Found June 01, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Glover Quin
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Glover Quin has been over looked and under valued after the focus put on Dashon Goldson this off-season. The Lions needed help in the secondary and Glover Quin is the perfect addition as well as an upgrade. Drafted by the Houston Texans in the 4th round of the 2009 NFL Draft, he initially played cornerback for the Texans as he did in college at the University of New Mexico. Per, he started 12 of 15 games for the Texans in his first year, when the Texans decided to move him to free safety... Read more

Burleson sees potential in Patrick Edwards

ALLEN PARK, Mich. One of the top position battles for the Detroit Lions this off-season is the receiver spot to replace Titus Young, who was released four months ago. Veteran Nate Burleson believes the replacement quite possibly will be Patrick Edwards, who was signed as an undrafted free agent a year ago but was injured and spent last season on the practice squad. Patrick Edwards...

Kyle Vanden Bosch Set To Retire?

Kevin Seifert of ESPN Chicago believes that free agent DE Kyle Vanden Bosch will retire. Vanden Bosch, 34, has yet to garner any sort of interest since the Detroit Lions released him back in February. It’s unknown if Vanden Bosch is looking to earn similar money to his his $7 million salary he had in Detroit, which would no doubt scare away any interested team. While he may have...

Detroit Lions Select Guard Larry Warford in Third Round

3.03 Detroit Lions Larry Warford, G, Kentucky (6’3″, 332) Warford is a solid guard who has great pass protection skills to go along with his mostly solid technique. Warford is the type of player that will give you 110% on every play, a type of guy that the Lions sorely needed. He might be able to step in right away and earn some playing time. He is considered as a value pick...

Patrick Edwards Turning Heads with Lions

The Lions are looking for a receiver to take advantage of the attention Calvin Johnson gets from the defense and Nate Burleson thinks second-year wideout Patrick Edwards could be one of those guys, according to Lions beat writer Dave Birkett.Fantasy Spin:Edwards will have to work hard to get targets from Matthew Stafford who seeks out Megaton first and then Burleson, Brandon Pettigrew...

Examining The Rookie Class The Lions Have Added To Their Pride

The biggest downfall to the Detroit Lions 2012 season was their ineffective running game finishing the season ranked 23rd in the league. To fix their hideous running attack general manager Martin Mayhew lured All-Pro back Reggie Bush to the Motor City to fuel the Lions running attack this season.Now with a premier passing game and a stronger running attack in place; here is the rookie...

Calvin Johnson Funding Pro-Abstinence Movie ‘Real Love’ For Message, Not Profit (Photo)

Whatever your feelings on Calvin Johnson‘s social politics, you have to give the man credit for one thing: He’s willing to put his money where his mouth is. On Friday, The New Republic published a piece about athletes’ mismanagement of their own money, and why so many fail to set themselves up for life after their careers. It’s a lengthy piece, and well worth the read, but...

David Akers Struggling in OTAs with Lions

Lions kicker David Akers has done very little during the team's OTAs.Fantasy Spin:Akers was the top fantasy kicker after booting 44 field goals in 2011-12, but slumped last season and some of that was due to an aggravation of offseason surgery. He's hoping to be completely healthy before he starts kicking. Be very waryl of picking Akers until you know he's 100 percent healthy.

Titus Young turned away help from the NFL

The NFL often gets accused of not getting themselves involved in helping players until well after the fact. But according to a report from Eric Adelson of Yahoo!Sports, NFL director of player engagement Troy Vincent claims the league offered former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young help nearly 18 months before many of his problems came to a head after someone close to Young...

Major Pro Athlete Funds Abstinence Video

Via Deadspin, this right here is a pro-abstinence movie, in production, funded by Lions WR Calvin Johnson aka Megatron. Non basketball related, we know. But this is way too good to pass up. Sports GIF Of The Year Shaq-Soda!

Minicamp Set For Tuesday, Wednesday

And somebody should let Jim Schwartz know that Thursday's practice will instead be a team-building exercise.
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