Nov 18, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions free safety Louis Delmas (left) and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) look on during the third quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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Louis Delmas-Glover Quin combination should afford the Detroit Lions more freedom to be aggressive
Tim Twentyman –

The NFL is all about matchups and some of the toughest matchups for defenses the last few seasons have been the new breed of athletic tight ends with big bodies, soft hands and receiver speed. Offensive coordinators are eager to find ways to get those players the ball.

But when a team has two safeties that can cover – which the Lions now have with Delmas re-signing for two years and free agent Glover Quin signing a five-year deal – it’s not as easy for offenses to find those mismatches.

Wide receiver high-risk, high-reward position for Detroit Lions in NFL draft
Pat Caputo – The Oakland Press

The Detroit Lions and the wide receiver position have a long, strange history.

So much so that when the Lions pick a wide receiver anywhere in the draft, their fans tend to roll their collective eyes – and with good reason.

These five guys must step up for Lions
Dave Dye –

To go from the playoffs to 4-12 in one season, some individual performances had to regress significantly.

To go back the other way — and return to contention in 2013 — the Detroit Lions will need certain players to make a turnaround.

Here are five who could have a major impact if they can take their production to a higher level:

Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, to offer wireless internet access for visitors
Eric Lacy –

Detroit’s Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, is expected to offer wireless internet access to its visitors by the fall.

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