Defensive tackle Mike Daniels said Sunday that 13 teams were interviewed by Green Bay Packers, but Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia had him at hello.
"Coach Patricia, flat out," Daniels told reporters,
"He's just a genius." He really does. He understands the game of football I'm so excited. If I could do a backflip right now, I'd do one, but I can not really excited. "
Daniels went as far as to say he's happy the packers loose him
"I thank God that I got an opportunity to." play for a genius, "he said.
Daniels signed a one-year deal with the Lions on Friday. Daniels, a Pro Bowler in 2017, has 29 career sacks, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.