Detroit's thoughts on Avril 

February, 22, 2013
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The mass exodus of defensive players that is expected for the Detroit Lions this offseason may not include all of their impending free agents. To varying degrees, the team hopes to re-sign the likes of DE Cliff Avril, LB DeAndre Levy, CB Chris Houston and S Louis Delmas. It's Avril, however, that's drawn the most attention to this point.