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Wednesday Apr 9 | BleacherReport

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

The 2014 NFL draft is so close that you can taste it, but yet so far away that it feels like the Detroit Lions may be waiting forever to make that top-10 pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Devin Taylor, NFL Players, Riley Reiff

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Pride of Detroit

2014 NFL mock draft: Why I picked Jake Matthews for Lions

Pride Of Detroit went with Texas A&M offensive tackle Jake Matthews for the Lions in SB Nation's 2014 NFL writers mock draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, Larry Warford, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players, Riley Reiff

Wed Apr 02, 2014

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Host Michigan Wolverines' Offensive Tackle Taylor Lewan For Pre-Draft Visit

Though the Detroit Lions have made reshaping their offensive line an emphasis the past few years, they're apparently not content to rest on their laurels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Rob Sims, NFL Players, Riley Reiff, NCAA Sports, Michigan Wolverines NCAA Football, University of Michigan NCAA, NCAA Football, Taylor Lewan

Tue Mar 11, 2014

Pride of Detroit

A position-by-position look at Martin Mayhew's Lions draft picks

Last month, we took a round-by-round look at all of general manager Martin Mayhew's Detroit Lions draft picks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Shaun Hill, Dominic Raiola, Jason Hanson, NFL Players, David Akers

Mon Mar 03, 2014

Detroit News

Lions release offensive lineman Leroy Harris

Leroy Harris was due a $100,000 bonus if he was still on the Lions' roster March 15. Harris was due a $100,000 bonus if he was on the roster March 15 and had a base salary of $1.85 million in 2014, so the move gives the Lions a little more cap space in advance of free agency, which begins March 11. Harris' release was first reported by The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Leroy Harris, NFL Players, Darren Keyton, Dominic Raiola, Riley Reiff

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