Aug 2, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions center Leroy Harris (64) throws a medicine ball during training camp at Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Leroy Harris still in the mix for Detroit Lions’ starting guard job
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Detroit Lions offensive lineman Leroy Harris got extensive work at center in Thursday’s game against the New England Patriots. In the first practice after that blowout victory, he worked at right guard with the first team as the Lions continues to search for its starter at that position.

Rookie tight end Joseph Fauria hopes to catch on with Detroit Lions
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press

It was just a bonus that Fauria, an undrafted free agent from UCLA, got to do it in front of his uncle, former Patriots tight end Christian Fauria, who played in the NFL in 1995-2007 and attended the game at Ford Field.

“It’s just surreal going from after games going on the field to see him play and now I’m seeing him before my game,” Fauria said afterward. “I just — I never really thought about that. It’s a dream come true and I’m almost there.”

Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Needs to Stay ‘Humbled’
Greg Eno – Bleacher Report

Schwartz’s temper is already legendary in Detroit. As is his impetuous behavior, which has, unfortunately, cost his team some football games.

It’s no wonder—none at all—that Harbaugh and Schwartz were the two coaches involved in that silly handshake incident at Ford Field following a game in 2011.

If you had to pick two coaches out of the 32 in the NFL who could descend into that kind of madness—a near fistfight over a post-game handshake—Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz would be at the top of the list.

Detroit Lions: Best, Worst-Case Scenario For 2013 Season
Scott DelleFave – Rant Sports

The Detroit Lions are one of those teams that if the cards are right for them, they will turn heads. However, if they their cards are wrong, it’ll be another 4-12 season for Motown.

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