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The Silverdome Has Been Abandoned To The Elements
deadspin.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
The Silverdome hasn't hosted the Lions since 2001. The city of Pontiac auctioned it off in 2009 to the highest bidder. The highest bid was $550,000. "It was a bit surprising," the new owner said. "There were really very few bids." More »Share Tweet
The Lions may have been better off with the second-round pick they used on receiver Titus Young by simply saying, “Pass.” Young, who was exiled from the team via an injured reserve designation after lining up “multiple times” in the wrong place duShare TweetThe Lions have inked a new defensive assistant, as the team has hired former Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn has agreed to join the Detroit Lions’ coaching staff as a defensive assisShare Tweet