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Avril: Your Move, Lions, In Contract Talks

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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 18: Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions sacks Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders in the final minute of their game at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 18: Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions sacks Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders in the final minute of their game at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril begged to differ Saturday with team president Tom Lewand’s stance that the next move in their contract talks belongs to Avril.

Avril hasn’t signed the team???s $10.6 million franchise tender. The team’s standout pass rusher hasn???t shown up for voluntary workouts and probably won’t next week for minicamp. The sides reportedly are $2 million per year apart in negotiations on potentially a four- or five-year deal.

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