Lions Free Agency 2012: Stephen Tulloch Wants 6 Million Dollar Per Year Contract

Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch, who earned $3.2 million in a one year deal with Detroit last season, is looking for a substantial pay raise for 2012 in free agency. Cleveland's $42.5 million deal with D'Qwell Jackson seems to be the deal that Tulloch is basing his needs around, looking for a contract to the tone of six million dollars per year.

Tulloch had 111 tackles and three sacks from the MLB position with the Lions in 2011 after a similarly fruitful career in Tennessee, but might find it hard to find a team willing to almost double his salary for those services. He has reportedly been linked with the Philadelphia Eagles, who are in need of linebacker help this offseason. He's a good player, we'll find out if he's good enough to get anyone in the NFL to bite on his contract demands soon.

For more on the Detroit Lions, check out Pride Of Detroit. For more on NFL Free Agency, check out SB Nation's specialized Free Agency hub.

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