Found August 31, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
The Detroit Lions are not playing around. They are cutting draft picks left and right. Bot a good sign for the scouting department members. @davebirkett: #Lions parted ways with rookie 7th-round pick Brandon Hepburn. Another PS candidate. That’s 2 of this year’s 9 draft picks. Corey Fuller was also released who was a fifth rounder […]

Detroit Lions’ Jim Schwartz lost sight of statistics

Matt Willis didn’t make the cut.  Kris Durham did.  Patrick Edwards did.  Michael Spurlock, too.  Detroit Lions’ GM Martin Mayhew, head coach Jim Schwartz and the pertinent parts of the Detroit Lions’ coaching staff obviously had their reasons for keeping Durham and Edwards over Willis, but many fans will want to know why the decisions fell the way they did. It has appeared as...

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Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford is doing alright. The man recently signed a nice contract extension. He has one of the best wide receivers in the game to throw to. He might actually have a running game for a change in Reggie Bush. And than there is his girlfriend--the lovely Kimberly Hall. Lucky for us she is pretty photogenic and likes to share her pictures...

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Detroit Lions Training Camp Toss-up: Breaking Down the Cuts and Looking at Wide Receiver

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Lions claim DeJon Gomes, release Rocky McIntosh

One day after it appeared that Rocky McIntosh had made the Detroit Lions season-opening 53-man roster, the veteran linebacker got released. The Lions made the move Sunday in order to create a roster spot for 6-foot, 208-pound safety DeJon Gomes, who was reportedly claimed off waivers. The Lions are waiting until after Gomes passes a physical to officially announce the transaction...

Draft picks not immune from Lions' final cuts

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Norwegian YouTube Kicker Released

Bummer. Remember Norwegian Kicker and YouTube sensation Harvard Rugland? OK, I don't recall the name either, but I do remember his YouTube video, Kickalicious making the rounds last winter: I'm pretty sure that's the Dropkick Murphys playing in the background (nice "kick" choice, Harvard). Well, unfortunately, the Detroit Lions cut Rugland on Tuesday...
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