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Schwartz: Critics of Lions’ D don’t know what they’re talking a…

Schwartz: Critics of Lions’ D don’t know what they’re talking about

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
Lions coach Jim Schwartz says he has no plans to change the alignment he uses on Detroit’s defensive line. And he says people who attribute the Lions’ rough season to that alignment are ignorant. Schwartz told reporters today that he will not consider
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  • Terry Foster: Draft prospect Te'o is a distraction the Lions ca…

    Terry Foster: Draft prospect Te'o is a distraction the Lions cannot afford

    detnews.com Jan 21, 2013
    Manti Te'o is not only hot news, but he's also in a hot mess, which brings me to my main point: Even if Te'o slips to the third round of this spring's NFL draft, the Lions should pass on him.
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  • Ndamukong Suh headed to Hawaii

    Ndamukong Suh headed to Hawaii

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh might have ended up in Hawaii anyway, but it became official last night when the 49ers advanced to the Super Bowl. Suh will replace Justin Smith of the 49ers in the Pro Bowl. Even if Atlanta had won, Smith’s partiall
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Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag: Diversity efforts need refining

    Jan 21
    The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
  • Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowl

    Jan 21
    ATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…