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Lions G.M. doesn’t rule out return for Vanden Bosch or Peterman Updated Feb 8, 2013
Detroit Lions defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and guard Stephen Peterman became cap casualties earlier this week as the team elected to release the pair or veterans. Both Vanden Bosch and Peterman were scheduled to earn roster bonuses in March and the t…
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  • Lions Don’t Plan On Using Franchise Tag, Feel Good About Avril Feb 8, 2013
    While the Lions have done roster shuffling this past week, GM Martin Mayhew doesn’t seem to worried about losing Cliff Avril in free agency starting in March. Mayhew says he does not plan on having to use the franchise tag during the free agency period
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  • Calvin Johnson as 'Eggatron' Feb 8, 2013
    During a trip to ESPN headquarters in Bristol last year, we watched Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson catch and hold on to more than a dozen footballs. In yet another example of his unique skills, this year Johnson caught eggs thrown at him by ESPN …
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  • BBAO: Lions planning active free agency Feb 8, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made a mildly surprising projection Thursday: The Lions will be an active player in the free agent market this offseason. I think we would all agree the Lions need help at more p…
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