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Pros and cons for top Detroit Lions draft prospects
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With so much mystery around what first-year general manager Bob Quinn will do in this week's NFL draft, here are 10 players who could interest the Detroit Lions with the 16th pick and reasons for and against taking them. OT Jack Conklin, Michigan State

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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Detroit Lions 7-Round Mock Could Help Team Back Into …
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The Detroit Lions seem to be on the cusp of either taking that next crucial step into becoming a perennial contender or falling back down into the doldrums of the NFL. They finished 2015 on a 6-2 tear which saw their offense find new life under …

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O'HARA'S MOCK 16: Final edition
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This is my set-in-stone projection for which player Bob Quinn will take with his first pick as general manager of the Detroit Lions. The Lions have the 16th pick overall, and a solid case can be made for a number of scenarios. Use the pick to help the …

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Detroit Lions' Marvin Jones sees chance for 'prolific' offense
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Detroit Lions receiver Marvin Jones says he sees some promise on offense after just a week of working out with his new teammates. “It's definitely complex in terms of the things that are thrown at us,” Jones said today. “But it's good. You can tell …

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Detroit Lions' Tahir Whitehead ready to be the man in the middle
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Tahir Whitehead said Tuesday he felt like Detroit is his second home, and now he'll get a good chance to really settle in when he goes through the off-season as the Lions' putative starter at middle linebacker. Whitehead has played in the middle and on …

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Could DT depth push Sheldon Rankins to Detroit Lions?
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Sheldon Rankins is widely considered the best interior pass rusher in this year's NFL draft. He's a clean prospect with no off-field concerns, and despite being undersized at just 6-feet-1, he dominated the Senior Bowl. Most years, that would be enough …

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From which colleges have the Detroit Lions drafted the most players?
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and San Diego State to Washington, the Detroit Lions literally have drafted players from all corners of this fine country. They've sourced their players from all the usual suspects — the Alabamas and Ohio States of the world. But they've tapped …

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Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate reflects on his 'letdown' of a draft day
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Tate won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks in his fourth season, then signed a five-year, $31-million contract with the Detroit Lions in 2014. He led the team in receptions the last two years, and his 90 catches last season are 31 more than Benn had his …

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Detroit Lions announce preseason schedule
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No big surprises for the Detroit Lions when the NFL released the preseason schedule on Thursday. The Lions, entering their third season with coach Jim Caldwell, open the preseason at Pittsburgh the weekend of Aug. 11-15. It will be the first time they …

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Detroit Lions draft preview: Adding to offensive line is key
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FILE – In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell walks on the field before the team's NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Detroit. The Lions have the 16th pick in the first round in next week's NFL draft in Chicago.

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Report: Eliot Wolf was Detroit Lions 'first choice' for GM
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According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Lions had pegged Green Bay Packers' executive Eliot Wolf as their top choice and wanted to speak with him about the job. The problem? Detroit was denied the chance to interview Wolf by the …

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