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Cliff Avril & Lions At An Impasse Regarding A Long-Term Contract?

Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press writes that the Lions are at an "impasse" with DE Cliff Avril regarding a long-term contract extension. The Lions placed their franchise tag on him back in March, but Avril has made it more...

Lions Sticking With Nate Burleson Despite The Addition Of Ryan Broyles

According to Anwar S. Richardson of MLive.com, Lions WR Nate Burleson is not in jeopardy of losing his starting position, despite the recent addition of second-round pick Ryan Broyles. In fact, Burleson is on board with the team's overall strategy...

Three Teams Already Checking In On Recently Released CB Drew Coleman

Rich Cimini tweets that the New York Jets have expressed "preliminary" interest in recently released CB Drew Coleman. Both the Lions and Titans have shown interest in Coleman as well. He actually played for the Jets back in 2010,...

RB Ryan Grant Considering Offer From Lions?

Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin reports that RB Ryan Grant "is now considering an offer from the Packers' NFC North Division rival Detroit Lions," this is according to Grant's agent Alan Herman. Some felt that the...

Jahvid Best Will Be Cleared For Contact In June

Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned that RB Jahvid Best will be cleared to return to football activities and more specifically contact drills. “He’s been doing everything in the offseason program and we expect he’ll be cleared sometime...

Lions WR Ryan Broyles Could Start 2012 On PUP

Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned that second-round pick Ryan Broyles, who was taken 54th overall, could begin the year on the PUP list. "He's a possible PUP guy, but I think at some point during...

NFL Draft Rumors: Sunday Running List

49ers 49ers fourth-round pick Joe Looney is expected to start at right guard. (Lowell Cohn) Bears Bears GM Phil Emery mentioned that they could end up with six cornerbacks on the 53-man roster.  (Mark Potash) Bills The Bills are...

Detroit Lions DB Jonte Green To Be In Mix For Starting Spot

Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com writes that CB Jonte Green, drafted in the sixth round from New Mexico State, will be one of the players competing for a starting job opposite Chris Houston. “We liked his combination...

Report: Boise State QB Kellen Moore Will Sign With The Lions

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Boise State QB Kellen Moore will be signing with the Detroit Lions after going undrafted. Moore's only visit was with the New Orleans Saints who choose to pass on him...

Lots Of Interesting In CB Janoris Jenkins

Jason La Canfora tweets that CB Janoris Jenkins is "very hot right now" and believes that the Ravens could end up trading their No. 35 overall pick to a team that's looking to move up...

NFL News & Notes: Friday

Bengals DE Antwan Odom (wrist) is reportedly about a month away from a return. (Jason La Canfora) Dolphins Marc Colombo has decided to retire from the NFL. (Todd Archer) Giants Giants sign LS Zak DeOssie to a three-year, $3.45 million extension (Mike...

NFL News & Notes: Thursday

Bears  Bears signed former Buccaneers LB Geno Hayes. (Article) Buccaneers Mason Foster wound up working as the Buc's middle linebacker in this weeks' minicamp. Quincy Black saw some time at the position earlier in the week, but this...

Eagles Looking For A 3rd Rd Pick For CB Asante Samuel

ESPN's John Clayton mentioned that the Eagles are hoping to "get a 3rd-round pick" in return for CB Asante Samuel. Clayton does admit that  this could end being "one of those 2nd-day, 3rd-day draft-day trades." Clayton's...

NFL News & Notes: Wednesday

Bears Bears waived WR Max Komar. (Brad Biggs) LB Rocky McIntosh visited the Bears on Tuesday. (Jeff Dickerson) Bears recently brought in LB Geno Hayes for a workout  (Brad Biggs) Bills Bills GM Buddy Nix mentioned that Chris Hairston can...