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NFL QBs holding passing sessions minus bonding activities

May. 22, 2020 2:36 PM EDT

Some NFL quarterbacks are still finding ways to hold throwing sessions with receivers during the coronavirus pandemic, though things look much different. Players are keeping it simple and sticking to football instead of the annual weeklong bonding trips that have included sleepovers, cookouts, fishing, golfing...

FILE - This is an Aug. 31, 2019, file photo showing Ohio State defensive back Jeff Okudah playing against Florida Atlantic in an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Okudah is a possible pick at the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020, thru Saturday, April 25. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Lions addressed needs and drafted RB too talented to pass up

Apr. 25, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions addressed pressing needs on offense and defense, took a running back too talented to pass up and bolstered one of their strongest position groups. Lions general manager Bob Quinn said he hopes his fifth NFL draft with the franchise proves to be his best. “We have playmakers on both sides...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah get ready for a Michigan play during an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. If the Detroit Lions choose to keep the No. 3 pick overall in the draft, Okudah is expected to be available for the taking. The Ohio State star appears to be worth being the highest-drafted player at his position since one was selected from the same school two-plus decades ago. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Lions might fill void with Ohio State CB Okudah in NFL draft

Apr. 16, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions should have an opportunity to turn a weakness into a strength in the NFL draft. If Detroit chooses to keep the No. 3 pick overall, cornerback Jeff Okudah is expected to be available. The Ohio State star appears worth being the highest-drafted player at his position since Shawn Springs was...

File-This Jan. 19, 2020, file photo shows Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison (81) catching a pass in front of San Francisco 49ers defensive back K'Waun Williams (24) during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game  in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with Allison. The 26-year-old Allison comes to Detroit from division rival Green Bay.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Lions reach deal with WR Geronimo Allison

Mar. 29, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with wide receiver Geronimo Allison. The Lions announced the move Sunday. The 26-year-old Allison comes to Detroit from division rival Green Bay. He caught 34 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns last season. Allison played the past four seasons...