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The Raiders and Lions pick third, and fifth, respectively in this year’s draft. But they’ll get the first up-close look at some of the top prospects at the Senior Bowl. While the “honor” of coaching in Mobile, Ala., usually falls to the teams at t
Presuming a defensive overhaul for LionsUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetWe noted earlier that Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admitted he was wrong to count on tailback Jahvid Best to play this season. But that was just one of several acknowledgments and candid comments Mayhew made during an interview session wi…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: You can go ahead and put running back near the top of the Detroit Lions' offseason shopping list. Again. Lions general manager Martin Mayhew gave a candid interview Wednesday night to local reporters, admitting that "…Source: ESPN.com
John Niyo: Lions brass needs to fix what's ailing team -- and do it quicklyUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetIf they don't, Martin Mayhew, who was promoted from within after Matt Millen was fired as GM in September 2008 and then retained after that winless season, knows he may not get another opportunity beyond 2013.Source: detnews.com
Terry Foster: Lions coach Jim Schwartz shouldn't be the scapegoatUpdated Jan 3 Share TweetThe biggest problem with the Lions is not Schwartz. The organization got fat and lazy after going 10-6 in 2011. It believed it had arrived. There were a bunch of victories based on smoke and mirrors.Source: detnews.com
Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversaryJan 3As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card RoundJan 3With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources sayJan 3In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previewsJan 3One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews