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The Detroit Lions have been throwing money around like nobody's business, inking running back Reggie Bush, safety Glover Quin, defensive lineman Jason Jones to free agent contracts, and re-signing cornerback Chris Houston.
T.J. Lang isn't impressed.
Taking to his Twitter account Wednesday, the Green Bay Packers guard dissed Detroit's flurry of transactions.
The humor was apparently lost on much of the Twitterverse.
That isn't to say Lang didn't touch of a few nerves, though. One fan attempted (what he thought was) a witty retort.
Emphasis on "attempted."
Lang 1, jsteagall 0.
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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. PerÂ...
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The Detroit Lions entered the offseason with 23 unrestricted free agents. Who's staying and who's going?
Here's an update entering Thursday, Day 3 of free agency in the NFL:
Jason Hanson, kicker: Contract details haven't been worked out yet, but Hanson confirmed that he will put off retirement and return for his 22nd season.
Corey Hilliard, offensive tackle...
Chris Houston will be back with the Detroit Lions for the 2013 season and beyond after agreeing to a five-year deal on Wednesday, per multiple reports. His agent confirmed the news via Twitter:
Chris Houston has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions
â€” Schwartz& Feinsod (@schwartzfeinsod) March 13, 2013
Houston was the Lionsâ€™ No. 1 cornerback last year, and they were on...
The Colts gave Walden $16 million
Who says thereâ€™s no such thing as exciting free agent news in Green Bay?
Former Packers outside linebacker Erik Walden raised some eyebrows today by reaching an agreement with the Indianapolis Colts on a contract worth $16 million over four years. Walden, 27, expects to be a starter opposite Robert Mathis, according to Bob McGinn on Twitter.
In this Look At The Lions update, we survey the aftermath of the annual free agency frenzy. The Lions made several shrewd moves to improve the roster , and put themselves in position to challenge for a NFC North crown , and a Super Bowl Championship.Offense : Bush in the BackfieldFirst let's look at the signing that brought the biggest headlines. The Lions inked running back...
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Reggie Bush has agreed to a 4 year contract with the Detroit Lions. ush spent five seasons with the Saints before he was traded to the Miami Dolphins following the 2011 lockout. Bush signed a two-year, $9.75 million contract with the Dolphins and, as an every-down back over the last 31 games, rushed for 2,072 yards with 12 touchdowns, going over 1,000 yards for the first time in...
Well, today we have seen it all n Detroit. The Lions have seen the arrival of Reggie Bush in a limo to their headquarters. Hopefully Bush had tinted windows that blocked his view of the elements. The weather up north couldÂ have been what lured Bush to Detroit, that is for sure. The Lions may have just made a deal with one of the best running backs in the NFL, but it is not going...