For new Lions DE Everson Griffen, former coach's 'good' comment not good enough

DETROIT — It likely wasn’t meant as a slight, but good luck convincing Everson Griffen otherwise.Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, who coached Griffen the past six seasons, provided a relatively generic quote when asked about the veteran defensive end set to make his debut for the Detroit Lions this week.“Everson was a good player for us,” Zimmer said, “So wish him well. Just not this week.”When the quote made its way to Griffen, he became fixated on one word — good. Six seasons, four Pro Bowl selections, 57 sacks, 138 quarterback hits and seven forced fumbles and all Zimmer could say is “g…

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HEDGE accordingly