Over the past decade, there has been an average of 14.9 tight ends drafted per year. The highest-drafted tight end in that span: Eric Ebron, to the Detroit Lions with the 10th pick in 2014. The 2015 class featured 20 drafted tight ends.
Draymond Green professes his love for Oakland. While NFL owners voted overwhelmingly to approve their move to Las Vegas, the Raiders will still call Oakland home for at least one more lame-duck season, so count Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green among football fans who would prefer the Bay Area didn’t show up for games in 2017. Presumably a Detroit Lions fan, the Saginaw native — who once played a spring football game for Michigan State University — was asked after a win over the Houston Rockets about his thoughts on the NFL endorsing Raiders owner Marc Davis’ plan to move from Oakland to Las Vegas in the near future.
The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished. A judge approved a deal Tuesday between the city of Pontiac and the owner of the Pontiac Silverdome to get rid of the stadium. The Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2neZRbq ) says Triple Investment Group has until June 9 to apply for a permit and announce the date of destruction.