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In the race to end their NFL-worst 11-year non-playoff streaks, the Detroit Lions appear to have a significant lead over Buffalo.


Barry Sanders wore a bemused expression on his face during Saturday’s annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Sports Breakfast.

It was the same somewhat surprised, slightly touched look Sanders had displayed just a night before in front of a packed house of NFL football fans at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as he announced the Detroit Lions’ second-round pick.



Detroit Lions: The Lions needed help on the offensive line and the secondary, and added another first-round defensive tackle, Nick Fairley, with the No. 13 pick. On paper, pairing Fairley with Ndamukong Suh on the defensive line seems scary for opposing QBs.

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