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Morning Roar: Is Wednesday the day?

3/11/2014

The Lions, lying in wait for this new year ...

So a bunch of things happened around the NFL on Tuesday -- Jairus Byrd signed a monster deal with New Orleans, T.J. Ward went to Denver and the Lions signed two players, both of whom they had a season ago.

But this isn't a bad thing for Detroit. At least not yet.

The Lions brought wide receiver Golden Tate, one of their top targets, in for a visit Tuesday night and if the team is able to sign him and potentially safety Chris Clemons, that would be a good top-tier free agent haul for a team with cap space in the bottom third of the league.

Of course, that strategy could backfire and if those players go elsewhere, then at least at safety, there aren't many top-tiered options left.

And now, a look around the Interwebs in search of Lions news: