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One thing you can count on with the Detroit Lions is that they are never, ever boring. Follow the latest news including injuries, roster moves and more here daily from Oakland Press beat writer Paula Pasche. Plus you'll find regular commentary about the team.


Twitter is all the rage with Schwartz and locked-out Lions

Defensive end Cliff Avril on his offseason during the lockout so far: “This is what I do, I work out twice a day. If I’m not working out or on Twitter, I’m taking a nap.’’

Avril is one of the Lions who could be called some type of Twitter-holic. He has plenty to say and tweets quite often.

But he’s not the ony one. Twitter is all the rage with the Lions.

Matthew Stafford started his account a few months ago. He kept everyone updated on the progress of his shoulder rehab. Now he’s cheering on his hometown Dallas Mavs. Thursday he tweeted a pic that words would do no justice.

Ndamukong Suh is a regular in the Twitter-verse. On Tuesday he tweeted that he was in London, England.

Rookie Titus Young has received much love from the Detroit fans through his Twitter account.

Coach Jim Schwartz started a contest on Twitter on Thursday to name the newly revamped D-line. Tweet him a suggestion and be in the running to win an autographed football.

If you’re a Lions’ fan and you’re not on Twitter, what are you waiting for? It’s free and it’s another avenue to stay in touch with the Lions.

To get you started ( here are some of the Lions’ Twitter addresses: @Staff_9, @J4hvidbest, @cliffavril, @LoJackson94, @Bigplaycj, @JasonFox70, @MLeshoure5, @Nick_Fairley251, @TitusYoung, @Lt_Campbell53, @LouisD_26, @jfelton45, @zakarianfollett, @B_Johnson80, @ndamukong_suh, @DWheelz12 and @jschwartzlions.

(Follow me on Twitter @PaulaPasche)

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