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Detroit Lions re-signed Darryl Tapp; placed Van Noy on I/R exception to return

Today the Detroit Lions re-signed Darryl Tapp and in a corresponding move the team placed Kyle Van Noy on the Injured Reserve with the designation to return. @RavensInsider: LIons re-sign Darryl Tapp, place rookie Kyle Van Noy on short-term injured reserve The post Detroit Lions re-signed Darryl Tapp; placed Van Noy on I/R exception to return appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Detroit Lions: 3 reasons they won’t make the playoffs

“This is our year!” It seems like fans of the Detroit Lions find a reason to say that at the start of every season, at least ever since Calvin Johnson was drafted in 2007. I was in a fantasy football draft with some friends just last night, and one of the guys said exactly those words in the chat box: “This is our year.” For some reason, Detroit fans believe this year’s...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley has lost 10 pounds

Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley has had a rough summer.  He lost his starting job after eating himself out of shape. The good news is that Fairley has lost 10 pounds. Fairley is back down to 305 pounds — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading......
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting the Practice Squad of the Detroit Lions

The NFL practice squad system is a confusing notion for a lot of fans. Not many people fully understand the way the practice squad works, and that is partly because the guidelines for the practice squad change throughout the years. The Detroit Lions were allowed to sign 10 players to their practice squad, and the maximum amount of experience a player can have on the practice squad...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Breaking down the 53-man roster

The Detroit Lions finalized their 53-man roster on Saturday just before the 4 p.m. deadline. It’s a harsh weekend for a lot of players in the NFL; many hopefuls have their lifelong dream snatched away from them. But this is the NFL, home to the most elite football talent in the world. Everyone knows how brutal the business is to crack into. Teams do what must to be done to get...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ten players named to Detroit Lions practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Detroit Lions shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions announce their practice squad; All 10

Today the Detroit Lions announced their practice squad. The team had all these players in their camp this year. OT Michael Williams G Rodney Austin RB George Winn WR Andrew Peacock CB Mohammad Seisay TE Jordan Thompson FB Emil Igwenagu LB Julian Stanford S Nate Ness DT Xavier Proctor The post Lions announce their practice squad; All 10 appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate for his Lions’ Tattoo?

Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate of his Lions’ Tattoo? Mikel Leshoure now a former running back of the Detroit Lions, who had the date he was drafted and a Lions logo tattooed on his arm is no longer an active Lion. This is awkward now……Photo: Mikel Leshoure's Tattoo Of Detroit … The post Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate for his Lions’ Tattoo? appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Detroit Lions

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: RB Mikel Leshoure RB George Winn RB Emil Igwenagu WR Kris Durham WR Andrew Peacock WR Pat Edwards TE Michael Egnew TE Jordan Thompson OL Rodney Austin OL Garrett Reynolds OL Michael Williams OL Darren Keyton DL Darryl Tapp...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Detroit Lions final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Detroit Lions made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in blue and white for Monday Night Football on September 8th. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterback - Matthew Stafford, Dan Orlovsky, Kellen Moore Running back: Reggie...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Roster Cut List – 53 man roster

Players currently on roster: 61 In order to get down to the 53 man roster by 4PM today (8/30) – the Lions were forced to make some tough choices today. Below is a list of those who were cut. We will break down each cut once the dust settles. Cut List: -  RB George Winn RB Mikel Leshoure Center/guard Darren Keyton WR Kris Durham TE Michael Egnew OT Michael Williams OG Garrett...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three problematic takeaways from the preseason

Jim Caldwell and the Detroit Lions will be the first to admit that they still have work to do before becoming a team that can excel through the playoffs. Although the Lions handily beat the Buffalo Bills 23-0 on Thursday, there are still some issues that need to be addressed before the team feels comfortable moving forward. “We have a ways to go, we really do. I’m glad we have...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here

Today the Detroit Lions began cuts with a big name player getting axed first. Mikel Leshours the teams former draft pick has been given the boot. @davebirkett: The Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure he’s being waived. You can track all the Lions cuts here: RB Mikel Leshoure The post Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday web roundup: Detroit Lions

Jerry Jones regrets trading for Detroit Lions' Roy Williams in 2008 ► Or, if you're looking for a brief write-up on what's relevant for Detroit Lions fans ... Once upon a time, during the 2008 winless season, the Lions traded star wide ...  A look inside what cut day is like ► James Ihedigbo was driving back to his apartment after dropping off his playbook in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Rumors Circulate around Detroit Lions

The latest rumors surrounding the Detroit Lions preseason is that they are shopping around for a few extra hands at defensive back. The Lions made a few roster moves of late, but they did not pick up a defensive back. They picked up two tight ends, Michael Egnew and Emil Igwenagu. Unless the Lions keep four tight ends on their active roster, this roster move makes little sense for...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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