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It has become fashionable around the nation of late to give the Detroit Lions an offensive tackle with their first round pick.
With the offensive line aging and considering the need for better run blocking, it certainly bears considering. This year's Draft is not exactly loaded with talent at the offensive tackle position either. So if the Lions are going to address the offensive line, the first pick might be the most logical place to start.
Although mock drafts are highly subjective, there is reason to believe that both Jonathan Martin from Stanford and Mike Adams from Ohio State may be available for the Lions at pick 23. So which is the better choice? It is an interesting debate.
Jonathan Martin had impressive numbers at Stanford protecting Andrew Luck. However these numbers are a little skewed given the fact that Stanford ran alot of double tight end sets. In that formation, the tight end actually acts more like a left tackle than the left tackle does. As a result, he h...
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Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz recently stated that he was looking forward to a different kind of training camp this year. He portrayed a positive attitude about getting his rookies into camp and giving them as much time as possible to get comfortable with the system the Lions run.
So does that mean he was disappointed about the lack...
Alex Karras, the former Detroit Lions defensive tackle and TV and movie actor, is the lead plaintiff in the latest lawsuit brought against the NFL by ex-players who say the league didn't properly protect them from concussions.
Karras and his wife, Susan Clark, are the first two of 119 plaintiffs in the complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, where dozens...
With off-season workouts and the NFL draft right around the corner, the Detroit Lions are reeling from off-field distractions. Marijuana arrests to Mikel Leshoure and Nick Fairley to be specific. The arrests gives Lions fans plenty to be nervous about. The Lions look to be headed in the right direction and they turn into the Cincinnati Bengals.
Nate Burleson isn't one to take...
Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers had threatened to kill his mother if she didn't repay him a loan.
Rogers pleaded not guilty to five misdemeanor charges earlier this month in Saginaw, Mich.
Mlive.com reported that Rogers and his uncle conspired to threaten Cathy Rogers if she didn't pay back a $100,000 loan, according to Michigan State Police reports.
Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers was in court last week over multiple warrants in his native Saginaw. Rogers pleaded not guilty in to five misdemeanor charges levied against him.
One of the charges included making a malicious phone call to his mother Cathy Rogers. According to a police report, Rogers threatened to kill his mother over a $100,000 debt.
Former Detroit Lions defensive tackle and television actor Alex Karras is one of 119 people who filed suit against the NFL on Thursday.
The 76-year-old Karras, along with his wife Susan Clark, claimed that the league didn't do enough to protect its players from head injuries.
Karras has been diagnosed with dementia for the past seven years - although Clark claimed in an interview...
As the Detroit Lions get to ready to begin their offseason workouts on Monday, running back Jahvid Best will be in attendance and ready to go after missing 10 games in 2011 due to post-concussion symptoms.
Even though Best can participate in the workouts, he’s still not cleared to be a part of any type of on field contact, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Lions general manager...
According to a Michigan State police report, former Michigan State and Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers threatened to kills his mother if she did not pay back the $100,000 she owed him.
The reports states what Rogers, 30 and his uncle Ronie Rogers, 51, did to face misdemeanor charges of making a malicious phone call to Cathy Rogers and conspiring to commit that crime March...
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has been a firm believer in the "BPA" philosophy when it comes to the NFL Draft.
Take the "Best Player Available," not a lesser talent just to fill a need.
Still, the Lions have three obvious positions that must be addressed soon, if not immediately, to take another step toward a Super Bowl and to become a consistent...