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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 considerShare Tweet
Terry Foster: Draft prospect Te'o is a distraction the Lions cannot afforddetnews.com Jan 21, 2013Manti 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.Share Tweet
Ndamukong Suh headed to Hawaiiprofootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013Lions 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 partiallShare Tweet
Clayton's mailbag: Diversity efforts need refiningJan 21The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowlJan 21ATLANTA -- 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…