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Grand Rapids Press Apr 2, 2014
Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew shoulders blame for failed Mike Thomas trade

Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew shoulders blame for failed Mike Thomas trade

The Detroit Lions traded their fifth-round pick to Jacksonville for a receiver who isn't even in the league anymore, let alone wearing Honolulu blue. And what did they get for Mike Thomas? Five catches, 28 yards, one touchdown.
Pride Of Detroit Mar 26, 2014
Lions notes: Martin Mayhew talks about Mike Thomas trade

Lions notes: Martin Mayhew talks about Mike Thomas trade

Lions notes looks at Martin Mayhew's thoughts on the Mike Thomas trade from a couple years ago, other comments from Mayhew and much more. Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew recently talked to the Free Press about his decision from 2012 to trade a fifth-round pick for wide receiver Mike Thomas. The trade turned out to be a bad one since Thomas didn't do much of anything with the Lions before he was released last summer, and Mayhew blamed his lack of a clear plan for Thomas on things not working out. Since Thomas was so versatile, Mayhew thought the Lions would figure out his role...

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