Scanning the Savanna

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The Lions seem to be a sexy sleeper pick to take the next step and make the playoffs whenever the 2011 season starts but a couple of questions linger.  The addition of a stud, shutdown corner like Asomugha would certainly answer one question with an exclamation point.


However, there are other franchises where attempts to return to success have taken much longer. The most notable case may be the Detroit Lions, who became the first NFL team ever to go 0-16 in 2008. They fired president and general manager Matt Millen midway through that season and axed head coach Rod Marinelli at the end of the year, along with most of his assistants.


Former Detroit Lions Lomas Brown and Eddie Murray held their first set of football camps in Flint for kids ages 12-17 on the venue’s AstroTurf.


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