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Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5:00 AM - Permalink
Trae Waynes, the son of two former tracksters, is a pure press corner with explosive quickness. He's the only player to run a faster 40-yard dash than Slay in the past three combines, at a smoking 4.31 seconds. That time solidified his place atop this cornerback class...
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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 5:03 AM - Permalink
There aren't many defensive tackles built like Phillips, who measures 6-foot-5, 330 pounds with arms nearly 35-inches long. But questions about his durability and motor make him a risky choice in round one...
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Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2:18 PM - Permalink
The Lions have hosted five kick returners for pre-draft visits, including Lockett...
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Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:30 AM - Permalink
William & Mary receiver Tre McBride is the fifth return man the Lions have hosted at the team's facility leading up to the draft...
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Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:43 AM - Permalink
Johnson is on the lean side, but he plays with impressive balance and technique which often puts him in position to make plays...
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Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:00 AM - Permalink
Returned for senior season and led country with a stunning 2,587 yards. That was 551 yards more than any other back, and just 41 shy of Barry Sanders' all-time record...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 12:18 PM - Permalink
Murphy is a smaller back (5-foot-8, 193 pounds) who put up some big numbers for Missouri, particularly as a return man. He scored seven special teams touchdowns during his college career...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11:56 AM - Permalink
If D.J. Humphries were to fall all the way to 23, it's hard to envision a scenario in which the Detroit Lions don't take the Florida offensive lineman...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:11 AM - Permalink
The Lions the Lions shook down Tampa Bay for a fifth-round pick as Johnson was walking out the door, and the Lions front office deserves credit for pulling it off...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:03 AM - Permalink
After a rookie campaign that saw him catch 25 passes for 248 yards, what should reasonably be expected of Ebron in year two as he becomes the third option in Detroit's passing attack...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 4:47 PM - Permalink
The Lions have hosted some of the country's most promising return men during the draft process, including the No. 1 kick returner in UAB's J.J. Nelson. And now they've hosted the No. 1 punt returner in Kansas State's Tyler Lockett...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:38 PM - Permalink
In a swap of draft picks, the Lions were able to move up 63 spots as part of the trade that sent defensive end George Johnson to the Bucs...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 11:16 AM - Permalink
Johnson, the Hurricane's all-time leading rusher, was also a successful kick returner at Miami...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:55 AM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions have decided to trade George Johnson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rather than try to meet the terms of their offer sheet, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The teams will swap late-round picks to complete the deal...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:56 AM - Permalink
Todd Gurley or Melvin Gordon, if available at pick No. 23, could be the highest-rated player on Detroit's draft board...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:00 AM - Permalink
Erving arrived at Florida State as a defensive tackle. He began last season at the high-stakes left tackle position, then moved to center in November. And he was good enough to be named all-ACC at both positions...
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions tried to put its kicker follies behind them for good by handing Matt Prater a three-year, $9 million deal this offseason. But that hasn't kept them from doing their due diligence for the draft anyway...
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:42 AM - Permalink
A Division-III standout, Marpet is no longer a secret. After an impressive showing at the combine and Senior Bowl, talent evaluators are confident the Hobart product will be able to successful handle the jump to the NFL...
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 12:03 AM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions have been kicking the tires on some first-round receiver prospects, and NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah gets the temptation. Especially with Central Florida speedster Breshad Perriman. But Jeremiah is also advising Detroit, which holds the 23rd overall pick, not to go that...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 5:01 PM - Permalink
He has a strong desire to play in the NFL, again. And he'd like to play for the Detroit Lions...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 4:17 PM - Permalink
Clay, a junior college transfer, scored four special teams touchdowns in his one season at Utah...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 4:02 PM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions are disputing Tampa Bay's offer sheet for defensive end George Johnson. The case is now headed to an independent arbitrator, and a ruling is expected in the next 10 days...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:59 PM - Permalink
Williams is a Division II prospect who was not invited to the combine, but has planted himself on the radar of several teams after turning in an explosive pro day. That includes a blazing 6.55-second time in the three-cone drill, which would have been the top overall time at the combine regardless...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 8:46 AM - Permalink
In addition to being a highly productive receiver at Kansas State, Lockett found the end zone six times as a return man during his college career...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 5:00 AM - Permalink
The Detroit Lions are on the hunt for a new tailback, and say they are open to all types. Speed. Power. Hybrid. Whatever. Just not a domestic abuser...
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