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Breaking Down the Lions Tenders

The Lions made a few moves on Thursday that offer a glimpse into their plans for the 2011 offseason whenever it begins.  As many fans know, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding free agency in 2011 because nobody knows what the rules will be until a new CBA is signed.  Free agency is broken […]

2010 Season Breakdown: Linebackers

During the 2009 offseason the Lions overhauled their linebacking corps by adding five-time Pro Bowler Julian Peterson, Detroit native Larry Foote and drafting DeAndre Levy and Zack Follett.  Throw in incumbentErnie Sims and the Lions appeared to have rebuilt that position for the next few years.  Two years later Levy is the only player expected […]

Two Lions fined for hits in the Jets game

Lions ORG Stephen Peterman and LB Julian Peterson have been fined by the NFL for hits in the Week Nine loss to the Jets. Peterman was fined $10,000 for two chop-block penalties. Peterman will appeal the fine. Peterson was fined $7,500 for a late hit on Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson and will not appeal. “It’s […]

Lions Want More from Julian Peterson

The Detroit News says that the team needs more from linebacker Julian Peterson: Julian Peterson practiced as the Lions’ starting strong-side linebacker Wednesday. Today, he’ll practice as a defensive end, in what is now a weekly routine for the five-time Pro Bowler. One man, two jobs. On Sunday, he’ll be a little of both, shuffling […]

Curry No Longer on the Radar?

Now that the Lions have made a trade for Julian Peterson, does that mean that Wake Forest linebacker Aaron Curry is no longer the guy that the Lions would take at number 1? It appears that could be the case and that the Lions will now look for a quarterback, or a lineman as their […]

Lions Talking to Seattle About a Deal for LB Peterson

The Lions and Seahawks, two teams that are thinking about the future, are talking trade. Sources say that the Lions are looking to send defensive tackle Cory Redding to Seattle in exchange for Pro Bowl linebacker Julian Peterson. As is usually the case, the Lions are not talking about the possible deal. Lions spokesman Bill […]