Found March 02, 2013 on The Majors Detroit:
So many needs, so little cap space. The big question that rests on the Detroit Lions shoulders is this; what will this team look like after free agency? Let’s take a look at the possibilities and then let’s narrow down what could happen for the Detroit Lions. With players like Dominic Raiola and Nate Burleson restructuring their deals last week, the Lions are looking to have a total cap hit at about $113.9 million dollars. The expectation for the league wide salary cap should be about $123 million dollars. That means the Lions have just under $10 million dollars to spend. Martin Mayhew has gone around and said ‘that more contracts will be restructured over the next few weeks.’ What can we expect from that? I’d think that quarterback Matthew Stafford will be the first player to get his contract restructured or renewed as the Lions will try and lower his cap hit of $20.3 million dollars to something like $12-13 million dollars. I could be low-balling him on that too so let’s say $15 m...

Lions fan starts draft picks petition

A Lions fan named Chris Pruett is collecting signatures in an attempt to convince the team ”to let fans vote live via internet to make the draft picks for the Lions”.

Lions re-sign OT Hilliard

Offensive tackle Corey Hilliard, who was inactive for every game last season, has been re-signed by the Detroit Lions to a two-year contract extension. Hilliard, 27, was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on March 12. He played in all 16 games in both 2010 and 2011 with the Lions, mostly on special teams. The Lions' offensive line is in transition. Right guard Stephen...

Man offers counseling for Lions fans

Most irate Monday Morning Quarterbacks call up their local sports-talk radio station to vent. Or they take out their frustrations on co-workers around the water cooler. Or, worse yet, on their football widows back at home. It happens every year for Detroit Lions' fans, even during the offseason. Chris Pruett, who's had his heart broken by the Lions too many times to count...

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Mikel LeShoure, RB

Mikel LeShoure, RB, Detroit Lions Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-0/227 Birthdate: 3/30/1990 School: Illinois FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Before scoffing at us for listing Mikel among the top 20 of running backs heading into 2013 you need to remember a few things first. In 2011, Mikel LeShoure’s rookie season, he tore his Achilles before the season began and he was done. So last...

Lions Re-Sign OT Corey Hilliard

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that that Detroit Lions have reached an agreement on a two-year contract with OT Corey Hilliard. Hilliard is expected to be given a shot at playing right tackle next season, which is a sign that the Lions are prepared to move on with our impending free agent Gosder Cherilus next season. We’d still expect to see 2012 first-round pick Riley Reiff...

Detroit Lions fan Starts Petition for Fans to decide Draft Picks

  The Detroit Lions have struggled over the years with some of their draft picks. Picks that have left fans of the team always wishing they could decide for the franchise. Chris Pruett is from Lansing, Michigan and has been a supporter of the team for over 50 years. The Lions are well known for their struggles on the field and this year Pruett has decided to take a more hands on...

Miami Dolphins must draft Alabama’s Eddie Lacy

The Miami Dolphins, regardless of Lamar Miller, should draft Eddie Lacy of Alabama 12th overall. Now before you light up the comment board and shake your head at this evaluation; take some time to think about what this draft for the Dolphins is going to symbolize years down the line. Five picks in the first three rounds and the Dolphins have a draft class to make those picks into...

Prehistoric Post – Bush’s Scandal Rocks College Football World

Article originally printed for the Laguna Blanca student newspaper, The Fourth Estate, on October 20, 2006. Former USC Trojan Running Back, Reggie Bush, runs for a touchdown Financial benefits have in hand with college football. According to NCAA (the National Collegiate Athletic Association) bylaws, “(players are not allowed to) use their athletic skills (directly or indirectly...

Johnny Football: Manziel Case Displays NCAA Hypocrisy

By now, it is common knowledge that Johnny Manziel, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from Texas A&M, won a lawsuit seeking damages for the use of the phrase ‘Johnny Football.’So, while the soon-to-be redshirt sophomore from Kerrville, Texas may have a legal right to the aforementioned phrase (he actually trademarked it), his courtroom victory opens another proverbial ...
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