Sep 16, 2012; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush at a press conference after the game against the Oakland Raiders at Sun Life Stadium. The Dolphins defeated the Raiders 35-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

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Titus Young apologizes to Lions fans, then deletes it
Josh Alper – Pro Football Talk

Young’s now unemployed, which leaves him plenty of time to use Twitter. In something of a surprise given his past missives, he came up with a less divisive message to send to Lions fans early Tuesday morning.

“I apologize to the Detroit fans, Thank you, for the 2 years of Love and joy,” Young wrote, via the Detroit Free Press.

Detroit Lions: Grading Every Martin Mayhew NFL Draft from 2009 to 2011
Ben Lorimer – Bleacher Report

This article will look at all the drafts that he has spearheaded, and grease his best and worst picks in the draft, as well as a do-over and an overall grade.

Reggie Bush spoke with Matthew Stafford and “already feel(s) like I’ve been in this offense for years”
Interview posted by Chrissie Wywrot – DetroitLions.com

“As far as football, I’ve been looking at the playbook. The thing I really like about this team, this offense, is it’s everything that I’ve already done. It’s everything that I already know and the terminology is very easy, so it makes sense. I’ve been in teams and systems where a lot of it doesn’t make sense. You just have to remember it.

Detroit Lions re-sign wide receiver Brian Robiskie
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

Robiskie’s was previously signed to a two-year deal. By signing him to a new one-year contract, likely at the same $715,000 veteran minimum salary, the Lions can take advantage of the Minimum Salary Benefit rule.

Lions hope two new kickers will fill Hanson’s shoes
Paula Pasche – The Oakland Press

Jason Hanson will not be easy to replace.

So far the Detroit Lions have signed two kickers to compete for the job vacated by Hanson when he retired from the Lions after 21 seasons.

David Akers and “Kickalicious” Havard Rugland could not be much different, although both are lefties.

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