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LaRon Landry slated to make several visits

LaRon Landry slated to make several visits

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 12, 2013
The Colts are the first club safety LaRon Landry will visit in free agency. According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, Landry could also visit the Cardinals, Lions and 49ers. Arizona, Detroit and San Francisco all seem logical suitors for Landry if he d
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  • Titans close to deal with Sammie Lee HIll

    Titans close to deal with Sammie Lee HIll

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    The Titans have been among the most active teams on the first day of free agency, and they’re not finished. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, the Titans are expected to finalize a deal for Lions defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill when he visits t
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  • Louis Delmas visiting the Rams

    Louis Delmas visiting the Rams

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    With the Lions exploring their options at safety, Lions safety Louis Delmas is exploring his options at, um, team. Delmas will visit the Rams on Tuesday night, per a source with knowledge of the situation. A second-round pick in 2009, Delmas has been a …
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  • Glover Quin to visit Lions

    Glover Quin to visit Lions

    It’s still up in the air whether the Lions will be bringing safety Louis Delmas back for another season, but that’s not stopping them from looking at other options. According to multiple reports, safety Glover Quin will visit the Lions in the coming d
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  • Colts aggressive on first day, Cherilus agrees to deal

    Colts aggressive on first day, Cherilus agrees to deal

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    The Colts were one of the surprise teams on 2012, and they’re one of the most aggressive so far in 2013. According to multiple reports, the Colts have agreed to a deal with Lions tackle Gosder Cherilus, and are visiting with safety LaRon Landry. They’
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  • Lions eyeing Reggie Bush, Jason Jones

    Lions eyeing Reggie Bush, Jason Jones

    Here's what I can tell you about the busy-bee Detroit Lions in the opening minutes of free agency: As expected, running back Reggie Bush is headed to Detroit for a visit, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. I think there's a pretty good chance Bush will …
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  • Lions keep Kassim Osgood

    Lions keep Kassim Osgood

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    Special teams coverage specialist Kassim Osgood is staying in Detroit. Osgood, who has made three Pro Bowls as a special teamer, agreed to a new deal with the Lions today, a league source tells PFT. Although he’s listed as a wide receiver, Osgood didn”
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  • Lions place second-round tender on Willie Young

    Lions place second-round tender on Willie Young

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    The Lions could have a vastly different look at defensive end next season. Detroit released veteran end Kyle Vanden Bosch earlier in the offseason, and Cliff Avril and Lawrence Jackson are slated to become unrestricted free agents. However, you can just…
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  • Jason Hanson wants to keep kicking

    Jason Hanson wants to keep kicking

    profootballtalk.com Mar 12, 2013
    If the Lions still want Jason Hanson, they have their chance. The veteran kicker, who will turn 43 this summer, has decided he wants to play again this year, according to USA Today‘s Mike Garafolo. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent at 4 p.m. He went
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  • Video - 2012: Best of Matthew Stafford 01:28

    2012: Best of Matthew Stafford

    Mar 12
    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford put up another impressive season with 4,967 passing yards, 20 passing TDs and four more on the ground. Check out the best moments from the gunslinger's 2012 campaign.

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