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The Lions have a lot of important areas to address in free agency, starting with defenders Cliff Avril, Stephen Tulloch, and Eric Wright. They also need to secure their backup quarterback spot and it sounds like they’ll just keep the same backup they had last year. The Lions have told Shaun Hill they want him…
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The Detroit Lions scrambled to find healthy running backs to fill their backfield with by the time the regular season ended, but they are expected to have a healthy backfield when the club’s offseason drills start this year. On Tuesday, while speaking to a group of season ticket holders via telephone conference call, Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand that the team’s...
"We can't necessarily put all our eggs in the basket of the guys that are coming off injuries. We have to make sure that we've got some depth there, and we'll look at free agency and the draft as well as trades, as well as waiver claims, as well as street guys to look at."
The first fan question Lions president Tom Lewand fielded in his hourlong conference call with season-ticket holders today was about the team's interest in free-agent cornerback Cortland Finnegan.
The Detroit Lions have hired Marcus Robertson, who used to work with coach Jim Schwartz, as it new defensive assistant/secondary coach.
Mikel Leshoure tore his left Achilles tendon in the second week of training camp last year. One former NFL player who dealt with the same injury twice said he expects Leshoure back at 100% this fall.
"Am I better deep threat than Calvin Johnson? I don't know," Moss said in an interview. "That's going to be interesting to see this year."
Detroit Lions running backs Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure both are on track to being ready to participate in the team's offseason program after seeing their seasons cut short due to injury.
As a player, Marcus Robertson spent 10 seasons with the Oilers/Titans. Following two final years with the Seahawks, he launched his coaching career in Tennessee. Now, after nine years on the Titans’ staff, Robertson is leaving. According to Lions’ official website, Robertson has reunited with former Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. In Detroit, Robertson will…
"Am I better deep threat than Calvin Johnson? I don't know," Moss said in a Monday night video, according to MassLive.com. "That's going to be interesting to see this year."
President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.8-trillion spending plan on Monday for 2013 that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade but does little to restrain growth in the government's huge health benefit programs, a major cause of future deficits.