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For New Lion Alex Carter, Previous Connections To Team Include Mayhew, Mathis, Sanders

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

ALLEN PARK – When the Detroit Lions selected him with the 80th overall pick of the draft, cornerback Alex Carter had only been to Detroit once, on his pre-draft visit, but he already had some longstanding familiarity with several members of the organization. 546 more words

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Nighttime on the City

Good morning America, how are you? See don’t you know me, I’m your Native Son…

So sang Arlo Guthrie 45 years ago, a song I could still sit and listen to in its entirety, no matter where I am and where I might need to be. 1,520 more words

Jake Locker, the Most Recent Case of Barry Sanders Syndrome

Barry Sanders Syndrome – A disease caused by a mixture of injuries, bad team involvement and a good sense of a player’s own future, that stricken an NFL player’s career length causing fans/spectators to wonder what could have been. 745 more words

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Tough Guys

Originally posted at Fat Slow Triathlete on 02/23/2014

About a year ago I put up a post (seen HERE) at Fat Slow Triathlete titled “Hug Therapy for Tough Guys”. 1,025 more words

Mind And Body

Happy birthday to the best running back in NFL history, and he's the best by a mile

To celebrate the 79th birthday of Cleveland Browns legend Jim Brown, we decided to look at who is the best running back of NFL history. There are lots of great and decorated running backs in the game’s history, but these are the top five, in my opinion. 422 more words

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Barry Sanders, Best Ever

Barry Sanders making the media rounds today. Caught him on the Dan Patrick Show this morning and the NFL Network this afternoon.

Sanders always seemed to stay out of the public eye as a player, snuck away in the night when he retired (literally), and until seeing him on ESPN once or twice during “Monday Night Countdown” this season, it seemed as if he fell of the face of the Earth. 166 more words

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