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T.J. Hockenson has been one of the NFL’s best tight ends when healthy the past three seasons. The problem? Hockenson hasn’t been healthy enough. Hockenson will spend the early part of the offseason rehabbing from season-ending surgery for the second time in three years. As a rookie, he broke his ankle in a Thanksgiving loss
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Apple Podcasts | Spotify • Hosts: Shawn Windsor and Carlos Monarrez • Producer: Tad Davis • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Kirkland Crawford • Guest host: Dave Birkett, Free Press sports writer • Email: swindsor@freepress.com On this episode: With Shawn out this week, Carlos is joined by Dave Birkett, the Detroit Free Press’ Lions beat writer. And as they’ve done for years in videos, podcasts and just between themselves,
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Josh Allen was so good in the Buffalo Bills’ wild card win over the New England Patriots last week he had another NFL quarterback bare-chested cheering him on in the stands. Allen threw five touchdowns and had a near-perfect passer rating of 157.6, and you could argue his wasn’t even the best quarterback performance of the week.
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With enough unanswered items from yesterday’s Detroit Lions mailbag, we thought we’d follow it up with a second batch today. Enjoy. ► Question: It seems like a majority of fans were all aboard the Matt Patricia train even after the first year. Not to be pessimistic, but where might we be wrong concerning the Holmes/Campbell train?
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Holding the No. 2 pick in the upcoming draft, don’t expect much variety with the projections regarding who the Detroit Lions will be taking at that spot. The overwhelming consensus opinion is the team will be taking one of the top two edge rushers in the class, either Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson or Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux.
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By Jerry Green |  Special to The Detroit News Detroit — The mob poured from the grandstands at Briggs Stadium that frosty Sunday. They dashed onto the football field and grabbed the champion in the Honolulu blue No. 56 jersey. They hoisted Joe Schmidt aboard their shoulders. They bounced him around like “cork on the ocean” as
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Bill Dow |  Special to Detroit Free Press It’s hard to believe that it was 64 years ago last month when Detroit Lions fans hoisted team captain Joe Schmidt onto their shoulders and carried him off the Briggs Stadium gridiron after Detroit won its last NFL championship and the third during the golden decade of Lions football. The
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Allen Park — A year after fielding the worst defense in franchise history, and seeing those struggles continue through the first half of the 2021 season, the Detroit Lions were in desperate need for an identity on that side of the ball. Whether intentionally borrowed or absorbed through subconscious osmosis, they found one in Pittsburgh coming
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Allen Park — Beyond the losses — which were probably to be expected in the first of of a multi-year rebuild — one of the greatest disappointments of the Detroit Lions’ 2021 season was the lost year of development for cornerback Jeff Okudah. It’s often said a professional football player experiences their biggest growth between their first and
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