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Lions notes: Former Lions player believes college football players should not be paid

One former Lions player shares his college experience and explains why he believes college athletes should not be paid.

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  • Lawrence Jackson, former Detroit Lions defensive end, wrote a personal essay explaining why he believes college athletes should not be paid

  • Todd McShay posted his first three-round mock draft on Tuesday. He ended up slotting the Lions with OT Taylor Decker, DT Robert Nkemdiche and CB Will Redmond. 

  • The NFL released a list of 25 players that will be attending the NFL Draft in Chicago. Here's a look:
  • Look out Sam Martin:
  • Justin Rogers of broke down Stevan Ridley's game and explains what the Lions can expect from the veteran running back in 2016. 

  • Tori Petry of spoke with Ameer Abdullah about his offseason and preparation for the 2016 season. 

  • Sick of talking about the first round of the NFL Draft? Jeff Risdon of SideLion Report breaks down six late-round prospect that the Lions may have their eyes on.

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