicamp and offseason workouts. Patricia's past has also been scrutinized.
Gruden has said the Raiders joint practices were in the works for this summer. The Raiders will host joint practices with the Detroit Lions on Aug. 7-8 in Napa, before an Aug. 10 preseason game between the clubs. The Lions made sense, especially with the L.A. Rams as the second preseason opponent and Gruden's foe in the regular season opener.
Mike Singletary hopes to coach again in the NFL someday. Singletary was at minicamp with the Detroit Lions on Thursday. Singletary was hired earlier this year to coach high school football at Trinity Christian Academy in Texas.
When Clay Harbor isn't on The Bachelorette fighting for Becca Kufrin's heart, you can catch him training to get back on the football field. Although he isn't actively playing the sport right now, Clay isn't ready to say goodbye to football just yet! The 30-year-old tight end from Chicago is working on throwing on a team jersey again. The NFL veteran started his career with the Philadelphia Eagles, moving to the Jacksonville Jaguars, then to the New England Patriots, and finishing with the Detroit Lions in 2016.
The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. Patricia has said he was falsely accused of allegations that resurfaced earlier this month in a Detroit News report . The Lions have said a pre-employment background check did not reveal the incident and they are standing by Patricia.