Pelissero reported just moments ago that the Lions are re-signing Boyle to their practice squad.
The #Lions are re-signing QB Tim Boyle to their practice squad, per source.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 5, 2022
Brad Holmes Explains Why Detroit Lions Cut Tim Boyle And David Blough
On Friday, Brad Holmes spoke with reporters and he explained why Tim Boyle and David Blough were given the first shot to backup Jared Goff and he then explained why both were eventually cut.
“Every single decision we make goes through a very thorough process and we want to be as rational and sound in our judgment as possible,” Holmes said. “Even with Tim, the wins didn’t come in the games that he played, but … we saw some things that encouraged us and wanted us to keep working with him. And then bringing back Blough — he’s got previous experience. We had a plan in place, we felt good about it and they just didn’t quite make the jump that we expected them to make.”
“We had a plan in place for the backup quarterback position, it kind of took a detour that was unexpected, but you’ve got to be prepared for that,” Holmes said. “And we just kind of made it work the best way we can and we did what’s best for the organization at this time. … So, is there a little bit of risk? And is it foolproof? I have too much respect for the unknown to really not say there’s a little bit of that. But I think we got the plan in place where Nate will get caught up to speed and we’ll be in good shape.”
Nation, do you think Brad Holmes and the Detroit Lions made the right decision to bring back Tim Boyle?