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The first player selected from the Sun Belt Conference in the 2012 draft was Louisiana Lafayette cornerback Dwight Bentley who was tabbed by the Detroit Lions in round three. The Rajin Cajuns are likely to once again have the first player from the conference selected in the 2013 draft. Again a cornerback. Again in round three...
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles received an R-Rated tirade by head coach Jim Schwartz after forgetting to buckle his chin strap (Credit: AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Second round draft pick Ryan Broyles out of Oklahoma probably thought his first official NFL practice would go a little more smoother than it did. Broyles, who was taken off the physically unable to perform list on...
Longtime Lions starting left tackle Jeff Backus injured his thumb this past Saturday and was subsequently held out of team drills Sunday and Monday. According to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, Corey Williams and Jason Fox filled in for the injured Backus who was also wearing a hard cast to protect the injured thumb which is now believed to be broken.
Backus, who had his contract...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- With Mikel Leshoure coming off surgery for a torn Achilles and Jahvid Bests uncertain future because of concussion problems, the Detroit Lions desperately need contingency plans at running back.
One of those options from within is moving diminutive receiverreturn specialist Stefan Logan to fill a versatile role as sort of a poor mans Darren Sproles out of the...
The Detroit Lions front office told reporters at the start of this month that they were content with their roster at the running back position. As July comes to a close and training camps are finally open, perhaps the Lions will have to reevaluate the position moving forward. I recently penned a column about which NFL teams that would frustrate fantasy football owners this season...
No matter what problems the Detroit Lions still have this season, the terrific duo of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson makes them a team to be feared.
Stafford is coming off his healthiest season, in which he threw for 5,038 yards. Johnson had 96 catches for 1,681 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Johnson was the second overall pick in the 2007 draft, and Stafford was taken first in...
ARLINGTON, TX – OCTOBER 02: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass for a touchdown for the win over Terence Newman #41 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. The Lions defeated the Cowboys 34-30. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
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It's that time of the football year once again. The time that veteran NFL'ers hate, rookies learn to hate and fans enjoy. It's training camp, the pad pushing, drill barking start to every football season's long journey that hopefully concludes with a Super Bowl.
After last year's 10-6 record and playoff appearance, the Detroit Lions enter 2012 camp with plenty...
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford quieted most of his critics last year.
Now he needs to silence them.
There were serious doubts at this time a year ago whether Stafford could stay healthy long enough to showcase his elite arm in the NFL.
But he showed that he could, playing through a hand injury and starting every game while leading his team to the...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Ndamukong Suh has Hall of Fame potential, but will he fulfill it?
He appeared to be on the fast track during his rookie year only to take a step back last season.
How he performs in this his third year quite possibly will indicate which is the real Suh, and whether hes going to live up to the hype generated by being the No. 2 pick overall in the 2010 Draft.
As Jahvid Best was forced to sit, his teammates replaced their playbook binders with iPads. But according to Chris Houston, it's all work and no play. "You can’t play no Angry Birds, no internet, none of that,” joked the veteran cornerback. The technology also left WR Nate Burleson feeling a bit ... old. More inside ...