Dec 22, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Atlanta Falcons fullback Jason Snelling (44) is tackled by Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) and defensive end Willie Young (79) during the 2nd half at Ford Field. Falcon won 31-18. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions’ top 5 players in the mix to return kicks, punts
Paula Pasche – The Oakland Press

One thing is for certain the Detroit Lions wlll be looking for a player or players to win the kick returner and punt returner positions in training camp and preseason games. Stefan Logan was not re-signed.
Here are five of the top candidates in no particular order:

Charles Woodson ‘open’ to playing for Lions, if money’s right
Angelique Chengelis – The Detroit News

Former Michigan standout Charles Woodson, a Heisman Trophy winner and eight-time NFL Pro Bowl player, said he would consider playing for the Detroit Lions.

But a lot of things would have to fall into place, like the right financial figures.

Meet Willie Young and Jason Fox tonight at Bass Pro Shops
Chrissie Wywrot – DetroitLions.com

Young and Fox having some fun at each others expense in anticipation of June 10th’s Kevin VanDam Charity Fishing Tournament

Lions’ Reggie Bush sees Matthew Stafford as future Hall of Famer
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press

Looks like Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

And no, he’s not buying a ticket.

But he is getting a ringing endorsement from his new star running back, who sounds like he has fully bought in to Stafford’s talent and leadership.

Reggie Bush, whom the Lions signed to a four-year deal in March, told NFL Network on Friday that he sees great things in the fifth-year quarterback’s future.

Ryan Broyles primed for breakout year with Detroit Lions
Gil Alcaraz IV – Rant Sports

With his knee on the mend, Broyles is close to making his highly-anticipated return for the Lions as they prepare to make a comeback in the race for the NFC North crown. Assuming Broyles can return at full strength, he’ll be an integral part of the passing attack.

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