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Stafford says he doesn’t want his contract to kill the Lions’ c…

Stafford says he doesn’t want his contract to kill the Lions’ cap

profootballtalk.com detnews.com Updated Apr 16, 2013
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is expected to sign a long-term contract extension soon, but Stafford says no one should expect it to break any records. In fact, Stafford says he wants to be mindful that under the NFL’s salary cap, every dollar the L
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  • On the Lions' need for immediate impact

    On the Lions' need for immediate impact

    ESPN.com detnews.com Apr 16, 2013
    The Detroit Lions bottomed out and had desperate needs at nearly every position in 2009 when, with the draft's No. 20 overall pick, they selected ... a tight end. No one doubted the skills and potential of the Lions' choice, Oklahoma State's Brandon Pet…
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  • Oregon star Dion Jordan among pack of Lions visitors Tuesday

    Oregon star Dion Jordan among pack of Lions visitors Tuesday

    detnews.com Apr 16, 2013
    Among the four pre-draft visitors is Oregon's Dion Jordan, a hybrid linebacker / defensive end that most pundits are projecting as a top-10 pick in the 2013 draft.
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  • Titus Young apologizes to Lions fans, then deletes it

    Titus Young apologizes to Lions fans, then deletes it

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16, 2013
    Before the Lions released him early this year, wide receiver Titus Young took to Twitter on a couple of different occasions to complain about his role on the team and the fact that the Lions wouldn’t cut him loose to find work elsewhere. Those were a fe
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Sports Columnists

  • Marcus Smart will return to Oklahoma State Cowboys, source says

    Apr 16
    Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart, projected as an NBA lottery pick, will return to school for his sophomore season, a source confirmed Tuesday.
  • Peter King: Even in wake of tragedy, we can't change who we are; mail

    Apr 16
    Monday, and Boston, struck us all in different ways. I thought of the nearly three years my wife and I called Boston home, of the sights and local businesses we frequented in the area, and the people that worked there. The Marathon Sports store, at the …
  • ESPN.com picks: 2012-13 Most Valuable Player

    Apr 16
    Our NBA experts cast their votes for 2012-13 Most Valuable Player.
  • ESPN.com picks: 2012-13 Most Valuable Player

    Apr 16
    Our NBA experts cast their votes for 2012-13 Most Valuable Player.