Only a yr in the past, defensive lineman John Cominsky knew his enjoying days within the Nationwide Soccer League is perhaps over.
The Atlanta Falcons launched him throughout their offseason program, and the longer term appeared bleak at greatest.
He then labored his approach up with the Detroit Lions after being suspended, breaking out within the second half of the season and serving to them almost make the playoffs.
Cominsky performed via an injured thumb and nonetheless grew to become a gentle contributor and perennial starter for Dan Campbell’s crew.
And now that his rookie deal is over, NFL insider Mike Garafolo believes he might be a really fascinating free agent when the frenzy begins on March 15.
At all times take pleasure in studying which groups worth greater than we count on. Sleeper to observe: #Lion DL John Cominsky. As soon as waived #Falcons, he was capable of signal a superb deal (north of $5 million per yr) after a breakout yr in Detroit whereas enjoying with a damaged thumb. Performed all around the DL too.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 9, 2023
Cominsky is an unrestricted free agent and can obtain a wage of about $5 million per yr, and he has already expressed his need to stick with the Lions.
Nonetheless, that does not imply he should not garner some league-wide curiosity after displaying all that combat and grit in his breakout marketing campaign.
Cominski performed in 14 video games (eight begins) for the Lions final season, logging 4.0 sacks, 12 quarterback hits, 5 tackles for a loss, one pressured fumble and three passes defensed.
The Lions have turned their tradition round very quickly beneath Dan Campbell, and they’re going to look to be much more aggressive subsequent season after almost pulling off a surprising journey to the postseason.
Cominski actually matches what Campbell appears for from his gamers, a hard-fighting man who will not take no for a solution and can put his physique on the road on each single snap.
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