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  • Kyle Prater grateful to have one last shot at Northwestern

     Kyle Prater grateful to have one last shot at Northwestern
    Tony Jones noticed his future teammate, Kyle Prater, and sized him up. The two were at a Nike camp in Champaign before their senior seasons of high school. Jones was kind of a big deal, a speedster who would fetch offers from Stanford, Michigan State...
  • Lions TE Ebron flashes big-play ability

    The Sports Xchange Lions TE Ebron flashes big-play ability ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Lions rookie tight end Eric Ebron flashed his big-play potential Friday in Detroit's 27-26 preseason loss to the Oakland Raiders with two catches for 36 yards, but he and...
  • Jerry Brewer: Seahawks' evolving offense much more explosive

    In small doses, you can see the change afoot. As much as the Seahawks are a championship team set in their championship ways, they're also addicted to being different. Or maybe they're just obsessed with getting the most out of unorthodox talent. It's...
  • Detroit Lions camp preview

    Detroit Lions camp preview
    Lions (7-9 in 2013, third in the NFC North). Key additions: WR Golden Tate, TE Eric Ebron, LB Kyle Van Noy, S James Ihedigbo. Key losses: DE Willie Young, CB Chris Houston, S Louis Delmas, WR Nate Burleson. Camp star: The newcomer the Lions paid...
  • New Lions coaching staff hopes to bring out best in Stafford

    New Lions coaching staff hopes to bring out best in Stafford
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Standing deep in the pocket with a rush closing in on him, Matthew Stafford unleashed a back-foot throw toward the sideline with the ball traveling a good 25 yards in the air. Just as it looked like it would fall incomplete,...
  • Lions expect 'Beast' Warford to be even better in 2014

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Detroit Lions right guard Larry Warford had a phenomenal rookie season, and although many pro athletes experience a sophomore slump, coach Jim Caldwell doesn't expect one from the 2013...
  • TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange TSX picks potential HOF players on each roster Every day somebody -- including the media, players and coaches -- casually refers to a current star as a "future Hall of Famer." Most of the time...
  • NFL Note - Indianapolis Colts Sharpe, Jonathon - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 07/30/2014 LB Jonathon Sharpe was signed by the Colts Tuesday (July 29). Sharpe participated in the 2014 Super Regional Combine in Detroit. At North Greenville University, he started for two seasons and had 132 tackles, including 23 1/...
  • Lions take Tate off PUP list

    The Sports Xchange Lions take Tate off PUP list The Detroit Lions removed wide receiver Golden Tate from the active/physically unable to perform list on Monday. Tate was placed on the PUP list late last week, but will not miss any training camp...
  • NFC North training camp snapshots

    NFC North training camp snapshots
    As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team. The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Right guard is the easiest position to play on the offensive line, and Kyle Long is the Bears' best offensive lineman. It would be ludicrous to waste his talent at right guard. The Bears said they planned to move him to tackle at some point. If they...