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Pride Of Detroit

Detroit Lions had 5th-worst pass blocking offensive line in 2017

The Lions offensive line was pretty bad last year. Will next year finally be the year they turn it around? Ever since Bob Quinn became the general manager of the Detroit Lions in 2016, offensive line has been the team’s No. 1 priority in player acquisition. Quinn’s first draft pick was franchise left tackle Taylor Decker. Two rounds later, he selected Graham Glasgow, who would go on to become the team’s starting center and continues to provide nice interior versatility. The following year, Quinn upgraded the line via free agency, grabbing two of the best options available in T.J. Lang...

ClutchPoints

Eagles news: Doug Pederson names Jay Ajayi No. 1 back heading into training camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have entered the offseason with a bit of clearer picture in the backfield following the departure of LeGarrette Blount via free agency to the Detroit Lions. It has left the starting job up for grabs in the offseason workouts that Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi has apparently earned that opportunity as […] The post Eagles news: Doug Pederson names Jay Ajayi No. 1 back heading into training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SideLion Report

Detroit Lions need more snaps under center, less shotgun

In 2017, the Detroit Lions most effective game on the ground utilized handed snaps. This team must find a balance between this and thrown snap formations. For 2018, general manager Bob Quinn has given the Detroit Lions a new look at the running back position. Running backs LeGarrette Blount (via free agency) and Kerryon Johnson […] Detroit Lions need more snaps under center, less shotgun - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Fox Sports

Lions invested in free agency and draft to improve run game

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have desperately tried to improve what has been a weakness, signing and drafting players to improve their running game.

Detroit Sports Nation

Lions excited about possibilities with Kerryon Johnson - ProFootballTalk

The Lions drafted Kerryon Johnson in the second round believing he is a three-down back. That doesn’t mean they want to use the former Auburn star that way. The Lions signed LeGarrette Blount in free agency, and they return Theo Riddick and Ameer...

SideLion Report

Detroit Lions: Linebacker is still an area of need on this roster

Due to a severe lack of star power, the Detroit Lions appear to still need more talent on their linebacker corps. And there are some viable free agency options. The Detroit Lions will look entirely different in 2018. With the hiring of former New England Patroits’ defensive coordinator Matt Patricia this offseason, the defensive side […] Detroit Lions: Linebacker is still an area of need on this roster - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.