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Marcus McNeill schedules visits with Chiefs and Falcons

Marcus McNeill schedules visits with Chiefs and Falcons Updated Mar 16, 2012
Free agent offensive tackle Marcus McNeill spent Friday at Lions headquarters. He spoke to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press just after the meeting. “I can tell you that Detroit made a very good impression on me just off the bat,” said McNeill,
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  • Jets add former Lions backup QB Stanton

    Jets add former Lions backup QB Stanton Mar 16, 2012
    The Jets have signed Lions backup Drew Stanton for one year and $1.25 million.
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  • At moment, Lions have one QB on roster

    At moment, Lions have one QB on roster Mar 16, 2012
    Drew Stanton's expected departure at least temporarily leaves the Detroit Lions with one quarterback on their roster. Stanton, who spent his Lions career as the No. 3 quarterback, confirmed via Twitter that he had agreed to terms with the New York Jets.…
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  • Friday Free Agency Update

    Friday Free Agency Update Mar 16, 2012
    Per Anwar Richardson on Twitter, Jacob Lacey has listed the Lions as “front runners.” No new news on the Stephen Tulloch front, his contract demands are believed to be in the $6 million a year range for five or six years.  For a 27 year old key defen
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: What's next in Saints' bounty saga?

    Mar 16
    While the NFL's busy free-agent signing period and Peyton Manning's Magical Mystery Tour continue to dominate the headlines this week, still looming in the background is the pending outcome of the Saints' bounty scandal. League commissioner Roger Goodel…
  • Clayton: Free-agency winners, losers

    Mar 16
    The Buccaneers showed much-needed aggression, but the Dolphins once again failed to land the big fish, John Clayton writes.
  • Jim Trotter: NFL remaining hands off in union's investigation of bounty sc…

    Mar 16
    In a letter sent to the NFL Players Association on Wednesday, the NFL said it would neither facilitate the union's investigation into the bounty scandal involving the New Orleans Saints, nor delay discipline against players, coaches and management alleg…