Our early-morning report regarding a deal between Pacman Jones and the Detroit Lions has created an immediate string of contrary accounts.
Officially, the Lions
have no comment, per John Niyo of the Detroit News.
As we’ve heard it, via NBC Sports Digital G.M. Rick Cordella’s intel gathering in Las Vegas, an agreement has been struck, and the Lions will announce it on Tuesday. We’ve spoken to Cordella again, and we stand by the report.
But here’s the thing. We wouldn’t rule out the possibility of the Lions delaying the announcement, now that word has leaked. Also, if Jones hasn’t already signed a contract and if the Lions think that the leak traces to him and not them, the Lions might decide not to proceed.