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Goodell said Thursday he leans on the Ford family, which owns the Detroit Lions, to draw on their labor relations experience in the automobile industry.

I don’t have any doubt the Lions will be fun and interesting to watch in 2011. Are they playoff bound? It’s a difficult question to address ahead of free agency, and some of you are a bit leery at this point.

A poll by ESPN shows the Detroit Lions as the overwhelming choice of fans, but several of their players have said no thanks.

“It’s definitely a cool show to watch during camp — everybody tries to get back to the hotel on Sundays to watch it,” defensive lineman Cliff Avril told “But I don’t know if I want to be the guy they’re talking bad about upstairs.”

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  • Fernando Soethe

    I doubt mayhew will acept hard knocks…

    • Zac Snyder

      Schwartz said they wouldn’t do it when asked by the media last year, I doubt that has changed since then