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Why did Quinn choose to address run game via draft?

The NFL draft has concluded, and the Detroit Lions are now busy lining up some undrafted free-agent signings. General manager Bob Quinn spoke to the media Saturday night at the conclusion of the draft. Here are the key questions to come out of that session: How much of a priority was improving the run game with some of the moves ...

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A CLOSER LOOK: Safety Tracy Walker

Safety Tracy Walker, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns. Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 206. Pick: 3rd round, 82nd overall Workout results: From the Combine – 4.52 in the 40, 14 reps in the bench press, 33-inch vertical jump and 9 feet, 7 inches in the standing broad jump. Bio/stats: A redshirt in 2013 as a true freshman, Walker made his presence felt immediately in 2014 by playing in all 13 games ...

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NBA Playoffs Get Interesting « Detroit News Watch

Toronto Raptors vs. Washington WizardsFriday, April 27, 2018, 7:00 pm ET WASHINGTON -1.5 The home team has won and covered all five games in this series, but the boost of a healthy John Wall for Washington still isn’t being factored in enough here. In two of the three games at Toronto, the Wizards were equal or capable of winning. In ...

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Shaquem Griffin Expects To Cry ‘Immediately” If Selected In NFL Draft « Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local) – Last month, an unlikely star emerged at the NFL Scouting Combine, and soon he could be joining an NFL team. With a prosthetic hand, Shaquem Griffin wowed scouts by bench pressing 225 pounds 20 times, and running the fastest 40-yard dash of any linebacker in more than a decade. The performance helped boost his popularity, gaining the attention ...

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10 prospects who could interest Lions on Day 2

The first 32 selections of the NFL draft are in the books, but things are far from over, as general manager Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions get ready for today’s second and third rounds. The Lions own the 19th pick in the second round (51 overall) and the 18th pick in the third round (82). “The board looks good,” ...

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