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  1. A look at the Lions' WR cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    The numbers are huge, mostly because the best receiver in the game is among them. When you look at the cap and cash numbers as a position for the Detroit Lions' wide receivers, it appears the team is spending an extreme amount at the position. In ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  2. Franchise/transition tags: Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions removed themselves from the salary cap crunch last week by releasing two of their veterans, Nate Burleson and Louis Delmas, but it still does not mean the team is planning on using its franchise tag this season. There just isn't ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  3. Delmas release makes sense for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    His knees were always going to be a problem. At age 26, with a cap number of $6.5 million on a team that desperately needed to recover some room to get under the 2014 salary cap, safety Louis Delmas was going to be a target for either a major pay ...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  4. Nate Burleson released by Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions have released veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson and safety Louis Delmas.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  5. NFL mailbag - Free agency isn't best way to build roster

    John Clayton

    Good teams are built through the draft, not free agency, which is risky business, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  6. Lions now $5 million under the cap

    Kevin Seifert

    Let's pull a couple posts together to provide the most updated picture available of the Detroit Lions' salary-cap situation. The upshot: As of mid-week, they have about $5 million in space available. Last week, we noted the Lions were slightly und...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  7. Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked deals

    John Clayton

    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  8. NFC North links: Matthews in line for raise

    ESPN.com staff

    Chicago Bears Creating additional salary-cap space can be accomplished by re-structuring Julius Peppers' contract, writes Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Joe DeCamillis is pleased that the Bears will stick with their base 4-3 defense. Det...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  9. Jim Schwartz -- Detroit Lions cut Titus Young to remove distracti...

    The Detroit Lions have wasted little time reshaping their roster, hoping to get the franchise back in the right direction after it took a step back last season.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  10. Several favorable Week 9 matchups for Gridiron Challenge players,...

    Tom Carpenter

    Tom Carpenter provides his top picks for Week 9 in the Gridiron Challenge, with very few quality players on a bye.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  11. Speaking too soon on 2014 salary-cap spike

    Kevin Seifert

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A good portion of our offseason salary-cap discussions have centered around a commonly-held notion that the cap limit will increase dramatically when the NFL's new television contract starts in 2014. The assumption appears fundame...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  12. Thoughts on Lions' cap restructures

    Kevin Seifert

    In a matter of a few hours, it appears the Detroit Lions have cut enough salary cap space -- or, more accurately, pushed enough of it to future years -- that they can avoid cutting any any players in order to comply with the NFL's salary cap limit by...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  13. Nate Burleson, Matthew Stafford rework contracts to give Detroit ...

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson says he restructured his contract to help the team keep some key players.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  14. NFL Free Agency Update: Where Are They Now?

    Bob Donnan/US Presswire When the clock struck midnight this morning the free-agency buzz kicked into high gear. NFL teams began the wheeling and dealing with current and new fits for their respective teams. Without a salary-cap restriction, plenty...

    Blog | March 05, 2010