Jun 10, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron (85) during mini camp at Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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Pros and Cons of the Detroit Lions Pursuing CB Brandon Flowers
Zach Kruse — Bleacher Report

The Lions are likely players for Flowers in part because they did their own housecleaning on Friday, when Detroit cut cornerback Chris Houston. Over the last four years, Houston played more snaps than any other Lions cornerback.

Below, we will run down the pros and cons of the Lions’ run at Flowers.

TIM AND MIKE: Is Brandon Flowers a legitimate option for Detroit?
Tim Twentyman & Mike O’Hara — DetroitLions.com

Senior writer Tim Twentyman and columnist Mike O’Hara discuss Chris Houston’s release, Brandon Flowers rumors and more

Detroit Lions’ Eric Ebron puts early struggles behind him, flashes ‘big-time talent’
Kyle Meinke – MLive.com

Ebron appeared to be far more comfortable in the offense during last week’s minicamp, and capped it off on the final day by hauling in one remarkable sliding catch with safety Isa Abdul-Quddus draped all over him.

It was one of the finest catches of the offseason.

Saints-Jimmy Graham hearing may be of interest to Lions’ Ebron
Dave Birkett — Detroit Free Press

When Jimmy Graham’s arbitration hearing to determine whether he was franchised as a tight end or wide receiver wraps up today, two parties in Detroit — the Lions and first-round pick Eric Ebron — could be paying close attention.

Graham, the New Orleans Saints’ top pass catcher the past three years, is arguing that he should be paid like a receiver because that’s where he plays the majority of his snaps.

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