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Jamie Samuelsen’s blog: Lions did right thing in drafting for future
Jamie Samuelsen – Detroit Free Press
Ask yourself two simple questions to assess where the Lions are following the draft.
1) Are they better off on the offensive line than they were a year ago?
2) Are they better off on the defensive line than they were a year ago?
If anyone can give a definitive answer to those questions, they’re lying.
Quin is a new face in town, but most fans would take him over flashier Reggie Bush, 97.1 The Ticket’s Mike Stone said during an interview with Quin. How does that feel?
“Oh man, you know, I understand, obviously you want to feel like you have the respect around the league, people know who you are,” Quin said.
Former Lions’ defensive end, Sam Williams, dies at 82
Tara Altman – DetroitLions.com
Sam Williams, former Detroit Lions defensive end and member of the famed Fearsome Foursome, died on Thursday, April 25, of heart failure. He was 82 years old.
Williams was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 24th round (288th overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft and played for nine seasons in the league, six of those with the Lions (1960-65).
Students at Deerfield Elementary last week received a very special recess with some Detroit Lions players after winning the Detroit Lions “Play 60” contest, a campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity.