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14 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Read and React: Week of April 14

Continuing our weekly survey of, and reaction to, articles regarding the Buccaneers, including an analysis of draft trade scenarios, a reassessment of the 2008 draft and a list of the greatest Bucs Should the Bucs trade up in order to draft Texas A&M WR Mike Evans if that's what it takes? The 2008 draft looks a lot different six years later than it ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL Players

19 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions' Caldwell keeps hammering message: It's time to win immediately

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell answers questions from the media in Allen Park on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh

21 hrs ago | Detroit News

Sammy Watkins

The Lions have shown significant interest in Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins throughout the pre-draft process.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, Golden Tate, Joique Bell, NFL Players, Riley Reiff

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NFL

Draft buzz: Lions to trade up? Bucs, Cards eyeing QBs?

With the draft just three weeks away, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has sifted through the white noise to bring us the following juicy morsels: Build your own mock draft: Make your best guesses here for all 32 picks of the first round of the NFL Draft and you could win a trip to attend the 2014 NFL Kickoff game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, Golden Tate, Mike Evans

MLive.com

Golden Tate sees himself as a 'more explosive' Lance Moore in Detroit Lions' new offense

When new Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi shows Tate clips, he's envisioning a similar role to that of Lance Moore.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Seattle Seahawks, Lance Moore, NFL Players, Golden Tate

BleacherReport

Assigning Odds to Every Potential Baltimore Ravens 1st-Round Pick

We've all seen enough mock drafts to make us sick, so let's prognosticate from a different perspective.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, C.J. Mosley

Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: No reason for Lions to trade up and draft Sammy Watkins

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles, NFL Players, Titus Young

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NFL

Seeking secondary star: Lions' draft needs

Roster weaknesses: Every team has them, and the draft is often the best way to address them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

NFL

Golden Tate: Lions' offense will be a better fit than Seahawks'

In our NFC North Roster Reset , Gregg Rosenthal pointed out that Golden Tate was the Detroit Lions ' sole big addition this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Seattle Seahawks, Golden Tate, NFC North, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

Dallas Morning News

Sabin: Dez Bryant's progress has impressive, but here's what could derail it ...

Like Smith, Bryant is nearing a considerable pay raise. Bryant, who also made his first Pro Bowl appearance this year, is in the final year of his rookie deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Detroit Lions, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions NCAA Football, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff NCAA, Matt Johnson

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Detroit News

Lions looking for 'high motor' guys, closers in draft

Whether they trade up, down or stay at No. 10, the Lions should find a player in the first round of this year's draft who can contribute immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Stephen Tulloch, Golden Tate, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria

Detroit Free Press

Lions' Stafford is sixth-highest paid athlete in world, ahead of Brady, Bryant

In this Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford passes during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Aaron Rodgers

NJ.com

CC Sabathia, Ryan Howard are among top 25 top paid athletes in the world

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is among the top 25 highest-paid athletes in the world.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Peyton Manning, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, NFL Football

BleacherReport

Should the Detroit Lions Trade Back in the Draft?

This NFL offseason has been full of talk about the Detroit Lions attempting to trade up from the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Justin Gilbert, NCAA Sports, Oklahoma State Cowboys NCAA Football, Oklahoma State University NCAA, NCAA Football

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Canal Street Chronicles

NFL Mock Draft 2014: Detroit Lions Select Mike Evans

With the tenth overall pick in the 2014 Canal Street Chronicles community mock draft , the Detroit Lions select... The Detroit Lions are not in need of a first round wide receiver, per se.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Kris Durham, Kevin Ogletree

Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Suh no-show sends signal to Lions

Defensive tackle and team captain Ndamukong Suh forced new coach Jim Caldwell into damage-control mode when Suh blew off a voluntary workout last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford

NFLSpinZone

Eric Ebron visiting Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions two biggest needs following their decision to release Louis Delmas and Nate Burleson were at wide receiver and defensive back, but they made things murkier by adding pieces to fill those needs by signing James Ihedigbo at strong safety , re-signing Brandon Pettigrew at tight end, and then giving Golden Tate a big deal to give ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Golden Tate, Brandon Pettigrew, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria

Detroit News

Alabama's Clinton-Dix, Fresno State's Adams to Lions in McShay's two-round mock draft

Davante Adams caught 131 passes for 1,791 yards and 24 TD last season for Fresno State.

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The Detroit News

Alabama's Clinton-Dix, Fresno State's Adams to Lions in McShay's two-round mock draft

Todd McShay's latest two-round mock draft for ESPN has an interesting combination of picks for the Lions.

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MLive.com

Ask Kyle: What to make of Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley?

For a team that stars Calvin Johnson, perhaps the best receiver in the game, we sure do talk about the defensive tackles a lot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Golden Tate, Joique Bell

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