Oct 28, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) celebrates with Ryan Broyles (84) after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

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Trade: Mike Jenkins For Ryan Broyles?
Steven Mullenax – The Landry Hat

If Jenkins is truly on the trading block, there are a myriad of teams that could use his services. One of those teams is the Detroit Lions. Currently, their cornerback depth includes Chris Houston, Jacob Lacey, Jonte Green, and Bill Bentley. They are now openly on the lookout to acquire veteran safety help before the trade deadline.

Are the Detroit Lions trying to trade for a safety?
Josh Katzenstein – Detroit News

The easy answer to this question headline is yes.

Coach Jim Schwartz has repeatedly said the Lions, like most NFL teams, will leave no stone unturned as they try to keep improving the team.

Film documents former Lion Chris Spielman’s intensity
Dave Birkett – Detroit Free Press

Chris Spielman was one of the most intense players ever to wear a Lions uniform, and he fought his wife’s battle against cancer — and continues to raise money to defeat the disease — with the same passion.

That’s the theme of the new documentary “Chris Spielman: A Football Life” that debuts at 8 tonight on NFL Network.

Week 9 fantasy waiver wire recommendations
Joe Fortenbaugh – National Football Post

Titus Young & Ryan Broyles, WRs, Detroit Lions: Here’s hoping you took our advice on Young and Broyles last week, because both players exceeded expectations in their first outing since Nate Burleson broke his leg and was lost for the season.

Tailgating twists in the NFC North
Sarah Spain – espnW.com

Ford Field in Detroit is about a mile from the Detroit River, but that doesn’t keep Lions fans from getting in on the water-based tailgating trend. No boats involved in this party, though; fans get rowdy in a hot tub instead!

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