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Darrius Heyward-Bey thinks he’d be a good fit in the Lions’ off…

Darrius Heyward-Bey thinks he’d be a good fit in the Lions’ offense

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
Free agent receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey visited the Lions today, and he said afterward that he thinks Detroit could be the right place for him this season. Heyward-Bey told Anwar S. Richardson of MLive.com that he thinks the Lions have a dangerous offen…
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  • Lions safety arrested after dispute over child support

    Lions safety arrested after dispute over child support

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    “Lions player arrested” headlines were so last offseason. Except when they’re not. Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday in Connecticut after a dispute with his girlfriend over child support, according to a report in the Middletown Press.
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  • Chris McCosky: If Lions' Reggie Bush doesn't take away signific…

    Chris McCosky: If Lions' Reggie Bush doesn't take away significant time from Leshoure, Bell, something's wrong

    detnews.com Mar 27, 2013
    I sat at the breakfast table last week in Phoenix, listening to Lions coach Jim Schwartz talk about how running backs Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell will still have roles in the offense.
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  • Cowboys to sign Durant, Allen, sources say

    Cowboys to sign Durant, Allen, sources say

    ESPN.com Mar 27, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys agreed to a two-year contract with former Detroit Lions linebacker Justin Durant that will be signed once the team creates more cap space, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Suh gets bounced from diving competition

    Suh gets bounced from diving competition

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27, 2013
    One of the more bizarre and inherently unsafe reality competitions involves celebrities diving into a pool. Fortunately for the Lions, they won’t have to spend much more time worrying about the health of one of their star players. According to SportsBus
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: So-so pro day may not help Matt Barkley's draft prospects

    Mar 27
    LOS ANGELES -- Matt Barkley said he had nothing to prove Wednesday afternoon following his first workout for NFL teams. If that's the case the former USC star succeeded, because he failed to prove to the roughly 50 coaches and scouts in attendance that …
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    Mar 27
    After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…