12:35 PM EDT, Thu July 02, 2015
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Where the Lions roster stands: Center

A breakdown of the Detroit Lions' centers and what needs they may have at the position. As we start to look ahead to training camp, we're going to take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions roster. Next up is the center position. (The final year of each player's contract is listed in parentheses.) Back from last season: Travis Swanson (2017), Darren Keyton (2016) New to the team: Taylor Boggs (2015), Braxston Cave (2016) When the Lions drafted Travis Swanson in the third round last year, their plan was to have him spend his rookie season learning behind Dominic Raiola before...
Pride Of Detroit Jun 10, 2015

Did the Lions improve? OG/C edition

Did the Detroit Lions improve their talent at offensive guard and center from 2014 to 2015? Our latest series on the Detroit Lions roster continues with a comparison of the offensive guard and center positions from 2014 to 2015. Did the Lions improve at offensive guard and center? Let's take a look. 2014 OGs/Cs: Rob Sims, Dominic Raiola, Larry Warford, Travis Swanson, Garrett Reynolds, Rodney Austin 2015 OGs/Cs: Laken Tomlinson, Travis Swanson, Larry Warford, Manny Ramirez, Taylor Boggs, Darren Keyton, Braxston Cave, Torrian Wilson, Al Bond The Lions have really overhauled the interior of...
Pride Of Detroit Jun 2, 2015

Lions glad to have Manny Ramirez's 'tremendous' leadership

Not only did the Detroit Lions add extra depth to their offensive line by acquiring Manny Ramirez, but they also got a "tremendous" leader, according to Jim Caldwell. With the Detroit Lions continuing their offensive line makeover this offseason, they now have the second-youngest group of projected starters in the entire NFL. Gone are veterans Rob Sims and Dominic Raiola, and just generally speaking, there is a lot of youth on the offensive line throughout the depth chart. Actually, the Lions now only have one offensive lineman who is older than 28. That's 32-year-old Manny Ramirez, who...

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