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In a move made trying to bolster their defensive backfield, the Detroit Lions have signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Myron Lewis. Lewis is a former third-round selection and was released by the Buccaneers last week. Detroit does have secondary issues but this move should do little to rectify their issues. The move was first reported by PFT.com on Twitter.
During his tenure with the Buccaneers, Lewis struggled to stay on the field due to injuries. He never lived up to his potential while in Tampa. He came to the Buccaneers with high expectations but never lived up to the billing. Tampa Bay spent much of the offseason trying to fix their own secondary issues by trading for Jets CB Darrelle Revis and drafting CB Jonthan Banks and signing free agent safety Dashon Goldson.
During his career, Lewis appeared in 29 games, starting only once. He has 17 career tackles and four pass deflections. He played his college ball at Vanderbilt where he earned all-SEC second team honors. After waiv...
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Myron Lewis the 2010 third-round draft pick who was cut by the Buccaneers last week has landed in Detroit.
A league source tells PFT that the Lions have signed Lewis.
The Lions have been looking for depth in the secondary and improvement on special teams so Lewis makes a lot of sense for them.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. Its not easy to keep track of all the defensive backs who have made their way into the Detroit Lions lineup in recent years.
Injuries and mediocre results led to six different cornerbacks and six different safeties getting at least one start just last season.
Cornerback Chris Houston, in his fourth year with the club, has seen it all.
Ive probably played with...
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ESPN sportscaster and former NFL lineman, Mark Schlereth has a wise NFL saying: “Preseason games don’t count, but they do matter.”
What he means by this is that the final score may not have an impact on a team’s regular season record, but the effort, progress and adaptation to live play shown in the preseason will have an impact that may change the...
Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis participated in 7-on-7 drills today for the first time during training camp, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.
#Bucs CB Darelle Revis is participating in seven-on-seven drills for the first time in training camp. Knocked to the ground on TD by VJax
— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) August 12, 2013
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Who knew they ever had Lions earrings?
I thought the one earring fad was over, but maybe not.
Yes, Nate Burleson is wearing a lion earring. pic.twitter.com/Oi7WfQTTZ7
— Pride Of Detroit (@PrideOfDetroit) August 10, 2013
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Schefter adds that a “deal could get done this week“
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