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This is the time of year when rumors and conjecture start to run rampant around the NFL, so it’s hard to decipher the ones that have some truth to them from the ones that are complete fantasy.  With that being said, some media outlets are saying that the Eagles have expressed interest in Detroit Lions LB Stephen Tulloch.

When his NFL career ended former Detroit Lion defensive tackle Luther Elliss, like many former players, started to see his weight increase.

“(During our playing days we can eat) between 5,000 to 6,000 calories a day. What happens after you leave the game, you’re not burning them off at the same rate but you’re still consuming them,” Elliss said.

Charles Rogers, WR, No. 2 overall pick by the Detroit Lions in 2003 – Where in the h-e-double hockey sticks did this guy disappear to? Oh, I know! He was off chiefing some trees instead of playing ball. Maybe he was hanging with Ricky Williams

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