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Lions dust off the usual post-arrest statementprofootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013No 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 oShare Tweet
Report: Five teams in top 12 want to move downprofootballtalk.com Apr 23, 2013Draft 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 mentionShare Tweet
Eric Fisher's ascension as top-5 pick is self-madedetnews.com Apr 23, 2013Fisher 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.Share Tweet
Burleson's top-five underrated receiversApr 23Lions WR Nate Burleson reveals his top-five underrated wide receivers in the NFL.
Teams Looking To Trade Down In DraftApr 23Adam Schefter discusses the possibility of heavy trade activity on the first day of the NFL draft.