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obliterators (Titus Young). Changes needed to come and come they did. The offensive line was eaten away as left tackle Jeff Backus retired, right tackle Gosder Cherilus signed with the Colts and right guard Stephen Peterman as cut for salary cap
Vikes' Allen to test new-look line in Detroit
NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Riley Reiff had a quiet rookie season, playing all 16 games for the Detroit Lions while Jeff Backus remained the starter at the always-important left tackle position. Now that Backus is retired, the job belongs to
Lions' O line paving the way for team's success
everybody felt the way that they felt because we weren't big-name guys.'' The Lions lost last year's left tackle, Jeff Backus , to retirement. Detroit didn't re-sign right tackle Gosder Cherilus, who now starts for the Indianapolis Colts
Lions eager to shore up line, protect Stafford
line, including both tackles. At least they had a familiar face working with the unit Wednesday. Former left tackle Jeff Backus , who retired during the offseason after a 12-year career here, spent the organized team activities period watching
NFL Draft: Lions take Ziggy Ansah No. 5
not worried about I'm not a believer Matthew Stafford would people get free runs that right and that's what we get Jeff Backus is retired. Got to Cherilus is gone so if Riley briefly took last year. I'm not sure they believe he's a leftpeople get free runs that right and that's what -- we get Jeff Backus is retired. Got to Cherilus is gone so if Riley briefly took last year. I'm not sure they believe he's a left
Lions take S Carolina defensive end in 4th round - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
Kentucky guard Larry Warford. The only need the Lions didn't seem to address was on the offensive line. Left tackle Jeff Backus retired during the offseason and right tackle Gosder Cherilis left as a free agent. Detroit had the fifth pick in the
Bush, defensive line lead Lions over Vikings 34-24
they can get away with it.'' 5. HOLDING THEIR OWN: Detroit had to replace both starting offensive tackles after Jeff Backus retired and Gosder Cherilus left via free agency. Riley Reiff and Jason Fox stepped in Sunday, and although Fox hurt
Backus rejoins Lions as part-time coaching intern
Jeff Backus has rejoined the Detroit Lions in a new capacity. The team announced Tuesday the retired tackle will be a part-time coaching
2013 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions grade
further this. And to go to see. go to see because I think offensive line was their biggest area of need. You lose Jeff Backus in the off season you lose gothic Cherilus in the off season. You have the fifth overall pick trade up do somethingI think offensive line was their biggest area of need. You lose Jeff Backus in the off season you lose gothic Cherilus in the off season. You have the fifth overall pick trade up do something.
Lions take TE Michael Williams in 7th round
Williams' future with the team could be as a blocker as the Lions seek to replace departed tackles Gosder Cherilus and Jeff Backus . Williams was Detroit's fifth selection on the final day of the draft.