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Former Buccaneer Nece a Good Fit for the Lions?


Teams will be busy making moves today, and one move that is already being reported is a possible one for former Bucs LB Ryan Nece.  The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Nece, who was released Saturday during cutdowns, may find his way to the Motor City to play for former coordinator Rod Marnelli and the Lions.

The story states that Nece, who is quite familiar with the Lions version of their Cover 2 defense, would be a great fit for the team that needs some help with their LB core.  The Lions defense is looking more and more like the Bucs every day, as the team already boasts ex-Bucs Brian Kelly, Dewayne White, Dwight Smith, Chuck Darby and Kalvin Pearson.

Nece is a great character guy, as he has The Ryan Nece Foundation and was heavily involved in the community in Tampa Bay with charity events and what not.  The undrafted LB from UCLA has been with the team since 2002, and last season in 15 games had 12 tackles, coming off a much more productive 06 year where he had 65 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

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