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Virginia Union offensive tackle David Mims has worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions and the Baltimore Ravens, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

Over the past 20 years, 24 defensive linemen have been taken with top-five picks — with extremely mixed results. For every Julius Peppers (drafted No. 2 in 2002) and Ndamukong Suh (drafted No. 2 in 2010), there are busts like Dewayne Robertson (No. 4, 2003), Courtney Brown (No. 1, 2000) and Steve Emtman (No. 1, 1992).

Most NFL fans can remember how horrible of a CEO / GM, that Matt Millen was. He basically made the Detroit Lions the NFL equivalent of what the Pittsburgh Pirates are today.

Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford, on the mend from surgery on his throwing shoulder, looked free and easy while taking part in a quarterback challenge at Georgia’s spring game Saturday.

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