NFL Draft

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22: Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam To Wear No. 96 For The St. Louis Rams [BLOG]

The kiss heard around the world is what Michael Sam is most known for right now.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback James Franklin #1 of the Missouri Tigers runs the ball for 16-yards against Lyndell Johnson #27 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the second quarter during the AT&T Cotton Bowl on January 3, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lions Sign 11 Undrafted Free Agents, Release Eight Players

Defensively, Detroit parted ways with linebacker Jon Morgan, cornerback Nate Ness and safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah.

CBS Detroit–05/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell opens the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Memphis S Ballentine Is Mr. Irrelevant

Lonnie Ballentine didn’t know much about the term Mr. Irrelevant before he was taken by the Houston Texans with the final pick in the NFL draft on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/12/2014

ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 12: Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

President Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

Obama calls the selection of Michael Sam “an important step forward.”

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2014

Nevin Lawson #1 of the Utah State Aggies breaks up a play in front of Marqise Lee #9 of the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lions Address Secondary, Take CB Lawson And DE Webster In 4th Round

The Detroit Lions finally tried to help their secondary in the NFL draft, taking cornerback Nevin Lawson of Utah State in the fourth round Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2014

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 3:  Travis Swanson #64 of the Arkansas Razorbacks leads the cheers after a game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes at Razorback Stadium on November 3, 2012 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Golden Hurricanes 19-15.   (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

SEC Experience Helped Sell Lions On Travis Swanson

“I’m an SEC guy,” offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn said Friday. “I make no apologies about it.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

PROVO, UT - AUGUST 30: Kyle Van Noy #3 of BYU looks to sack Quarterback Jeff Tuel #10 of Washington State during the second half of an college football game August 30, 2012 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. BYU beat Washington State 30-6. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Lions Excited By Flexibility Kyle Van Noy Brings To Defense

The Detroit Lions first laid eyes on linebacker Kyle Van Noy long before this past offseason.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08:  Eric Ebron of the North Carolina Tar Heels poses with a jersey after he was picked #10 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ebron Details His Motivation, Unique Route To NFL

Not many high school kids get offered a college football scholarship without ever having played high school football.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

A general view of the draft stage after the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lions Likely Drafting DB On Day 3

The Detroit Lions have not addressed their biggest need in the NFL draft so far.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

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