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Seahawks draft, fifth-round reboot

Seahawks draft, fifth-round reboot

On to the fifth round of the John Schneider Draft Experience: 2010 SS Kam Chancellor (Virginia Tech) Overview: The Detroit Lions traded this pick, 133rd overall, and defensive end Robert Henderson to the Seahawks for Sims and a seventh-round pick. Seattle ended up with Chancellor. The Lions picked Willie Young in the seventh round. Sims has started every game for the Lions since the trade. Chancellor is one of the best safeties in the league. Willie Young? He just signed a three-year deal with the Chicago Bears after starting 15 … Read more »
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Report: Buffalo LB Khalil Mack latest top prospect scheduled to visit with Detroit Lions

The Lions continue to suggest they are willing to trade up in the draft, bringing in a third prospect projected to be selected in the first five picks.

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Analysis: If option is available, Detroit Lions better off trading back in NFL draft, not moving up

Analysis: If option is available, Detroit Lions better off trading back in NFL draft, not moving up

Given Detroit's multiple roster holes, and current status as a non-contender, there's greater value in more early-round draft picks than fewer.
Detroit News Apr 19, 2014

Why do you care how much money Matthew Stafford makes?

Stafford ranked sixth among the magazine's list of the 50 top-paid athletes in the world. His listed salary of $31.5 million was topped only by Floyd Mayweather ($73.5 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($50.176 million), Lionel Messi ($50.05 million), Aaron Rodgers ($40 million) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($35.06 million).
Detroit Free Press Apr 19, 2014

Ticker: ESPN writer wonders why aren't Detroit Lions upset at Ndamukong Suh?

Should we be more upset that Ndamukong Suh skipped the Lions' voluntary workouts? Jeffri Chadiha of ESPN.com says the Lions should be.
Detroit Free Press Apr 19, 2014

NFL draft: Top prospect Mack to visit Lions next week

Mack, scheduled to visit the Lions mid-week, is considered one of the top edge rushers in the draft and would fill a need at outside linebacker. He had 100 tackles, 10.5 sacks and three interceptions in an All-America season last year, and said at the NFL combine he can play defensive end if needed.
It's closing time for the Detroit Lions, in free agency and the draft

It's closing time for the Detroit Lions, in free agency and the draft

The Lions are looking to add closers to their roster.
Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell vows to craft playbook around players' strengths

Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell vows to craft playbook around players' strengths

Caldwell wants a playbook that will maximize the strengths of his players, particularly quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Ask Kyle: Submit questions now for Detroit Lions mailbag

Ask Kyle: Submit questions now for Detroit Lions mailbag

Is their interest in Sammy Watkins real? Is Jadeveon Clowney a possibility? Should the Lions trade into the top five? Or should they sit tight in what appears to be a deep draft?
Detroit Free Press Apr 18, 2014

Lions' Caldwell keeps hammering message: It's time to win immediately

Lions president Tom Lewand said Caldwell reiterated his Super Bowl-or-bust message in his first team meeting with players at the start of organized off-season workouts last week. 'He put up some slides, talking to the players about what his expectations were for this year, and the slide came up that said: Win and win now,' Lewand said at the Lions' town hall meeting this week. 'It wasn't down the road, it wasn't 'we're going to build something, we're going to install our systems,' but it was win and win now and ... winning a division title, making the playoffs and (having) a chance to do some...
Detroit Lions 2014 NFL draft prospect: Florida State safety Terrence Brooks

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL draft prospect: Florida State safety Terrence Brooks

Brooks possesses a suitable skill set for backing up both safety spots, while offering immediate contributions on special teams.
Detroit Free Press Apr 17, 2014

Lions, Raiders will play preseason game Aug. 15

Times and dates are set for the Detroit Lions' two road preseason games. The Lions will play the Oakland Raiders in Week 2 of the preseason on Friday, Aug. 15, according to the Raiders' website.
Detroit News Apr 17, 2014

Analysts: Lions unlikely to trade up for WR Sammy Watkins

Since the Lions hosted former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins on a pre-draft visit last week, there has been significant chatter about them potentially trading up in the first round.
Detroit News Apr 17, 2014

Lions host receiver prospect Marqise Lee

Lee was a weekly highlight reel as a sophomore with USC in 2012 with 118 catches for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns, including a 16-catch, 345-yard performance against Arizona.
Detroit Free Press Apr 17, 2014

Submit questions now for live chat with Lions writer Dave Birkett

Dave will be here at 10 a.m. to answer your questions about the team. What would you like to know?
USC's Marqise Lee is latest first-round receiver prospect to visit Detroit Lions

USC's Marqise Lee is latest first-round receiver prospect to visit Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions' pursuit of a starting-caliber receiver continued Thursday with a visit from USC wideout Marqise Lee.

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