Found June 20, 2012 on The Detroit Sports Site:
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Detroit Lions’ Young ‘outstanding’, Avril still seeking deal

When Detroit Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew was asked about outstanding performers this offseason, Lions fans may have expected the names Fairley and Best. After all, Nick and Jahvid were first-round picks.  However, the third player Mayhew listed was much less expected.  Third-year defensive end Willie Young rounded out Mayhew’s honor roll, making Detroit’s front line...

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Canton's Pro Football Hall of Fame Serves up Hope, Dreams for Detroit Lions' Supporters

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CBS says Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is ‘most overrated’ in NFL

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Detroit Lions Links: Jahvid Best ‘Getting Back to Work’ After Concussion Issues

Best participated in the Lions' recent minicamps and appears to be on track for the start of the season. Continue reading →

Lions add quarterback R.J. Archer

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Detroit Lions’ Cliff Avril on NFL Network: ‘I Want to Get a Deal Done’

Cliff Avril was in the NFL Network studio on Tuesday as part of the "32 in 32" offseason breakdown show, and he talked about his current contract situation Continue reading →

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Detroit Lions Defensive End Cliff Avril joins Rob and Amy.
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