The Colts addressed two significant needs in the opening hour of free agency, signing former Lions OT Gosder Cherilus and CB Greg Toler, formerly of the Cardinals.
Giants CB Prince Amukamara was among the players fined on Friday for actions taken in Week 14 games.
Can DEs Jared Allen and Brian Robison dominate like they did in Week Three?
The Lions have far few areas of concern compared to past seasons, but their ORT play has not been a strength thus far.
Lions OLT Jeff Backus could miss the start of training camp after recently suffering a left pectoral injury, the Detroit Free Press reported.
Lions ORT Gosder Cherilus, who had microfracture surgery in December, believes he can return to the field by Week One.
The Lions have several options with the No. 13 pick in the draft, but offensive line has to be squarely among the top needs.
The consensus among Lions fans is that ORT Gosder Cherilus needs to be replaced, but he was having his best season before landing on injured reserve.
The Lions' offensive line can't be called a weakness, not after doing a nice job against some pretty good pass-rushing teams.
Jon Jansen, who was pushing starting ORT Gosder Cherilus not long ago, was cut by the Lions on Saturday, along with veteran CB Dré Bly.
One week after losing out on a waiver claim on OT Tyler Polumbus to the Lions, the Seahawks traded for Polumbus to add depth to their offensive line.
The Lions beat two other teams in claiming OT Tyler Polumbus off waivers on Thursday, adding depth to the tackle position.
If there has been a downside to a mostly upbeat Lions training camp, it is that ORT Gosder Cherilus hasn't nailed down a starting job yet.
The offensive line long has been an area of consternation for the Lions, and it remains a concern until proven otherwise.
ORT Gosder Cherilus is likely one of the Lions who will be most in the spotlight this summer and fall, and he recently had debris cleaned from his knee.
ORT Gosder Cherilus hasn't fallen completely out of favor with the Lions' brass, but it's clear he needs a strong offseason to enter 2010 as the clear-cut starter.