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BREAKING: Green Bay Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy

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Just because you lead a team to Super Bowl championship does not mean you have a free pass.

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy found that our the hard way on Sunday following a 20-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

According to reports, the Packers did not even wait until Monday to fire McCarthy but instead, they let him know he was being relieved of his duties as soon as the game was over.

During his time with the Packers, McCarthy 125-76-2 and in 2010, he led Green Bay to a Super Bowl victory.

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REPORT: Detroit Tigers zeroing in on free agent shortstop

There is little question about it, 2019 will likely be another rough year for the Detroit Tigers. In fact, do not be surprised if their final record ends up worse than it was this past season when they finished 64-98 in the American League Central.

General manager Al Avila has made it clear that the team is focused on rebuilding and blowing big money in free agency is not something that will not be happening anytime soon.

But that does not mean the team will not be active in free agency as they will look to add a few players here and there.

One position the Tigers will focus on adding in free agency is a shortstop as Jose Iglesias is moving on.

According to a report from Jon Morosi, the Tigers have narrowed their shortstop wishlist down to Alcides EscobarFreddy GalvisJody Mercer, and Adeiny Hechavarria.

Escobar, who will be 32 by the time Spring Training rolls around, should be very familiar to Tigers fans as he has been with the Kansas City Royals since the 2011 season. In 2018, he hit .231 with four home runs and 34 RBIs in 140 games. Though his hitting has taken a dip as of late, he is a solid fielder.

Galvis, who happens to be my preference on this list, is 29 years old. He after playing his first six big league seasons in Philadelphia, Galvis spent the 2018 campaign in San Diego, where he hit .248 with 13 home runs and 67 RBIs.

Mercer, who is 32 years old, has spent each of his seven Major League seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 2018, he hit .251 with six home runs and 39 RBIs in 117 games.

Hechavarria is currently 29, has bounced around the league for the past seven seasons. In 2018, he hit .247 with six home runs and 31 RBIs in 94 games while ping-ponging between Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, and the New York Yankees.

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Former Detroit Lions’ CB Nevin Lawson tweets message for Kelly Stafford and her family

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Earlier this week, Kelly Stafford‘s brother posted a photo on Instagram which showed Kelly in the hospital preparing for brain surgery.

Since that post, there have not been any updates on Kelly and all we can do is keep her in our thoughts and prayers that all went well and she has a speedy and successful recovery.

On Saturday night, former Detroit Lions‘ cornerback Nevin Lawson took to Twitter to send his prayers out for Kelly the Stafford family.

Please continue to pray for Kelly Stafford and her family as they go through this difficult time.

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Detroit Lions ‘All-Local’ 2019 NFL Mock Draft

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This coming Thursday, the 2019 NFL Draft will officially begin.

Over the past few months, if you are anything like me, you have read literally hundreds upon hundreds of Detroit Lions’ mock drafts.

So, I figured it would be fun to think outside the box (but inside the state) to come up with what an ‘All-local’ Lions draft could look like.

Check it out.

Round 1 – Devin Bush Jr. (LB) Michigan or Rashan Gary (DL) Michigan

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Round 2 – Justin Layne (CB) Michigan State or David Long (CB) Michigan

Round 3 – Sean Bunting (CB) Central Michigan or Chase Winovich (DL) Michigan

Round 4 – Maxx Crosby (Edge) Eastern Michigan

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Round 5 – Khari Willis (S) Michigan State

Round 6 – Xavier Crawford (CB) Central Michigan

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Round 6 – Karan Higdon (RB) Michigan

Round 7 – Zach Gentry (TE) Michigan

Round 7 – LJ Scott (RB) Michigan State

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Now, I know there is a .0000001% chance of this actually happening, but those players should be available when the Lions are on the clock in each round.

If you want to read my ‘Detroit Lions’ Perfect 2019 NFL mock draft’ please click on the link below. It also includes a local player.

Detroit Lions’ Perfect 2019 NFL Mock Draft: Final Edition

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JUST IN: Detroit Lions drop 2019 schedule hype video

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The 2019 NFL Draft is less than a week away and on Friday the team dropped a 2019 schedule hype video.

Check it out!

Nation, what will the Lions record be in 2019?

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