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Scott McMahon

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Should The Lions Trade Up For Sammy Watkins?

Should The Lions Trade Up For Sammy Watkins?

Sammy Watkins made it abundantly clear in an interview with the Detroit Free Press that if he ends up in a Detroit Lions uniform on draft day, that the “sky’s the limit” for him and the Detroit offense...
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Expectations High For Lions RBs In New Offense

Expectations High For Lions RBs In New Offense

New offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi has made it known that the Lions will run an offensive scheme very similar to that of the New Orleans Saints, for whom Lombardi served as quarterbacks coach from 2009-2013...
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Free Agency: How The NFC North Has Fared

Free Agency: How The NFC North Has Fared

The NFL is now more than two weeks into free agency, and all 32 team have hit the market to retool for the upcoming season. Some are putting the finishing touches on a playoff-caliber team, while others are building for the future...
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Lions Must Seize "Golden" Opportunity

Lions Must Seize "Golden" Opportunity

It’s no secret by now that the Lions are in desperate need of wide receiver help. Calvin Johnson is a monster, but he can’t catch every pass that Matthew Stafford throws...
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Statistics Could Doom Lions Offensive Line In 2014

Statistics Could Doom Lions Offensive Line In 2014

I’m a statistics guy—I love numbers and I love using them to tell a story. In sports, it’s usually pretty easy. The team with the most points wins, gaining yards usually helps toward putting up more points, and so on...
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Revisiting The Merit Of Matthew Stafford's Contract Extension

Revisiting The Merit Of Matthew Stafford's Contract Extension

When the Lions sat at 5-3 in early November, I wrote an article titled, “Has Matthew Stafford Earned His Contract Extension,” in which I compared Stafford’s three-year, $53 million contract extension to the other five NFL quarterbacks whose...
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Here's Why Detroit Really Needs A WR Now

Here's Why Detroit Really Needs A WR Now

To avoid salary cap penalties, the Lions cut safety Louis Delmas and wide receiver Nate Burleson on Thursday, saving the team over $11 million. Of that freed cap space, Burleson was set to earn $5...
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Here Are Your 2013 Lion Kings

Here Are Your 2013 Lion Kings

It was no surprise when Peyton Manning took home both the Most Valuable Player trophy and the Offensive Player of the Year award—what else would you expect from the guy that set single-season records for passing yards and touchdowns? He may not...
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