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Manny Ramirez talks about returning to the Lions

Manny Ramirez started his career with the Detroit Lions, and now he's back with the team after being traded by the Denver Broncos on Thursday.

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In exchange for moving down five spots in the first round on Thursday night, the Detroit Lions got two fifth-round picks and offensive lineman Manny Ramirez from the Denver Broncos. Ramirez actually played for the Lions from 2007-10, and now he's officially back in Detroit after passing his physical on Friday.

Also on Friday, Ramirez met with the media and discussed being traded to the Lions. Here's a recap of his comments:

On his tough Thursday:

On being traded to Detroit:

On the Laken Tomlinson pick:

On being released by the Lions in 2010:

On his time in Denver:

On where he'll play in Detroit:

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