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Cold Hard Football Facts:
The Detroit Lions had their Matt Millen removed four years ago and the their vital signs have improved dramatically since then. In fact, our Naughty Nurse of analysis took the former sad-sack franchise off life support in 2011.....
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Lions have continued their work in this years free-agent market to keep their own players.
They addressed the quarterback position Saturday night, re-signing backup Shaun Hill. They also re-signed starting offensive left tackle Jeff Backus.
Both were unrestricted free agents and could have signed with any team without the Lions getting compensation in return...
Questions, answers -- and a few I dont knows -- with the Lions nearing the end of the first week of free-agency:
Have the Lions neglected the defense to focus on the offense?
I wouldnt call it neglecting the defense. Its been a case of taking whats there, and spreading the wealth to that area. In that regard, General Manager Martin Mayhew has been a good quarterback.
A report on the Detroit Lions' website says offensive tackle Jeff Backus and backup quarterback Shaun Hill have agreed to two-year contracts to stay with the team.
Backus is entering his 12th NFL season and has played only for the Lions, starting every game of his career. The 32-year-old Hill has been with Detroit the last two seasons, backing up Matthew Stafford. Hill started...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Lions appear to have retained their insurance policy behind starting quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Shaun Hill, a valuable backup to Stafford and emergency starter, visited the St. Louis Rams on Thursday and Friday but reportedly has informed Rams management that he has agreed to terms on a contract with the Lions.
It was reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
The Detroit Lions signed Calvin Johnson to a record setting deal last week. By locking up the all world WR, the Lions showed the rest of the league that they will be serious contenders for years to come. As a life long Lions fan I suffered through one of the worst decade in NFL history.
Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh and U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo met each other for a Nike promotional event for the Nike+FuelBand. While the majority of these events consist of athletes getting extremely bored and not doing much else than mingling, it appears that Suh and Solo weren't so bored.Following the event, Suh and Solo exchanged some tweets...
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