Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Larry Dean (51) up ends Detroit Lions wide receiver Jeremy Ross (12) on a punt return in the first quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings win 14-13. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-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.

Perhaps rookie could help Lions’ special teams kick it up a notch
Jeff Seidel — Detroit Free Press

For Lions fans, it’s a yearlong obsession to worry about the offense: Will Mathew Stafford take care of the ball? Is Calvin Johnson getting old and fragile? Will the receivers stop dropping the ball?

And it’s almost cliché to question the Lions’ defense.

O’HARA’S NOW AND THEN: Jeremy Ross and Mel Gray
Mike O’Hara — DetroitLions.com

Two decades after his last season as a Lion, Mel Gray has some advice for Jeremy Ross, who earned a role as primary return man and backup receiver since signing with the Lions last year.

Lions history by the numbers: 50-41
by: Michael Rothstein — ESPN.com

The series continues with Nos. 50-41. Most of the numbers came from research on the Detroit Lions’ website, record books, Pro-Football-Reference.com and ESPN Stats & Information.

The series continues with Nos. 50-41. Most of the numbers came from research on the Detroit Lions’ website, record books, Pro-Football-Reference.com and ESPN Stats & Information.

Detroit Lions Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

It’s been a pretty busy offseason for the Detroit Lions. In addition to the typical inflow and outflow of players, the team also changed much of the coaching staff.

Counting the coaches, like head man Jim Caldwell, there are over 20 new Lions in the den.

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