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Lions may want Rams to make the first move

Lions may want Rams to make the first move

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 17
It’s no secret that the Lions have interest in receiver Sammy Watkins. Either they’ve been sloppy in concealing their desire to draft Watkins or they’re setting up a smokescreen. Or maybe they want their interest to be known so that a team with a top-fi…
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  • Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find tru…

    Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find true love

    yahoo.com Apr 17
    It is hard being single and searching for the perfect companion. Your so-called friends try to set you up on dates with people who are only attractive to those with their eyes closed. Speed dating is the easiest way to condense a year of letdowns into a…
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  • Time to find the next big-play safety

    Time to find the next big-play safety

    ESPN.com Apr 17
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Pick after pick crawled across the bottom of television screens last April 25, 26 and 27 and those wondering when the Green Bay Packers would draft a safety got their answer when the 254th -- and final -- pick in the 2013 NFL draft wa…
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  • Video - Which team will win the NFC? 04:09

    Which team will win the NFC?

    Apr 17
    Dave Dameshek unveils the six NFC teams that he expects in the postseason and explains why one team will have the one seed, but another will go to the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Should the Detroit Lions trade up to draft defensive end Jadeveon Clowney or wide receiver Sammy Watkins? 02:10

    Should the Detroit Lions trade up to draft defensive end Jadeveon Clowney or wide receiver Sammy Watkins?

    Apr 17
    Does it make sense for the Detroit Lions to trade up for a shot at defensive end Jadeveon Clowney or wide receiver Sammy Watkins? LaDainian Tomlinson and Jamie Dukes offer their thoughts.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Eric Decker & Golden Tate 00:39

    Inside The Huddle: Eric Decker & Golden Tate

    Apr 17
    John Clayton reveals that while the Jets' Eric Decker is the highest-paid free-agent wide receiver, the Lions' Golden Tate may be in a better statistical position.
  • Video - Will the Detroit Lions trade up to draft defensive end Jadeveon Clowney? 01:47

    Will the Detroit Lions trade up to draft defensive end Jadeveon Clowney?

    Apr 17
    Jadeveon Clowney traveled to the Motor City on Wednesday to visit the Detroit Lions. Is there any chance the Lions trade up to draft the highly touted defensive end?

Sports Columnists

  • Ndamukong Suh's absence bad sign for Detroit Lions

    Apr 17
    Ndamukong Suh's absence from voluntary workouts is a bigger deal than the Lions are making it out to be, writes Jeffri Chadiha.