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Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Detroit Lions' James Ihedigbo: It's important to be at OTAs to work with young players

Detroit Lions' James Ihedigbo: It's important to be at OTAs to work with young players

Ihedigbo declined to comment on the status of his contract negotiations after skipping the team's first set of OTA workouts last month.
Gang Green Nation 8 hours ago

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Grand Rapids Press May 26, 2015
Detroit Lions' James Ihedigbo on contract dispute: 'It's just the nature of the business'

Detroit Lions' James Ihedigbo on contract dispute: 'It's just the nature of the business'

He still doesn't have a new deal, but elected to show up for the first round of OTAs anyway. Why?
Pride Of Detroit May 26, 2015

James Ihedigbo reports for Lions' OTAs

Safety James Ihedigbo has been absent this offseason as he tries to get a new contract, but he returned to the Detroit Lions on Tuesday for their OTAs. Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo decided to skip the team's voluntary workouts earlier this offseason over his contract. To put it simply, he wants a new contract because he feels his play from last season warrants an adjustment. The Lions, on the other hand, don't seem interested in making any changes to his deal. As a result, Ihedigbo decided to stay away from the Lions' voluntary workouts to make a point. OTAs, which began on Tuesday,...
James Ihedigbo returns for Detroit Lions OTAs

James Ihedigbo returns for Detroit Lions OTAs

Safety James Ihedigbo, who missed the first weeks of the Detroit Lions voluntary offseason workouts, has returned for the start of organized team activities today (Tuesday) according to the team website. Ihedigbo had been working out on his own instead of with the team due to salary issues. He signed a two-year $3.15 million contract a year ago. He is scheduled to make $1.1 million with a $500,000 roster bonus this year. Ihedigbo started 13 games in 2014 with 71 tackles, four interceptions, two sacks, three forced fumbles and eight passes defended. The Lions have three of their 10...
Grand Rapids Press May 26, 2015
James Ihedigbo ends absence, shows up for Detroit Lions OTAs without a new contract

James Ihedigbo ends absence, shows up for Detroit Lions OTAs without a new contract

The veteran safety had said he wouldn't show up for workouts until he got a new contract, and had skipped all workouts to this point. He's entering the final year of the $3.15 million deal he signed with Detroit last offseason.
Grand Rapids Press May 11, 2015

UDFA safety Isaiah Johnson chose Detroit Lions because of James Ihedigbo contract dispute

It was also about the potential to make the team, especially if things break down between the club and starting safety James Ihedigbo, who is in a contract dispute.
Grand Rapids Press May 8, 2015
Jim Caldwell wants James Ihedigbo to end contract dispute with Detroit Lions 'pronto,' but understands realities

Jim Caldwell wants James Ihedigbo to end contract dispute with Detroit Lions 'pronto,' but understands realities

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell says he wants James Ihedigbo to end his contract dispute immediately. But he also understands this portion of the league year is voluntary, leaving him without recourse to end the drama.

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