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  1. New Lions K Freese has an accurate leg

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Nate Freese knew there was a chance he would not hear his name called at all over NFL draft's three days. He hadn't been invited to the NFL combine. Kickers -- and punters -- get drafted less frequently than fullbacks. Yet thr...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. Morning Roar: How DBs did at combine

    Michael Rothstein

    Good morning and ROOOAAARRR!!!!! The NFL combine has officially concluded and the entire NFL world gets a year break from descending on Indianapolis -- unless their team plays the Colts in 2014. So as the focus for teams transitions from scouting ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Morning Roar: DB day at the combine

    Michael Rothstein

    Good morning and ROOOOAAARRR!!!! Players at one position of need for the Detroit Lions worked out Sunday, including some impressive performances from wide receivers Sammy Watkins and Mike Evans, and players at two other obvious needs will be tryin...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  4. Morning Roar: Some WR combine numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    Good Morning and RROOOOAAARRR!!!!! Over the past week, the Detroit Lions set a somewhat large premium on finding wide receivers to join star Calvin Johnson and complementary receivers Ryan Broyles, Kris Durham and Jeremy Ross as potential pass-cat...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  5. Evolving TEs make for harder scouting

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Troy Niklas walked off Podium C in Indianapolis on Thursday afternoon, answered one more question and laughed at the proposition of it. Unlike a lot of tight ends in this NFL draft, the former Notre Dame tight end is a rarity at th...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  6. Jadeveon Clowney says he would have gone to NFL draft in 2013 if ...

    Michael Rothstein

    If Jadeveon Clowney had been able to make his own choice, the former South Carolina defensive end said he would have been at the NFL scouting combine a year ago.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  7. Importance of 'quality' receivers for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It is at once both a priority and somewhat of a luxury, an odd situation when you're the Detroit Lions and you have the consensus top wide receiver in the game. Calvin Johnson is always going to draw attention and, since 2009, has ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Report: Quin has minor ankle surgery

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- In addition to Calvin Johnson and Ziggy Ansah, Lions starting safety Glover Quin had surgery recently according to the team's official team reporter. Quin had minor surgery on his ankle, which had bothered him much of the season, b...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  9. Being a kicker at the combine is different

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- There are four of them here, one of the smallest, loneliest position groups at the NFL combine. They are small in numbers, and even if they make a team, even if they play in the NFL, there is still a piece of solitude. Unlike all o...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  10. Lions bringing back Ross, Durham

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Detroit Lions' receiving corps was bolstered a little bit more Friday, as general manager Martin Mayhew said the team will bring back Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham, who were exclusive rights free agents. After an injury to Nate B...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. Is this the funniest guy at combine?

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- His favorite number is 137. He likes his steak medium rare. His throwing distance? "More than enough." So says the antithesis of Dustin Vaughan, the West Texas A&M quarterback who is one of the most anonymous prospects at this w...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  12. Lions coaches hired for their QB prowess

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Jim Caldwell knew part of the reason he was hired as the Detroit Lions' head coach was because of his ability to work with quarterbacks and how he aided in Peyton Manning's development in Indianapolis. Matthew Stafford's progress i...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  13. Caldwell mum on Pettigrew's future

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Brandon Pettigrew presents a conundrum for the Detroit Lions. On one side, Pettigrew is one of the tight ends in the NFL who can run routes and also line up on the offensive line and block oncoming defenders. But with what Detroit ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  14. Caldwell explains Delmas, Burleson moves

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Detroit Lions released receiver Nate Burleson and safety Louis Delmas last week, it seemed like there was at least a chance Delmas could return to the team at some point. After Detroit head coach Jim Caldwell spoke on Thur...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Whiz: Stafford not a deterrent for Lions gig

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ken Whisenhunt had interviewed with the Detroit Lions, was thought to be the team's top candidate, and for a while looked like he would be their next head coach. Then he ended up in Tennessee and the Lions went with Jim Caldwell af...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  16. Morning Roar: Greetings from the combine

    Michael Rothstein

    Good Morning and ROOOOOAAARRR!!!! INDIANAPOLIS -- The crush started a bit Wednesday but the intensity of the NFL combine starts Thursday morning. Weigh-ins will occur. Meetings will take place. The first group of prospects -- kickers and punter...

    Blog | February 20, 2014