Found February 08, 2012 on Detroit Lions Football:
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The Detroit Lions were given pretty good odds of winning next year's Super Bowl by Las Vegas.

Dave Birkett: Lions' architects following a super blueprint for success

Tom Lewand did his usual drive-by at the Super Bowl this year. He showed his face at a few league functions, made small talk over a couple of meals, and by the time the Giants and Patriots kicked off Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night, the Lions' president was back home, far from the spectacle of the game.

If CB Janoris Jenkins falls, Detroit Lions should jump at chance to draft him

The Lions are unlikely to find better value than Jenkins at 23 even if cornerback isn't the team's biggest area of need.

Mock draft: Lions to take USC DE and Detroit native Perry

Nick Perry left Detroit four years ago for Southern Cal. If the latest mock draft by the Sporting News plays out, he soon could be heading home.

Suh named 4th most-hated athlete in America

In a single year, Ndamukong Suh went from superhero to diabolical villain. According to an annual poll conducted by Nielsen and partner E-Poll Market Research, Suh is now the fourth most-hated professional athlete in American sports -- behind Michael Vick, Tiger Woods and Plaxico Burress -- placing the Lions defensive tackle in rarefied bad air. Two of the athletes ahead of Suh...

Source: Jets try out kicker Justin Medlock, two others

Hot News for C Rex Ryan

Mortgage lender settlement hailed, criticized; Michigan expected to get $790 million

A landmark $25-billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials today as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit.

Team finishes ninth in NFL power poll -- thanks to No. 9

Fittingly, the Lions finished No. 9 in the final power poll conducted by the NFL's website.

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford named Quarterback of the Year by the NFL Alumni

Stafford beat out Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers for the award. Calvin Johnson was beat out by the Giants' Hakeem Nicks for the wide receiver award.

Fisker lays off workers

AUTOS Fisker Automotive, an electric carmaker that received a half-billion-dollar loan from the federal government and millions more from Delaware economic development officials, said it has laid off workers in Delaware and California.

Crackdown threatens Egyptian-U.S. relationship

Egypt's ruling generals are playing a risky game of brinksmanship by cracking down on U.S. nonprofit groups promoting democracy, threatening a relationship with Washington that has brought the military billions of dollars in aid over the past three decades.
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