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Oklahoma's Lane Johnson is favorite to go at Lions' fifth spot,…

Oklahoma's Lane Johnson is favorite to go at Lions' fifth spot, oddsmaker says

detnews.com Updated Apr 22, 2013
Johnson (6-6, 303 pounds) was a high school quarterback and played tight end and defensive end in college before moving to the offensive line. He has been rising up draft boards in recent weeks.
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    Apr 22
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Sports Columnists

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    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached an agreement with safety Kam Chancellor on a five-year, $35 million contract extension that has $17 million in guarantees, a source said.
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    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have signed star safety Kam Chancellor to a multiyear contract extension.
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    Apr 22
    By Sunday morning, the Bucs and Jets had worked out the trade details for Darrelle Revis -- Tampa Bay's first-round pick in this draft and likely a third-rounder next year to New York. The Bucs had a contract done with Revis -- six years, $96 million, n…