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Lions receiver Ryan Broyles, recovering from a torn ACL, took part in team drills on Tuesday, according to the team's site.Fantasy Spin:The receiver tore his ACL on Dec. 2 last season, so he's more likely to be starting the season un the PUP list, but Adrian Peterson and Robert Griffin III are proving that it's not impossible to be ready for Week 1. Broyles was just starting to show fantasy value when the injury ended his season.

Louis Delmas still feeling pain in his knees

When Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas can stay on the field, he is a difference maker in the secondary. The thing is, Delmas hasn’t been able to stay on the field. He lost 8 games last year and 13 combined over the last two seasons due to pain in his knees. According the, the start of this year is no different. Delmas was present at the team’s mandatory mini-camp, but...

Detroit Lions 2013: 10 Things We Learned From OTAs

With training camp quickly approaching, the Detroit Lions are winding down their last OTA’s before mini- camp begins. This season is extremely interesting for this Lions and yet with very little to take from OTA’s, there are some things we can learn.#10. Reggie Bush likes to talk.With the signing of running back Reggie Bush, there is no doubt that the Lions offense has added...

Suh steps into larger leadership role with Lions

Ndamukong Suh says he wants to lead the Detroit Lions with his actions and mouth. Suh seems to be doing that, going to the front of the line for drills and shouting words of encouragement to his fellow defensive linemen. In Suh's first three seasons, he deferred leadership roles to veterans Kyle Vanden Bosch, Corey Williams and Cliff Avril. Those three defensive linemen are...

Reggie Bush hurt his ankle in practice

According to Anwar Richardson of, Lions running back Reggie Bush suffered an ankle injury during today’s practice.  He said he’s fine. #Lions RB Reggie Bush slipped and hurt his ankle today, but said he was fine after #NFL minicamp practice. — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) June 12, 2013 Bush’s injury likely isn’t serious, but worth keeping an eye on. Need...

Lions QB Stafford plans to focus on only football

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford says it would be impossible for him to avoid hearing people point out that he took a step back last season. Stafford threw more interceptions and had less than half as many touchdown passes last year as he did in 2011. Still, the No. 1 overall pick from the 2009 NFL draft says he's trying to become a great quarterback and help his...

Cunningham gauges the new additions to his defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. The Detroit Lions defense was in need of a makeover, and it got one. The Lions ranked 27th in the NFL in points allowed last season, 13th in total defense, 16th in run defense and 14th in pass defense. Defensive ends Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch are gone. So is linebacker Justin Durant. The secondary will also have a new look. With the team currently in...

Can the Detroit Lions banish the turnover bug?

Yesterday, WCSN’s own Russ Thomas pointed to turnovers as the leading cause for Detroit’s regression from 2011, when the Lions went 10-6 and earned a playoff berth, to 2012, when the Lions finished 4-12, earning themselves a top-five draft pick.  On the surface, the numbers are astounding.  The Detroit Lions went from having a +11 [...]The post Can the Detroit Lions banish...

10 stories to follow heading into Lions' mini-camp

The Detroit Lions begin a three-day mini-camp Tuesday morning, the final phase of their off-season workout program before they break for the summer. They'll still be in shorts - no contact drills - but unlike their recent OTA (Organized Training Activity) workouts, these practices are mandatory. Call it a glorified OTA. While the final evaluations won't start until they...

Reggie Bush Hurts His Ankle During Practice

Anwar Richardson of is reporting that Lions running back Reggie Bush has suffered an apparent ankle injury during today’s practice. He went on to say that he looks to be okay, but still this is something to keep an eye on going forward. #Lions RB Reggie Bush slipped and hurt his ankle today, but said he was fine after #NFL minicamp practice. — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson...

Delmas sidelined at Lions' minicamp

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Louis Delmas, the Detroit Lions injury-prone safety, made his first off-season appearance at practice Tuesday morning. It was the start of a three-day mandatory minicamp, but Delmas wasnt able to participate because of ongoing knee problems. He also wasnt in much of a mood to talk about his status. I dont know what to tell you, Delmas said, walking off the field...

Turnover point differential: How the 2012 NFC North stacked up

In a recent article illustrating why the Detroit Lions plummeted from a 10-6 record and a playoff berth in 2011 to a 4-12 record and a top-five draft pick in 2012, I introduced a metric I refer to as turnover point differential. Turnover point differential is the difference between the points a team scores off [...]The post Turnover point differential: How the 2012 NFC North stacked...
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