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NFL punishes Lions for tampering

Posted on: February 18, 2011 2:16 pm
Edited on: February 18, 2011 2:18 pm
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

You might remember that the Chiefs filed tampering charges against the Lions in December after former Kansas City defensive coordinator and current Detroit defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham made comments about wanting to pick up Chiefs players and bring them to Detroit.

As Foxsports.com writes, the NFL today ruled Detroit did, in fact, tamper with Kansas City’s players, including having “impermissible contact with a player (or his agent) under contract to the Chiefs.”

The punishment for the Lions includes Detroit losing its 2011 seventh round Draft pick – which originally was acquired from the Broncos – and giving up its fifth round pick (No. 9) in exchange for Kansas City’s fifth-round pick (No. 23).

The Lions have until the end of the month to file an appeal of the punishment.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 11:53 am
 

NFL punishes Lions for tampering



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Since: Aug 9, 2009
Posted on: February 18, 2011 8:24 pm
 

NFL punishes Lions for tampering

They're the Detroit Lions, isn't that punishment enough?
You would think so but, then again they were better than the Vikings




Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: February 18, 2011 8:10 pm
 

NFL punishes Lions for tampering

Maybe in another draft. However with this draft being the weakest in years in terms of talent, I think many players drafted in the seventh round this year, would be UFA in other years.



Since: Nov 29, 2010
Posted on: February 18, 2011 3:21 pm
 

NFL punishes Lions for tampering

They're the Detroit Lions, isn't that punishment enough?



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: February 18, 2011 2:50 pm
 

NFL punishes Lions for tampering

NOOOO!!!!! NOT THE SEVENTH ROUNDER!!! NO!!!!!! ANYTHING BUT THAT!!!!


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