The Detroit Lions are Seriously Considering Trading for Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown

April 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to multiple media sources, the Detroit Lions are actively talking to Miami about a trade for running back Ronnie Brown.
I can confirm that news tonight.
I just talked to a good source of mine, and according to them Detroit is talking very seriously about trying to put together a deal that would land them the Dolphins starting running back.
I was told Detroit was looking into Bills running back Marshawn Lynch, but ultimalty wasn't willing to give up their second-round draft pick, which is Buffalo's current asking price, to get him.
While that is rumored to be the same asking price for Brown, the Lions feel more comfortable with the former Auburn star. One person lobbying for him is Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. Linehan was the coordinator for Miami in 2005 when Brown was drafted.
I'm hearing that Detroit won't make any moves until the draft, and will only try to put together a package for Brown if they don't like any of the players ...

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