Breaking news of Rashean Mathis’ retirement

Tori broke the news of Lions CB Rashean Mathis’ retirement with this exclusive interview from a golf course in Jacksonville, Florida, where Mathis makes his offseason home. Tori was visiting home in Florida at the time Mathis decided to retire, so she traveled to Jacksonville to break the news with this interview.

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In-depth feature: Former coach’s journey back to Ford Field

Tori sat down with former Lions special teams coordinator and current Central Michigan head coach John Bonamego to talk about returning to Ford Field for the Quick Lane Bowl and the difficult journey that got him there.

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Tori’s Take

In the 2015 offseason, Tori enterprised a new segment for called “Tori’s Take,” where she chooses a current topic relevant to the Lions and shares her thoughts on it. The segment has given her an outlet to emphasize her role not only as a reporter for site, but as an analyst as well.


5 things to watch for in mincamp


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2015 Lions feature reporting

One of Tori’s roles on is sitting down with players and coaches to tell their stories with in-depth features.


The Washburns: Father and son on the field


Joe Marciano: Special teams ‘fireball’


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1 on 1 with NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski

Having spent several years covering NASCAR and other motorsports in Florida before working for the Lions, Tori’s worlds collided when NASCAR driver and native Michigander Brad Keselowski attended Lions OTAs. She talked to Brad about growing up as a Lions fan and how he keeps up with his favorite team despite his busy life as a NASCAR star.

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Exclusive interviews

Often, when breaking news happens for the Lions, Tori is the first to get exclusive interviews with players, coaches and personnel. The following videos are exclusive interviews from breaking news events throughout the Lions’ 2015 offseason.


James Ihedigbo on returning for OTAs after holdout


Rashean Mathis on re-signing with the Lions


Tyrunn Walker on signing with the Lions


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Lions 2015 NFL Draft Coverage

Tori was the only on-site reporter for the Lions at the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. Not only did she get the first 1-on-1 interview with the Lions’ first-round draft pick, Laken Tomlinson, but she also interviewed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, gave fans a tour of Draft Town, and reported from the Gold Carpet before the draft. After spending the first two days of the draft in Chicago, she returned to the Lions’ headquarters in Allen Park to announce the 4th through 7th round picks live on and NFL Network.

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