May 22, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during organized team activities at Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions’ Louis Delmas: Knee is ’88 to 90 percent’
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“I’m feeling great. I’m not all the way back 100 percent yet, but I can go around the range of 88 to 90 percent right now,” Delmas told ESPN Radio on Wednesday, via “I still got a long road ahead of me. I plan on going through camp, trying to build my knee up as much as possible so I can go into the season 100 percent.”

It’s clear the Detroit Lions are now Matthew Stafford’s team
Tim Twentyman –

Back on January 24, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford tweeted a photo of a snow-covered security panel used by players and coaches to get into the Lions’ Allen Park practice facility. The photo had a simple message attached to it: “Tough to get in the facility today! #detroitfreeze”

It was less than a month from the team’s 12th loss of 2012 in the season finale vs. Chicago, which also proved to be their eighth loss in a row.

But there was Stafford, back to work in the Michigan winter, trying to put 2012 behind him.

Former WMU football quarterback Alex Carder continues to train hard as he waits for another NFL opportunity
David Drew –

Alex Carder is playing an unfamiliar game these days.

The former Western Michigan University star quarterback has been playing the waiting game since being released by the Detroit Lions on May 29.

Carder said Wednesday afternoon he has continued to train hard and work with his agent to keep his name fresh in the minds of potential NFL suitors.

Baldwin High School coach selected to hall of fame
Baldwin City Signal

Zuzzio started putting together the elements of that formula at the knee of his father, Tony Zuzzio, a transplanted Easterner who played football with the Detroit Lions, married a Kansas girl while in the military and coached at Humbolt High School.

“We had an undefeated football season and won the state championship in basketball my senior year in 1969,” he said. “Dad coached everything — football, basketball, track and even golf. I’m a product of my father.”

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