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Detroit Lions draft long snapper Jimmy Landes
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But, man, this is a great surprise, just what an honor to be drafted as a long snapper and just so excited that the Detroit Lions and yeah, just ready for the journey that's ahead of me.” Muhlbach is still one of the best snappers in the league, but at …

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Windsor: Ex-UM QB Jake Rudock, now a Lion, already a proven commodity
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The Detroit Lions drafted the best quarterback in this year's NFL draft. Not the best prospect, but the best quarterback. Or could be, anyway. How do we know otherwise? Crazy? Actually, no, Jake Rudock can play. It just took him a few games to settle …

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Birkett: Lions GM Bob Quinn's NFL draft philosophy was to bulk up
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For everyone who spent months turning over rocks, trying to find out what type of team the Lions wanted to build under new general manager Bob Quinn, the man himself gave a pretty succinct answer in the just-concluded NFL draft. “The bigger the better …

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Internet reacts to Detroit Lions adding Baylor's Jay Lee as UDFA
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The Detroit Lions added productive Baylor wideout Jay Lee on Saturday, but didn't have to spend a draft pick to do so, signing him as an undrafted free agent. As a result, the internet quickly erupted with both shock (that Lee was even a UDFA in the …

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Red Lion grad to sign with Detroit Lions
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He redshirted in 2011 and appeared in nine games as a redshirt freshman the following year with three starts. At Red Lion, Zeller was a Class AAAA second-team all-state selection in 2010 as a senior. That year, he helped the Lions reach the District 3 …

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Detroit Lions draft quarterback Jake Rudock
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Lions general manager Bob Quinn told season ticket members earlier this offseason that it's “good football business” to draft a quarterback at least every other year, if not every year. "There's such a value in the position and nowadays in college …

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10 observations from Detroit Lions' 2016 draft
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The Lions used a sixth-round pick on Baylor long snapper Jimmy Landes, and you don't draft a long snapper, especially before the sixth round, if you don't anticipate them making the roster. Muhlbach has had an incredible run in Detroit, serving in his …

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Detroit Lions draft running back Dwayne Washington
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The Detroit Lions added to a crowded running back room Saturday with the selection of former Washington RB Dwayne Washington with their final pick of the draft. Washington played in nine games this past season, rushing for 282 yards on 47 carries and …

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UDFA tracker: Detroit Lions add 13; more UM, MSU players sign
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The Detroit Lions didn't draft a wide receiver for the second straight year, but they acted fast to sign one after the draft was done. The Lions have agreed to terms with Baylor receiver Jay Lee as an undrafted free agent. Lee caught 101 passes for 1 …

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Detroit Lions draft defensive tackle Anthony Zettel
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If there's a theme developing with Bob Quinn's first draft as Detroit Lions general manager, it's that he's very serious about improving the trenches on both sides of the football. “You win football games in the trenches and you've got to have big …

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Albom: Detroit Lions go big and, for now, that's smart
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Beefy. And that's the word I'd use. If you're trying to assess the Lions' 2016 draft — under new GM Bob Quinn — put it on a scale. Beefy. An offensive lineman first. A defensive lineman second. A center third. A strong safety whose nickname is “Killa …

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