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Manny Ramirez talks about returning to the Lions

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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: