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The Lions Tim Wright at practice in Allen Park. (Photo: Ashley Scoby, CBS Detroit)

With Trade For Tim Wright, Lions Keeping Options Open At Tight End

But for now, Wright is seen as the kind of tight end that can be an option in the offense, especially after tight ends have struggled in Detroit in recent years. Tight ends accounted for two touchdowns last season (Fauria had one and Eric Ebron the other).


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As Comments Shine Light On Sports and Religion, Lions’ Glover Quin Tries To Clarify ‘God’s Plan’ Remarks On Jordy Nelson

“I don’t mean that God particularly said, ‘I want to take Jordy Nelson out.’ I didn’t say all that. I just believe that what is meant to be will be.”


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Glover Quin Faces Social Media Backlash After Saying God Meant For Jordy Nelson To Get Hurt

Baumgartner, in another tweet, called Quin a “moron” for his comments.


GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28:   Jordy Nelson #87 of the Green Bay Packers tries to avoid the tackle of  Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at Lambeau Field on December 28, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Lions Not Underestimating A Packers Team Without Jordy Nelson

“The best guy on the team is Aaron Rodgers and he’s still playing, so call me when Aaron Rodgers goes down.”


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Lions Restructure Glover Quin’s Contract

Quin now has a base salary of $745,000 for the 2015 season and a base salary of $4 million for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings directs the players during a break in action against the Florida Panthers in the third period at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Top 5 Detroit Sports Quotes Of The Week

Mike Babcock on the Red Wings mindset in this series vs Tampa Bay: “The idea in a series is to race to 4 and not play to 7. Our preparation has to be clearest

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2015

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Looking At Newly Released Schedule, Glover Quin Envisions 7-1 Start For Lions

After the NFL released the 2015 schedule, Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin did just what many Detroit fans and media members did.

CBS Detroit–04/22/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 25: Team Carter defensive end J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans tries to sack Team Irvin quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kiper’s Re-Draft Of 2009 Class Includes Matthew Stafford, Three Other Lions Players, As First-Round Picks

Just like the Detroit Lions did years ago, Kiper took quarterback Matthew Stafford with the first overall pick.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass in front of Brock Vereen #45 of the Chicago Bears during the second half on December 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 20-14.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Study: 5 Players Stand Between The Lions And The Super Bowl

ESPN and Pro Football Focus conducted a study to see how close each team is to being a “Super Bowl” caliber team.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 7: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell exchanges post game hand shakes with Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith at Ford Field on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Top 5 Lions Quotes Of The Week

“They might not go if they don’t start focusing in on this next game either. That’s a point to make.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2014