The Lions might be closer to trading for Seattle guard Rob Sims.

Citing league sources, reported Thursday that Sims, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year, $1.101-million tender early this week. That means, according to the league’s Web site, that “Sims very likely will be dealt before this month’s draft.”

  1. joe at macomb says:

    Bad deal right now there’s going to be off lineman for the future in this year draft. Good deal for a team to be 6-8 or 8-6 win loss record. Even the Lions sign this guy there still a 1-15 team for 2010 season.

  2. mike says:

    potentially a great deal right now – if part of the trade involves Detroit trading down and receiving one/both of of seattle’s first round picks

  3. matt says:

    What’s wrong with giving up a 4th rounder for a 26 year old guaranteed starting left guard? Yeah, the draft is deep, but I’d deal the 4th for a young veteran anyway. I highly doubt there will be anything involving Seattle moving up to #2 and the Lions getting one or both of their picks along with anything else. If the Seahawks won’t trade one of their picks for Brandon Marshall, I don’t think they’re going to give up both to move to #2. I think they’ll stay where they are and get two starters that they need (I’d guess Jimmy Clausen if he’s there and BPA with their second 1st rounder).

  4. John says:

    A 4th or 5th would be a great deal…even better it ups the odds that they will draft Suh

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