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Looking Ahead: Pettigrew anchors TE position

TE Brandon Pettigrew (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Brandon Pettigrew was off the charts in 2011, and the Detroit Lions tight end position -- one of the offense's vital outlets -- is in good hands going forward.

  The 2011 season flashed images of progression, promise and potential for the Detroit Lions before culminating in a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints.   Now, the Lions brain trust is fully entrenched in the offseason, where they will take appraisal of their roster and determine the best means of improvement while operating within the league’s salary cap restraints (a number that is... Recommended Stories

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