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Guard Stephen Peterman Informed Of His Release

Guard Stephen Peterman Informed Of His Release

The Lions began what could be a major overhaul of their offensive line today, informing right guard Stephen Peterman of his release, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports, this according to a person familiar with the decision. Peterman, 31, sta…
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  • Lions To Dump DE Kyle Vanden Bosch

    Lions To Dump DE Kyle Vanden Bosch

    lionsgab.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Lions have begun the process of dumping salary. And Kyle Vanden Bosch will be among the next to go, Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports. The 34-year-old defensive end has been informed he’ll be released, according to a person informed of the impendin
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  • Rams claim former Lions WR Young off waivers

    Rams claim former Lions WR Young off waivers

    The St. Louis Rams have claimed former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young off waivers, the team announced Tuesday.
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  • PFT Live: Joe Montana, Lions talk with Dave Birkett

    PFT Live: Joe Montana, Lions talk with Dave Birkett

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw 11 touchdowns and no interceptions en route to a Super Bowl title this season. He wasn’t the first quarterback to post those numbers, though. He wasn’t even the first quarterback named Joe to do it. Joe Montana post
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  • A closer look at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    A closer look at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    As many of you have pointed out, the release of Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young pretty much wrapped up the "Have at It" debates we generated a few years ago about the best young receiver in the NFC North. (Hint: It wasn't Young.) It also op…
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  • Bob Wojnowski: Addition by subtraction can take struggling Lion…

    Bob Wojnowski: Addition by subtraction can take struggling Lions only so far

    detnews.com Feb 5, 2013
    Titus Young is gone, another wasted pick, another symbol of poor decision-making. The Lions didn't have much choice after all Young's tantrums, but once again, it's a forward step that obscures a backward step. And it doesn't get the…
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