Scanning The Savanna: Detroit Lions News From Around The Web

Scanning the Savanna is a daily feature that brings fresh Detroit Lions and NFL related content to your fingertips each morning. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s scan the savanna together.

The Detroit Lions were a playoff team last year and they need to keep building the team to keep it competitive with the NFC elite year in and out.

Key Free Agents: Maurice Morris (RB), Kevin Smith (RB), Jeff Backus (LT), Andre Fluellen (DT), Sammie Lee Hill (DT), Cliff Avril (DE), DeAndre Levy (LB), Stephen Tulloch (LB), Eric Wright (CB)

Congratulations to the Giants and my apologies to the Patriots…now on to more important things:  the 2012 NFL Draft and the Detroit Lions.

Detroit Lions fans may not believe this, but the Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants actually had a worse run game in the 2011 season, in terms of simple statistics.

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Topics: Detroit Lions, New York Giants, NFL Draft, Super Bowl, Team Needs

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