Crain’s Detroit: Lions “not shy about spending” on players

In a recent column for Crain’s Detroit Business, Bill Shea noted that the “Detroit Lions’ front office hasn’t been shy about spending…and what makes that interesting is that labor uncertainty could allow the team to spend as little as it wants on players.”

“Detroit’s big free-agent splashes,” Shea continued, “were inking Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch (right) and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Nate Burleson, and then trading for Cleveland Browns defensive end Corey Williams.

“The front office is doing something, and not just low-impact cosmetic moves,” Shea added.

For more on free agent signings, click here for NFL.com’s “Free Agency Tracker.”

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