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Lions notes: Happy Birthday, Barry Sanders

The best Detroit Lions player of all time turns 48 on Saturday.

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  • On Saturday, Barry Sanders turned 48 years old. What better way to celebrate the Detroit Lions great than with perhaps his best run of his career:
  • Just in time for training camp, Darius Slay has a new line of custom t-shirts available at his website:
  • Ty Schalter of Vice Sports breaks down the key performers for each team in the NFC North

  • Matt Eurich of Today's Pigskin believes Tahir Whitehead is due for a breakout performance in 2016

  • Former Lions running back Joique Bell had a strange encounter with his Uber driver on Friday. He accidentally left his phone in the car and after multiple failed attempts to call it, he ended up finding it in a weird place: If you live in the Los Angeles area, don't accept rides from this guy

  • Ezekiel Ansah could be due for a contract extension next year, and Von Miller just blew up the market:
  • Deflategate is finally over (kind of)!

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