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Lions Left Tackle Jeff Backus Tears Pectoral Muscle

The Detroit Free Press reports that Lions LT Jeff Backus suffered a “non-serious” pectoral injury recently during the lockout.  The injury is described as a partially torn pectoral muscle which theoretically shouldn’t be a big issue, but has the potential to be.  The Lions are already thin at tackle with Gosder Cherilus recovering from microfracture […]

Detroit Lions 2008 Preview Report

By Andy Benoit, www.NFLTouchdown.com Predicted: 4th 2007 Record: 7-9 (3rd NFC North) Head coach: Rod Marinelli (3rd year) Roster Quick View *rookie **new veteran Offense QB: Jon Kitna Righteous leader but must take fewer sacks and have fewer turnovers. RB: Kevin Smith* Only a third-round pick, but feebleness at RB position could land him a […]