Dec 9, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Alex Green (20) is tackled by Detroit Lions cornerback Jacob Lacey (21) and safety Ricardo Silva (39) during the game at Lambeau Field. The Packers won 27-20. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions: Five reasons why Glover Quin a solid acquisition
Paula Pasche – The Oakland Press

Reggie Bush captured most of the attention, but the Lions’ signing of safety Glover Quin might prove to be the key free agent move. Five reasons Quin was a good acquisition.

Detroit Lions Sign S Chris Hope, Release Wide Receiver Brian Robiskie
Chris Roling – FanSided

The Detroit Lions performed some minor housekeeping today by bolstering the depth at safety with veteran Chris Hope and cutting a wide receiver in Brian Robiskie who did not figure to play a major role next season.

Potential Pitfalls For The Optimistic Detroit Lions
Josh Albee – Detroit Jock City

Uh oh, Detroit. It’s happening again. We are in that brief period of true off-season before training camp, where—other than player arrests— the only thing piling up is optimism.
Detroit has done a great job of turning the team back toward its lofty goals, and once again bringing together talented players in good spirits. This has to be different than last year right? Well let’s hope so, because everybody also seemed to be feeling pretty good at this point back then.

The Top 10 Detroit Lions’ Turning Points in 2012, Number 8: Snow Fumble Turns Tide for Packers
Max DeMara –

In looking back at what went wrong for the 2012 Detroit Lions, the word fumble comes to mind several times. Earlier in the year (and this countdown) Joique Bell’s dropped ball cost the team in Chicago. Later on in December, though, a fumble against the Green Bay Packers would loom even larger.

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