I wanted to un-retire when we signed David Akers ... I said, 'No, not David Akers!' because David is good. … The Lions are fortunate that he'll be here. Can I say he's going to do my job? It's his job. He'll do well and I think I'm really jealous of him because I think he's going to step into a good situation and he's going to do some good stuff.More quotes »
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10 Biggest Issues Facing Detroit Lions After Mandatory Camp
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DETROIT LIONS: Bill Ford Jr., calls Jim Schwartz 'a very, very good coach'
Vice Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. addresses the media during a farewell NFL football news conference for Lions kicker Jason Hanson, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Allen Park, Mich. Hanson, 42 is retiring after 21 seasons with the club. (AP Photo/Detroit N from The Oakland Press Read more »
PASCHE: Who are the four all-time best Detroit Lions?
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The Other 31: Lions keep busy to try to rebound from last season’s 4-12 disappointment
Running back Reggie Bush, shown here with the Dolphins, is among the newcomers in Detroit. Detroit Lions Last season’s record: 4-12 Key players released: WR Titus Young, G Stephen Peterman, DE Kyle Vanden Bosch Retired: T Jeff Backus, K Jason Hanson Key from The Washington Post Read more »