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Still, it seemed as though just about every sports fan I bumped into wanted to talk about the Lions and their firstround pick at last week’s NFL Draft, namely defensive tackle Nick Fairley.

Ndamukong Suh, the former Grant High School star with the Detroit Lions, has a new Chrysler commercial airing this week that prominently features Portland.

It’s titled “Homecoming,” and plays up the values of hard work and humble beginnings.

Edwards said he doesn’t want to sign with a rebuilding team, but he indicated he wouldn’t mind going to a team on the rise. He mentioned the Detroit Lions, saying he’d form a deadly tandem with Calvin Johnson. He grew up near Detroit and starred at Michigan. Thing is, the Lions drafted Boise State’s Titus Young in the second round.

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