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Lewand says Lions have “nucleus of a perennial championship contender”Updated Jan 7 Share TweetThe Lions plunged from 10-6 to 4-12 in one season, but the powers-that-be see the glass as 25-percent full. “We still have a lot of confidence in our young players - Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson with a record year - guys who can form the nucleusSource: profootballtalk.com
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
2013 NFL draft -- Zach Ertz of Stanford Cardinal enters NFL draftJan 7Stanford's offense will be without one if its premier playmakers after tight end Zach Ertz announced Monday he'll enter the 2013 NFL draft.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …