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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Detroit Lions: Pros and Cons for Each Top NFL Draft Option

All 32 teams go into the NFL draft with a game plan. They know what players they want on their team, and with a month to go until the draft, they have an idea of who to select with their picks, especially in the first round.

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5 hrs ago | 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, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Titus Young

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Detroit Lions DC Teryl Austin impressed by Devin Taylor, Darius Slay, Chris Greenwood

The Lions can count on Ndamukong Suh to lead the defensive line. They can count on Stephen Tulloch at linebacker, and Glover Quin in the secondary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chris Greenwood, Darius Slay, NFL Players, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Devin Taylor, Stephen Tulloch

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions coach Caldwell delivers stirring speech to local high school students

Greg Adams was giving his old college roommate, Jim Caldwell, a tour of Detroit a few days after Caldwell was hired as Lions coach when the two stopped to visit UAW Ford vice president Jimmy Settles.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Sidney Rice Re-Signs With Seahawks

Per his twitter and instagram accounts free agent wide receiver Sidney Rice has re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Tom Lewand not concerned about Ndamukong Suh's no-show at voluntary workouts

When Ndamukong Suh did not attend the recent voluntary Detroit Lions off-season workouts, there was significant tumult among the fan base.

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CBS Sports

Tate: Lions offense will 'fit better' than Seahawks

A lot of times when players sign in free agency it's all about the money. OK, most of the time it is.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Seattle Seahawks, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, New Orleans Saints

Pride of Detroit

2014 NFL mock draft: The case for Aaron Donald going to the Lions

There hasn't been much discussion this offseason about the possibility of the Detroit Lions taking Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald with the 10th overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Xavier Proctor, Nick Fairley, Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen, Ndamukong Suh

MLive.com

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL draft prospect: Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward

Safety Jimmie Ward has been all over the field for Northern Illinois the past three seasons, racking up 299 tackles and 11 interceptions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northern Illinois Huskies NCAA Football, Northern Illinois University NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Glover Quin, NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys

CBS Local

Lewand Says NFL Has To Be Careful, Echos Mark Cuban: 'Hogs Get Slaughtered'

JANUARY 15: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

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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, Calvin Johnson, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions NCAA Football, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff NCAA, Matt Johnson

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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, NFL Football, Stephen Tulloch, Golden Tate, Nick Fairley, Calvin Johnson, 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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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush, Joique Bell will stick with split role in Joe Lombardi's offense

Reggie Bush and Joique Bell split time on offense last year, with Bush playing 54 percent of the Lions' offensive snaps and Bell playing 49 percent of the time.

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SidelionReport

Four Angles to Consider on Detroit Lions' Reported Interest in Jadeveon Clowney

Jan 1, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney holds the Capital One Bowl trophy after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers at the game held at the Florida Citrus Bowl.

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SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Offense to be Influenced by Much More than New Orleans Saints

May 31, 2012; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi during organized team activities at the team Will the Detroit Lions offense look a lot more like the New Orleans Saints offense in 2014? Partly, yes, but fans shouldn't expect new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi to install a near carbon copy of his former ... (more)

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MLive.com

Detroit Lions could draft a kicker to replace David Akers

Placekickers John Potter and Giorgio Tavecchio signed futures deals with Detroit this offseason and are the early leaders to replace David Akers, who will not be retained after one season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sam Martin, NFL Players, David Akers, John Potter, Jason Hanson, Giorgio Tavecchio

The Miami Herald

Lions having 'civil and productive' talks with Suh

The Detroit Lions have been negotiating with Ndamukong Suh in the hopes of signing him to a long-year deal before he potentially becomes a free agent next year.

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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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions safety James Ihedigbo says his new team has leadership

New Lions safety James Ihedigbo has played with Tom Brady and Ray Lewis. He knows what leadership among the NFL's best teams looks like.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh

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