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Rumors Emerge That Detroit Lions Are Negotiating With Nick Barnett

Fans have vocally expressed their displeasure in the past about Green Bay Packers players moving on to play for the Chicago Bears or Minnesota Vikings, but how does the commentariat feel about a potential move to the Detroit Lions for inside linebacker Nick Barnett? According to Tom Kowalski of, one of the best journalists covering the Lions, the team is interested in Barnett.

According to a source close to the negotiations, the #LIONS are talking to Nick Barnett and trying to sign him to a free agent contractless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Depending on the contract, Barnett could be a great signing for the Lions, who have missed out on some other free agent targets at the linebacker position. I wouldn't hold any grudge against Barnett if he made a move to Detroit. How about you guys? Are you disappointed or concerned that we're not actively trying to re-sign him after cutting Brandon Chillar