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Pride Of Detroit May 19, 2016

PODcast #35: A big ol' Lions mailbag, Jahvid Best and singing tweets

The hardest cutting-edge Lions podcast on the planet is taking your questions about waffles and the UFC. May strains hard on the minds of the offseason-inclined. The afterglow of the draft has faded and the scraps of soundbites and tidbits that will be blown well beyond proportion at training camps has yet to arrive. We dine instead on Taste of the Lions and news about Jahvid Best. But don't mistake the slow news to mean this PODcast isn't here to entertain or inform you. We bring you pressing news you need to hear about the singing tweets that took the internet by storm, the future of the...
Grand Rapids Press May 19, 2016
Marvin Jones believes former Lions RB Jahvid Best fast enough to qualify for Olympics

Marvin Jones believes former Lions RB Jahvid Best fast enough to qualify for Olympics

DETROIT -- Jahvid Best's promising NFL career was derailed five years ago due toconcussion complications, but the former Detroit Lions running back is chasing a new dream, the Olympics. The speedy Best, who was a 100-meter champion in high school,...
Pride Of Detroit May 19, 2016

Lions notes: Detroit has second-youngest offensive line in the NFL

Today's notes highlights the Lions' offensive line, Jahvid Best and much more. The Detroit Lions have the second-youngest offensive line in the NFL (using Our Lads' depth chart), with an average total age of 25.1 years old. It's also worth noting that the Lions also had the second-youngest projected starting O-line at this point last year as well (23.8 years). It appears that former Lions running back Jahvid Best is opening up a new chapter in his life. That's right, he's currently trying to make the St. Lucia Olympic team, which is where his father was born. Good luck, Jahvid. We're...
Pride Of Detroit May 19, 2016

Lions top five positional concerns

With OTAs starting up next week, we take a look at the Lions top five positions of concern. Guess what, Detroit Lions fans? We're about 114 days away from week one when the Lions head to Indianapolis to take on the Colts. First the Lions must go through organized team activities (OTAs), training camp and lastly fake football. Then it's on like Donkey Kong. We've already discussed how the Lions' offense could be really good in theory and the areas that the Lions have progressed in. Now that the rain has cleared up and the rainbow is gone, it's time to start talking about some concerns to...
Pride Of Detroit May 19, 2016

Film breakdown: What happened during Ziggy's sacks? (Part two)

Is Ezekiel Ansah a pass-rushing force or is he merely a lucky guy getting "clean-up" sacks? For the first part, see: Film breakdown: What happened during Ziggy's sacks? (Part one) Last time, we looked at the first seven sacks credited to Ezekiel Ansah by the league in 2015 and found a nice spin move, an open field tackle on Russell Wilson, and some great line stunts. This time we wrap up by reviewing all plays from the second half of the regular season where Ansah got to the quarterback. ZiggySacks from the final 8 games Sack 8: Week 11 OAK, 4Q (10:58). First-and-10 at the Oakland...

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  • 9 Dwight Freeney

    Dwight Freeney

    NFL free agency: Dwight Freeney to reportedly work out for Cincinnati Bengals

  • 8 Spencer Long

    Spencer Long

    Redskins guard Spencer Long has been getting some work at center, too

  • 3 Eddie Lacy

    Eddie Lacy

    Eddie Lacy doesn't pass the eye test quite yet

  • 3 Brian Hartline

    Brian Hartline

    Cleveland Browns Scribbles about Terrelle Pyror impressing, Brian Hartline waived -- Terry Pluto

  • 2 Tony Lippett

    Tony Lippett

    Tony Lippett looking to catch starting DB job with Dolphins

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