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Lions OLB Lewis faces charges after bar incident

Lions OLB Lewis faces charges after bar incident

Detroit Lions linebacker Ronnell Lewis faces three misdemeanor charges following his arrest during an altercation at an Oklahoma bar.
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  • Lions dust off the usual post-arrest statement

    Lions dust off the usual post-arrest statement

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    No team has more experience than the Lions in releasing statements about players who were arrested, so it’s no surprise that the Lions’ PR staff was quick in pulling out the boilerplate after defensive end Ronnell Lewis was arrested. “We are aware o
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  • Report: Five teams in top 12 want to move down

    Report: Five teams in top 12 want to move down

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013
    Draft boards are set by this point. That means all that’s left is the jockeying for position. Adam Schefter of ESPN points out what seems obvious in a draft with no sure things, that about half the top 12 want to move down. Schefter specifically mention
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  • Eric Fisher's ascension as top-5 pick is self-made

    Eric Fisher's ascension as top-5 pick is self-made

    detnews.com Apr 23, 2013
    Fisher played football and basketball in high school, but few predicted he would be an NFL player - or a possible No. 1 overall pick. After years of dedication and hard work at Central Michigan, the offensive tackle has transformed his body and game.
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  • Video - Burleson's top-five underrated receivers 06:02

    Burleson's top-five underrated receivers

    Apr 23
    Lions WR Nate Burleson reveals his top-five underrated wide receivers in the NFL.
  • Video - Teams Looking To Trade Down In Draft 01:18

    Teams Looking To Trade Down In Draft

    Apr 23
    Adam Schefter discusses the possibility of heavy trade activity on the first day of the NFL draft.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Trying to get inside the mind of draft's quietest top-10 team;…

    Apr 23
    Is it just me? Are the Arizona Cardinals in the witness protection program for this draft? The Cards, with the seventh pick, seem positively under the radar like no other team in the top 10. I had the chance the other day to look into their feelings abo…
  • Don Banks: 2013 Wes Welker Watch List: Potential impact undrafted free age…

    Apr 23
    It has been called the year of the no-name draft in the NFL, and is said to be devoid of true star power after 2012's high-profile, quarterback-rich proceedings. Maybe. But it's all relative.
  • You Realize How Badly the T-Wolves Screwed Up the 2009 Draft, Right?

    Apr 23
    We interrupt Part 2 of the NBA Trade Value column to explain the travesty known as the 2009 NBA draft. That night, Minnesota drafted two of our top-30...
  • The 13th-annual ranking of the NBA's top-50 players, Part 2

    Apr 23
    Welcome back to Bill Simmons's annual ranking of the NBA's top 50 most valuable assets.