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11. Detroit Lions (NFC)

Mike Tice plucked offensive coordinator Scott Linehan from the college ranks to run his offense in Minnesota and find a way to better feature Randy Moss. Calvin Johnson fills the Moss role in the Lions’ offense, and Linehan desires to air the ball out to him often.

 

Best Bar: Nemo’s

Total TVs: Unknown

Best looking item on menu: Salmon Burger

 

 

After participating in players-only workouts last week with his Detroit Lions teammates, quarterback Matthew Stafford returned to his native Dallas. I saw him while working out the other day at a local school … and I barely recognized him.

 

 

Jack Williams hasn’t played a meaningful NFL down since his November 2009 debut as a Lion. So when talk turns to the team’s secondary, he’s usually the forgotten man.

It’s understandable, even to Williams.

 

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Topics: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Jack Williams, Matthew Stafford

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