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Detroit Lions Hidden Roster Gems For 2013 NFL Season
Erik Lambert – NFL Mocks

One of the more productive off-seasons that a lot of people haven’t talked about is the one had by the Detroit Lions. They followed up a sneaky free agency period that landed them Reggie Bush and Glover Quin with an NFL draft that catered to most of their needs. The big question ahead is did they hit on enough of them to turn around that 4-12 record from a frustrating 2012?

Detroit Lions’ Tuesday 10, Number 7: Healthy Nate Burleson Should Be Ideal Number Two Receiver
Max DeMara – Lions101.com

When Detroit Lions’ experienced wide receiver Nate Burleson went down with a broken leg against the Chicago Bears last fall and was shelved for the remainder of the season, many fans may have underestimated what a damaging blow that ended up being to the offense and the team.

Lucido Fine Jewelry Gives Back to Metro Detroit Community
John McKay – Patch.com

Lucido Fine Jewelry in downtown Rochester has been in a charitable mood in recent years, according to sales manager Paul Khamou.

The jeweler has partnered with the Detroit Lions’ Steven Tulloch and Nate Burleson, and several Metro Detroit charities to give back to the community, Khamou said.

“It’s very, very important to give back to the community,” he said.

Previewing the Players on the Detroit Lions’ Roster Bubble
Chris Madden – Bleacher Report

In 2013, opponents of the Detroit Lions will see a healthy dose of Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush. Those players’ performances will determine the Lions’ success, and for that reason their roster spots are secure.

Not everyone has that kind of job security, though.

Training camp starts July 25, and the Lions will start the process of paring their roster down to 53 men. Honestly, some guys don’t have a chance of winning a spot.

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