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Author: Hamza Baccouche

Reexamining the Detroit Lions Backfield: Who’s In, Who’s Out After the NFL Draft

Previewing the Detroit Lions backfield in January, things seemed pretty clear-cut as to who would be with the team when the regular season rolls around. Since then, however, things have shaken up with several additions in free agency and the draft. The Lions backfield is as crowded as ever and it’s time to take another look at who can be expected to make the cut for the 53-man roster come September. Reexamining the Detroit Lions Backfield Since January, the Lions backfield has changed quite a bit. Free agent signee LeGarrette Blount is a big-name fan favorite who’s sure to...

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Detroit Lions Draft Review: Analyzing Every Pick

Analyzing Every Pick for the Detroit Lions in the 2018 NFL Draft The Detroit Lions went into the 2018 draft with six picks after trading away their sixth rounder last offseason in the failed Greg Robinson experiment. While general manager Bob Quinn attempted to trade back and acquire more picks, the opposite occurred — twice. The Lions made some controversial moves and polarizing picks; let’s take a look at each one. Round 1: Frank Ragnow, C/G, Arkansas Ragnow was a late riser up draft boards, enough so that the Lions were forced to show their hand and grab him at pick...

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Breaking Down the Detroit Lions First Round Pick: Frank Ragnow

Breaking Down Detroit Lions First Round Pick Frank Ragnow The Detroit Lions selected former Arkansas center Frank Ragnow with the 20th overall pick in the NFL Draft last night. The pick was a surprise to everyone, including Ragnow himself. Surprised? Don’t be While picking Ragnow at 20th overall was a shock to almost everyone, it seems as though Lions general manager Bob Quinn had the plan in place for a long time. In the call to Ragnow, he said the Lions were very impressed when they met with him at the combine and were trying to keep their interest...

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