Nov 17, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford (9) throws a pass under protection by guard Larry Warford (75) during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News from Around the Web

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Will Lions keep third QB? Kellen Moore not worrying yet
Tim Twentyman — DetroitLions.com

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell has been a part of NFL teams that have kept three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster heading out of training camp.

He’s also been on teams that had an “ironman” as a starter and only needed two. He’s even made stops where keeping four quarterbacks was part of the conversation.

Detroit Lions’ Larry Warford not content to duplicate stellar rookie campaign
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

Larry Warford was both dominant and consistent as a rookie last season, but the Detroit Lions guard is hardly satisfied with his first-year showing.

A third-round draft pick out of Kentucky, Warford isn’t content to simply repeat the performance which netted him Pro Football Focus’ Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. He’s looking to improve every aspect of his game in 2014.

A lot is riding on Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell’s stoicism
Drew Sharp – Detroit Free Press

The best approach is always the next approach. Nothing validates hope more than the idea of something different.

If the screamer didn’t work, try the soother. If the tyrant doesn’t inspire the masses, then the answer must be a more benevolent despot.

6 Bold (and Slightly Less Bold) Predictions for the 2014 Detroit Lions
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

With a new coaching staff and some key personnel additions, the Detroit Lions are a big unknown heading into the 2014 NFL season.

How well will the players take to the new schemes on both sides of the ball?

Which players step up and outperform expectations in the way DeAndre Levy did a year ago?

It’s still pretty early in the process to know the answers to these and other questions. Yet that doesn’t mean we can’t try to anticipate those answers.

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