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The Detroit Lions have long been a pigskin piñata. Who didn’t love taking swings at their soft, defeat-filled underbelly after every stupid move they made?

Their long-term lack of success made it easy. Some Detroit fans reveled in the treatment, hoping the humiliation would someday cause the Lions to turn over a new leaf.

Well, consider that leaf turned … and not just because Detroit landed a stellar draft class last month.

“This has probably been the best-organized and well-attended player-led workouts of anybody,” defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch said between workouts.

Offensive guard Rob Sims agreed.

To a man, everyone at the Detroit Lions player-organized practice was anxious to get beyond the NFL’s labor problems and get get back to business as usual. It’s a litle different for Matthew Stafford, though.

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