Scanning the Savanna


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There is nothing in the dark for Quinn Pitcock to hide anymore. Not the anxiety that once drove him out of professional football, nor the video game addiction that once devoured his days.

Some coaches and players from local high school football teams that will play their season-opening games in the Big Day Prep Showdown series are set to visit a Detroit Lions training camp practice.

I hadn’t intended to revisit last Friday’s discussion of ESPN analyst Cris Carter’s ranking of NFL receivers, the one that left out Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions from the top six. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, and Carter’s is that Johnson doesn’t always need to be double-teamed.

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