Dec 16, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush (21) runs the ball during the first quarter away from Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Daryl Smith (51) at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

Scanning the Savanna searches the web for Detroit Lions news and notes each morning and brings it to your fingertips in one easy location.

Ryan Broyles may have edge over Kris Durham as Detroit Lions’ No. 3 WR
Dave Birkett – Detroit Free Press

Just a few starting spots are up for grabs, and while those jobs won’t get sorted out until August, it’s never too early to handicap the contenders.

We’re counting down the five biggest position battles awaiting the Lions in training camp. No. 3 on the list is the Lions’ third receiver.

Projecting the Ceiling, Floor for the Detroit Lions in 2014
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

Almost all of the starting lineup returns intact. Many of the key pieces are in the primes of their careers, which means the new coaching staff has a lot to work with. Remember, this is a team coming off a season where it held a fourth-quarter lead in 13 of its 16 games, including the final five losses.

It’s hard to tell exactly how the first year of the Jim Caldwell regime will turn out, but there’s a pretty clear best- and worst-case scenario for these Lions.

Report: Lions’ Reggie Bush sells Hollywood Hills home for $5.7M
Josh Katzenstein – The Detroit News

Anyone dreaming of winning the lottery and buying Reggie Bush’s gorgeous house in Los Angeles must now look for a new dream.

The Lions running back sold the 4,800-square foot home in the Hollywood Hills for $5.7 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, just shy of the $6 million asking price listed by agent Jordan Cohen of RE/MAX in April.

GETTING TO KNOW: Wide receiver TJ Jones
Tim Twentyman –

Up next in our 2014 Getting to Know the Rookies series is wide receiver TJ Jones

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