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Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has one year left on his current contract and has said he wants to get a long-term deal worked out during the offseason. Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr., son of owner William Clay Ford, says the team wants to make that happen just as much as Johnson does. Asked in…
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Unfortunately for all you die hard Pro Bowl fans out there, the best receiver in the NFL will not be able to participate this weekend. Calvin Johnson has been nursing a sore Achilles tendon, meaning he will have to miss the big game. However, he is still going to attend. According to the Detroit Free Press, he’s even bringing some friends along for the ride.
"We really want to get this done with him," says Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr.
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On Monday, Detroit Lions offensive tackle Johnny Culbreath was arrested at an Orangeburg hotel on a drug-related charge.According to Times and Democrat, Culbreath was charged with a simple possession of marijuana.The 23-year-old NFL rookie went before Orangeburg County Magistrate, late Monday, where he had to pay a fine of $412 to end the case.
The Detroit Lions showed their interest in possibly drafting North Carolina linebacker Zach Brown by interviewing him at this week's Senior Bowl.
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Allen Park — Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. told the team website that he wouldn't trade quarterback Matthew Stafford "for any quarterback in the league," and he also said it was important to get receiver Calvin Johnson signed long-term.
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Prep football Farmington Hills Harrison's John Herrington is one of three finalists for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. Herrington was nominated by Lions backup quarterback and former Harrison standout Drew Stanton and the Lions organization.
The Lions had a contingent of coaches and scouts in Mobile, Ala., for Senior Bowl practices this week scouting potential draft picks. Here are five players who'll take part in Saturday's game who could be future Lions:
What's going on? Ndamukong Suh hasn't been on national TV in more than a week.