Dec. 30, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson (4) kicks a field goal in the first half against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Is Jason Hanson A Hall-Of-Famer?
Bradley LaBrie – Detroit Jock City

As the presser wore on, three words where thrown around by all three members who spoke at the press conference: Hall-of-Famer. Jim Schwartz said it. Bill Ford Jr reiterated his support for Hanson making the Hall-of-Fame. And finally, Hanson said he would be honored, but other kickers need to get their recognition from the NFL.

Hanson’s top kick got him to son’s birth on time
Dave Dye –

But Hanson, for personal reasons, felt just as much pressure to make an overtime kick against Chicago during the Lions’ 3-13 season in 2002.

It came down to this: Make it and see the birth of his youngest son, Luke.

Miss the kick and miss the birth.

Jim Schwartz: Reggie Bush could catch 60-80 passes next season
Curtis Crabtree – Pro Football Talk

The hope for Bush next season is to be a productive cog in the Lions passing game while carving out a role for him. According to the Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website, Schwartz believes Bush could wind up catching between 60-80 passes for the Lions next season.

Lions running backs caught 97 passes last season with Joique Bell catching 52 passes for 485 yards.

In photos: Wide receivers the Lions might draft
Chris McCosky – The Detroit News

Chris McCosky of The Detroit News is taking a position-by-position look at players the Lions might have on their wish list in the upcoming NFL draft. Today: Wioe receivers.

Here’s a look at some receivers the Lions might consider on each of the three days of the draft.

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