Prior to his stint in Houston, Sears spent three seasons (1997-2000) working with Washington’s scouting department. He started with the Redskins as an intern in January 1997 and was hired as their scouting administrator in May. Sears was promoted as the Redskins’ BLESTO scout in May of 1998. He also spent time interning for the Springfield Falcons in the American Hockey League.
Sears earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Springfield (Mass.) College and he was a four-year linebacker for Springfield’s football team. He attended Hauppauge High School in his hometown of Hauppauge, N.Y., and lettered in football, basketball and lacrosse.
Sears is married to wife, Nancy and together they have a daughter, Delaine.
The Lions are hoping running back Joique Bell’s stay on the PUP list is a short one, but head coach Jim Caldwell said Friday no timetable has been set for his return.
It should be no surprise that the rebuilt offensive line will have head coach Jim Caldwell’s attention when full contact begins in training camp.
Tori Petry talks with quarterback Matthew Stafford as he returns to Allen Park ahead of training camp about the workouts he and some of his teammates put in at Georgia Tech during the offseason.