Detroit Lions cornerbacks

Nnamdi Asomugha is the best cornerback in the NFL, far and away the most sought-after free agent on the market this offseason. Cornerback is one of the Detroit Lions' greatest weaknesses heading into 2011. Seems like a match made in heaven, right? Maybe. But there are a number of reasons that Asomugha unfortunately doesn't make sense for Detroit. Asomugha was born in Louisiana and played his college ball at Cal. Just from a location perspective, with 32 teams likely to be after his services, why would he single out Detroit? He wouldn't. There would have to be something else involved, like money. So can the Lions afford to throw more money at Asomugha than any other team on the market? It's hard to say, with the labor situation in its current state. Where does the [...] Continue reading → | , , ,
It's time for me to stop running from the offseason. Given how well the regular season ended for the Detroit Lions, this was the first year in a long while that I didn't want to forget all about football season the day after Week 17 ended. Sure, the Lions missed the playoffs by a wide margin. There was never much doubt of that, though. But a four-game winning streak? Unprecedented! I wanted to savor the flavor as long as I could,  but now it's time to look ahead. Thus begins the first in my new "Stay or Go?" series, an in-depth look at the Lions' upcoming free agents and whether the Lions and the player should look to re-sign with the Lions based on performance, team interest, player interest, and miscellaneous factors (such as possible replacements in the draft or free agency, [...] Continue reading → | , , ,
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