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Marinelli Pleased With The "Tampa Effect"

Lions DT Chuck Darby (AP Images)

Detroit's shopping spree in west Florida was at least interesting, but don't try telling Lions' head coach Rod Marinelli that the impact of former Buccaneers' players in his camp isn't paying dividends.

When The Den message board questioned why former Lion and temporary Tampa LB Teddy Lehman was re-signed this past weekend, user Artermis quipped: "So that the Lions could pick up another ex Buc." The long running joke amongst both the media and fans is Detroit's off-season acquisitions. With a handful of Tampa Bay castoffs joining the roster (and most competing for starting positions), some have...

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