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Cliff Avril Willing To Holdout If Franchised

Update: Chris McCosky of the Detroit News caught up to Avril at a fanfest and asked him about the reports that he may holdout if he tagged by the Lions. "The thing is, I wanted a deal last...

Free Agent CB Cortland Finnegan Headed For The Open Market

Update: Tony Softli, writer for 101 Espn, also feels that the Rams will try to lure CB Finnegan, should he reach the market. New HC Jeff Fisher is known for expecting tough, physical play from...

Raiders CB Stanford Routt Still Out Visiting

Update: Jason LaCanfora tweets that CB Routt returns Wednesday for a second day of talks with the Chiefs.   Routt will hit the trail again and meet with the Bengals on Friday. Meanwhile, John McClain of the...

Lions Forced To Renegotiate Calvin Johnson’s Contract?

  Detroit Lions have made it known that they intend to discuss a long-term contract extension with WR Calvin Johnson, and rightfully so. Johnson put up some ridiculous numbers in 2011 and was one of the...

Detroit Lions Rumors: Mikel Leshoure, Jahvid Best, Free Agents

Mikel Leshoure Dave Brikett of the Detroit Free Press writes that Lions RB Mikel Leshoure is entering the "final stages" of his rehab after tearing his Achilles tendon last season. Leshoure had been rehabbing in Arizona but has recently relocated to Detroit where he's doing...

Lions Plan On Re-signing QB Shaun Hill

Dave Brikett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Detroit Lions have already told Shaun Hill that they intend to re-sign him during the offseason and apparently, Hill would like to remain in Detroit. Brikett even mentions that Hill...

Lions Have Interest In Titans CB Cortland Finnegan?

Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports that a league source has mentioned that the Detroit Lions “could” have interest in signing Titans CB Cortland Finnegan. Monarrez also lists the Rams, Cowboys, Raiders, 49ers, Buccanners and Jaguars as other possibilities. Monarrez's...

Bears Most Capflexible Team in the NFC North

According to ESPN's Kevin Seifert the Bears have the most cap room going into the 2012 league year. The relatively new CBA will probably set the cap at 120 million dollars per team. According...

Eagles Options At Middle Linebacker

  Sheil Kapadia of Philly.com assess the Eagles options at middle linebacker during free agency. Kapadia mentions that last year’s five-man rotation that consisted of Jamar Chaney, Brian Rolle, Akeem Jordan, Casey Matthews and Keenan Clayton needs to be upgraded and replaced by a guy that can...

Lions release Cody Brown

I can't think of too many examples of this happening. Dave Birketton Twitter reports that the Lions released Linebacker Cody Brown because he never reported after being claimed from the Jets.

Lions “Won’t Have Much Cap Room” For Free Agency

Dave Brikett of the Detroit Free Press writes that the Lions "won't have much cap room" during free agency which could create an issue for some of the roster moves that they would like...

Calvin Johnson In Line For A Record Contract?

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald signed a record setting deal last season that will keep him with the team for next eight years for $120 million. Fitzgerald's staggering deal opens the door for other play-makers like Calvin Johnson who...

Eagles Interested In Lions MLB Stephen Tulloch?

The Philadelphia Daily News specifically mentions Lion's MLB Stephen Tulloch as a likely target for Eagles during the offseason. There's no question that the Eagles will need to improve their inside linebackers in the coming...

Cliff Avril Intends To Leverage His Situation

The Lions have made it known that their top priority for the offseason is to lockup DE Cliff Avril but he apparently isn't willing to commit to the idea. Avril does mention that he...