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The Detroit Lions have signed top draft pick Ezekiel Ansah to a five-year contract.
Additional terms of the deal weren't disclosed Friday by the team. The 23-year-old defensive end from BYU was the fifth overall pick of last month's draft.
The team earlier said it signed eight drafted players to four-year deals: Cornerback Darius Slay of Mississippi State, Kentucky guard Larry Warford, South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor, Appalachian State punter Sam Martin, Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller, Notre Dame running back Theo Riddick, Alabama tight end Michael Williams and Florida A&M linebacker Brandon Hepburn.
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The Detroit Lions have gotten another look at Ezekiel ''Ziggy'' Ansah.
And the Lions like what they've seeing.
The first-round pick looked very athletic during the first of a three-day minicamp Friday after signing a five-year contract earlier in the day. Detroit's coaching staff spent a week with Ansah at the Senior Bowl in January.
That up-close, extended...
The Detroit Lions are the first team to have all their draft picks signed, and they did it in a hurry. DetroitLions.com is reporting that the team and #5 overall pick Ziggy Ansah have agreed to terms on a five-year deal.
Ansah becomes one of the first players drafted in the first round to agree to a contract. Monetary details of the deal weren’t immediately known.
Ansah is expected...
The Detroit Lions have never won a Super Bowl, and are the only remaining franchise from the NFL”s early beginning to never have played in one.
This version of the Lions is a cocky group. and no player has more confidence than defensive tackle Nick Fairley. Fairley in an interview with the Detroit News told the paper that he thinks “the Lions will go to the Super Bowl.”
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Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley told the Detroit News that he believes his team will be in the Super Bowl in 2013.
“I expect big things,” the Lions defensive tackle said. “I am going to say we are going to the Super Bowl because I am competitive and that is what I want for the team and it is one of the goals. I am sure we are going to...
Congratulations are in order for Detroit Lions RB Reggie bush and his girlfriend Lilit Avagyan. The stork dropped off an eight-pound-nine-ounce baby girl on Monday, May 6th. Reggie told US [...]
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Whether hes just a training-camp gimmick or has a legitimate shot for a NFL career remains to be seen.
Either way, Havard Rugland a.k.a. Kickalicious from YouTube fame is having the time of his life these days.
Rugland, signed by the Detroit Lions, put a football helmet on Friday for the very first time during his rookie mini-camp debut.
Its been quite a ride...
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New father Reggie Bush must be feeling more responsible these days, cause he’s selling his ’67 Shelby Mustang GT500. This is the car that was featured in Gone in 60 Seconds. ”I need to create some space because I don’t have enough garage space for all these cars and I can’t keep bouncing them around friends’ houses and storages,” he said...
Havard Rugland's story is unlike that of any other player at Detroit's rookie minicamp.
The Norwegian kicker became an Internet sensation after producing video footage of all sorts of quirky trick shots. Now he faces the more mundane challenge of mastering NFL fundamentals. The Lions signed him last month and are giving him a chance to make the team.
The Lions need a kicker...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have gotten another look at Ezekiel ''Ziggy'' Ansah., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/lions-get-another-look-at-ansah-yahoo-sports
Maybe it’s just me, but I didn’t think it was that crazy when Nick Fairley said the Lions will play in the Super Bowl. Let’s be honest, nobody would have guessed the 49ers would have been knocking on the door two years ago. Who could have predicted the season Seattle had last year?
The truth is, all you have to do is get into the postseason dance known as the NFL Playoffs to...