May 11, 2012; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Greenwood (33) makes a catch during rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE

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How the Lions have fared against Michael Vick
Detroit Free Press

How will the Lions fare against the Eagles’ Michael Vick on Sunday? He’s 3-2 in five career games against them:

Losing Faith in the Lions
Eric Thomas – CBS Detroit

The media cauldron of oil is heating up. This team is starting to crack, and those fissures might give way.

If Lions fans are good at anything, it’s spotting a bad team. I have been a Lions fan since I was 6 years old, so I can tell you; this looks like a bad team. They have some decent players in spots, but their holes are glaring. What’s more is that they seem completely incapable of fixing what’s wrong.

Fancy fantasy football: Jahvid Best
Nicholas Minnix – KFFL.com

I’m not optimistic about Best’s long-term outlook, either, but he should be owned. He’s not, in four-fifths of the leagues at one popular league host, in two-thirds of another, and in about three-fifths of another.

That’s ridiculous. I was surprised. I don’t own him because, in all my leagues, I didn’t draft him. My league-mates haven’t been foolish enough to give me or anyone else a shot at him on waivers, either, though.

Lions get healthy; rookie CB Chris Greenwood closer to return
Chris McCosky – Detroit News

Coach Jim Schwartz listed three things that were accomplished during the team’s bye week: They “fine-tuned” some areas that were lacking in all three phases of the game, they began the prep work for the Eagles and, most importantly, they rested and recovered physically.

“We have a chance to be healthier than we’ve been for a long time,” he said.

Philadelphia Eagles Jason Babin Answers Your Questions
PhillySportsNut.com

Today Jason answers questions about the Eagles – Steelers game, the upcoming game with the Detroit Lions and the Eagle’s woes.

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