Sept. 22, 2012; Pasadena, CA, USA; UCLA Bruins defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa (94) and linebacker Anthony Barr (11) sack Oregon State Beavers quarterback Sean Mannion (4) and force a fumble in the third quarter of the game at the Rose Bowl. Oregon State won 27-20. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions have options at safety if they don’t take one in first round of NFL draft
Kyle Meinke — MLive.com

The Detroit Lions have been unable to acquire a replacement for starting safety Louis Delmas. Their best lead, James Ihedigbo, is still weighing his options.

If Ihedigbo goes elsewhere — likely Baltimore, if not Detroit — the Lions might have little choice but to get some help in the draft. But according to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr., that should not happen at No. 10.

Anthony Barr: Should the Detroit Lions Pick Him with the No. 10 Pick?
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

One of the names linked to the Detroit Lions for the No. 10 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft is UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr.

It’s a premise with some solid backing. After all, Lions general manager Martin Mayhew personally traveled to Southern California on the opening day of NFL free agency to watch Barr’s pro day firsthand:

Lions host defensive end Larry Webster
Mike O’Hara — DetroitLions.com

Webster decided to go out for spring football in 2012 after four seasons as a starter on Bloomsburg University’s basketball team

Titus Young ‘close’ to a plea agreement that would avoid trial
David Leon Moore – USA TODAY Sports

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young, whose alleged crime spree last May resulted in 11 criminal charges, including four felonies, remained close to a plea agreement after another in a long series of court appearances today.

Young, 24, who starred as a wide receiver at Boise State and made significant contributions as a Lion until behavioral issues torpedoed his career, is still hoping to avoid jail time, said his attorney, Altus Hudson.

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