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Has the Chicago Bears' coaching transition paved the way for a Detroit Lions resurgence? Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders advanced that theory in this "First Take" video. "I certainly have a lot of hope for this year," Sanders…Share Tweet
ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a question that I ultimately posed to Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench in the video accompanying this post. What should the Detroit Lions do, asked Jay of Chicago, if all four of the most publicly-discussed possibilities fo…Share Tweet
Lions: Minimal commitment to David AkersESPN.com Apr 10, 2013When the Detroit Lions signed place-kicker David Akers last week, it was worth asking whether he would be given the 2013 job outright or if he was acquired to participate in a competition for Jason Hanson's old job. Details of his one-year contract sugg…Share Tweet
Jim Schwartz: Reggie Bush could catch 60-80 passes next seasonprofootballtalk.com Apr 10, 2013Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said after the team signed running back Reggie Bush in free agency that they wanted to use Bush in a similar fashion to the way he was used during his time with the New Orleans Saints. That role included lining up i…Share Tweetdetnews.com Apr 10, 2013Before Hanson stepped to the podium Tuesday to deliver his farewell speech, president Tom Lewand announced the retiring kicker would become the 14th member of the Lions ring of fame - Pride of the Lions - and be honored during a home game this season.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Barry Sanders Weighs In On LionsApr 10Episode 303: Former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders discusses how Reggie Bush will fit with the Lions offense. The NFL32 crew break down Ryan Nassib and where he could end up in the Draft.
Blogger Blitz: Drafting In The NFC NorthApr 10NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert and Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench talk about some various draft possibilities for the division
Barry Sanders Talks LionsApr 10Barry Sanders discusses Detroit's disappointing season, Reggie Bush's impact on the Lions, best running back in NFL history and today, and shares his thoughts on the new "crown rule."
Jason Hanson talks retirement, respect for kickersApr 10Former Lions kicker Jason Hanson joins "NFL AM" to discuss his reasons for retirement, why kickers deserve more respect in the NFL and whether kickers belong in the Hall of Fame.