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Signing of Holmes improves defensive outlook

Earl Holmes

Lions' insider Mike Fowler reviews the signing of former Cleveland Browns' MLB Earl Holmes, and exactly what the Lions linebacker arrangement may resemble next season. Also, hot rumors are abound regarding one safety Detroit could be targeting. Plus more info on Luther Elliss' cap situation.

(ALLEN PARK) - You have to give credit where credit is due and Lions president Matt Millen is smiling today.  After a rapid assessment of the team's inadequacies at linebacker in their recent minicamp, Millen signed the best middle linebacker still available on the market, former Cleveland Browns star Earl Holmes. Holmes signed a three-year deal, which, when combined with the two-year deal signed...

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