Originally written on freep.com  |  Last updated 8/21/11
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  • On the same day the Lions free up $8.5 million in cap space, Yahoo Sports reports Asante Samuel is being shopped around for two second round draft picks. In 2008 Asante Samuel signed a 6 year deal worth $59.5 million. Although his base salary is $5.9 million for 2011, his cap value is $9.3 million. In 2012 the cap value is $9.5 million and in 2013 his contract is worth $11.5 million.

    Perhaps the Lions are working on new contract terms to adjust Asante to their salary structure. If Asante Samuel will allow the Lions to restructure his contract, I fully expect Samuel to be in a Lions uniform by week one of the regular season. The Lions defense is currently ranked in the top 15 in the league. If the Lions sign Asante Samuel, consider the Lions defense ranked in the top five. This would also send shockwaves throughout the NFC North, the Detroit Lions would seriously contend for the division.
  • Sounds like a win-win.
  • Ok seriously what do they have that we need rt? Nooooooo lb? Nopooooo this is dumb
  • And in the article it says they used the money already!!!
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  • Hey d!ck head ive put up with ur @$$ and ur dumb little insinuations that im anything other the cowboykilla520 but this i wont tolerate i have a disorder that causes me to jumbl letters within words and i didnt fight for this country so pathetic little pr!cks like u could pick on ppl for things they cant help sure i could proof read more but who cares other then a$$holes like u whos sole mission in life it is to destroy a site that brings happiness to alot of us so shut ur d@mn mouth alex b4 i make my mission in life to make ur experince on this site as miserable as u make ours
  • The Lions are definitely improving.
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