Ashlee Palmer doesn't want to give up his role on special teams if he earns the Lions' starting left outside linebacker job.
Coach Jim Schwartz mentioned LB Ashlee Palmer as someone who might fill the vacant strong-side linebacker position.
Lions signed LB Ashlee Palmer to a two-year contract extension.
Lions re-signed LB Ashlee Palmer to a one-year contract.
Restricted free agent LB Ashlee Palmer will reportedly be non-tendered.
The Detroit Free Press confirms that the Lions may go with an outside linebacking duo of Ashlee Palmer and Bobby Carpenter in 2011.
GM Martin Mayhew suggested Friday that Ashlee Palmer and Bobby Carpenter will compete this year to start at outside linebacker.
Ashlee Palmer and newly signed Bobby Carpenter are expected to battle for Zach Follett's (neck) vacated weakside linebacker job going forward.
Special teamer Ashlee Palmer is a prime candidate to start at middle linebacker for the Lions this week with DeAndre Levy (groin) and Landon Johnson (concussion) nursing injuries.
Lions claimed LB Ashlee Palmer off waivers from the Bills.
Bills released LB Ashlee Palmer.