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  1. 5 Bold Predictions For Detroit Lions In 2015 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Rant Sports

    With the 2015 NFL Draft less than a week away, we are discussing all things draft, all the time. The Detroit Lions have six picks as of press time, including the No.

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  2. This year, would an extra roster spot be worth keeping only two QBs?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Pride of Detroit

    I am also aware that our O-line needs some work and that Stafford got sacked the most ever last year. I am also aware that Danny-O's best sub days may be behind him, so what's the value? And would this idea in some way affect Draft Day choices later this coming week? Plus, extra roster depth may also lead in some yet-unforseen way to greater pass protection OR to sufficient enrichment of our defense to help close the "Suh/Fairley/G.Johnson gap."

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  3. Buc Beat: Tampa's pursuit keeps Johnson's NFL dream aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Online

    ... until after the draft and see what happens then.' I knew somebody had to be in need some D-line help.'' The Detroit Lions were, but they weren't desperate. Far from it. All they were willing to offer was a look during their rookie minicamp, which, ...

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  4. Minicamp participation uncertain for Matt Forte, Martellus BennettRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ESPN

    James Ihedigbo decided to skip the Lions' voluntary workouts that started this week. He's the only Lions player who is not in attendance.

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  5. Re-drafting the 2014 tight end classRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NFL

    Last year's class of rookie receivers feels destined to go down as one of the greatest of our time. Not so with the tight ends.

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  6. What Role Will Nick Fairley Play Next Year?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | RamblinFan

    ... the Rams have the scariest defensive line in the entire NFL. After coming off a rather disappointing year, the Detroit Lions decided not to pick up the 5th year option on Nick Fairley, making him a free agent. Fairley was one of the most targeted ...

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  7. Detroit Lions' Martin Mayhew expects draft trades, but isn't looking to deal picks to acquire veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    During 2010 alone, Mayhew acquired cornerback Chris Houston, defensive tackle Corey Williams, guard Rob Sims, quarterback Shaun Hill and defensive end Lawrence Jackson without surrendering more than a fifth-round selection. Five years later, with a far deeper roster coming off a playoff season, Mayhew would prefer to utilize his late-round picks on young talent instead of swinging a deal for a veteran on the outs with his current club.

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  8. Detroit Lions will be in 2016 Superbowl, Tony Dungy says at Marriage Matters eventRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Barry Sanders, the Detroit running back who abruptly retired before the 1999 season, could have played five or six more years at a high level, Dungy said. "I'm glad he didn't," said Dungy, who was coaching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the time.

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  9. 2015 NFL mock draft: Colts select Cameron ErvingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Pride of Detroit

    With the 29th pick in Pride Of Detroit's 2015 NFL mock draft , the Indianapolis Colts select Florida State center Cameron Erving. Jettero2112 is serving as the Colts' general manager, and his reasoning for the pick is below.

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  10. Penn State recruiting podcast: Breaking down Zechariah McPhearson, ESPN's national rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Penn State continues to push forward with its 2016 recruiting efforts, which have gotten more and more national recognition as coach James Franklin collects talented junior prospects. The latest, Zechariah McPhearson , gave his verbal commitment after the Blue-White spring game, marking the sixth commit in the Nittany Lions' class.

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  11. Detroit Lions: La'el Collins fills need on OLRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

    The Detroit Lions' biggest team need on their roster isn't on their defensive line or at the running back. If the Lions want to continue to be a success, but overcome the current rein the Green Bay Packers have on the NFC North, the team needs to start adding to the most important part of their roster the offensive line.

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  12. Lions Links: DeAndre Levy, James Ihedigbo, Draft Re-gradesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | SidelionReport

    Oct 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions outside linebacker DeAndre Levy and defensive end Jason Jones celebrate after a sack during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field. Lions defeated the Saints 24-23.

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  13. Lions begin offseason workouts, release 2015 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Detroit Lions

    "It's April. It's still early," Quin said Wednesday during his media session. "He's working out, running back in Houston.

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  14. Quin, Mayhew weigh in on James Ihedigbo's absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Detroit Lions

    Safety Glover Quin and general manager Martin Mayhew both spoke this week regarding James Ihedigbo's absence from voluntary offseason workouts. are close friends off the field.

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  15. NFL Draft 2015: Ten best first-round WRs of the last decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    There are no sure things in the first round of the NFL draft. And it's been hard not to notice that over the last decade.

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  16. Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew considering injury history of Todd Gurley, other first-round prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    With just five days left before the start of the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions are about 95 percent done with their big board. And much of their prep work has been devoted to figuring out what to make out of players with injury histories.

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  17. Wallace finds himself on good pathRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... playing consecutive Super Bowls for the Seattle Seahawks. Swanson, soon beginning his second NFL year with the Detroit Lions, earned All-SEC and USA Today All-America as a Bielema fifth-year senior in 2013. Wallace seems unlikely to start at right ...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Best Offseason MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

    Dec 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer points down the field during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports While 7-8-1 was good enough for the Carolina Panthers to win the NFC South, there were three teams that finished 7-9 and did not make the playoffs.

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  19. Lions, Levy open contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NFL

    After watching Ndamukong Suh defect to Miami, the Lions are working to ensure that another defensive star stays in Detroit. General manager Martin Mayhew revealed Friday, via the Detroit News, that the team's brass has opened contract talks with walk-year linebacker DeAndre Levy .

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  20. Detroit Lions head into a rare draft with a low draft pickRead the original story

    Thursday | Northern Michigan News

    The Detroit Lions, owners of the 23rd overall pick in next week's NFL draft, are putting the finishing touches on their plans and draft board. Martin Mayhew is entering his eighth draft as the team's general manager - and this is just the second time in his tenure that the team's first-round pick is outside the top 20. The Lions have picked in the top 10 each of the last two years, but dropped this year after reaching the playoffs with an 11-5 record.

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