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And the ax keeps falling on the proverbial chopping block that is the Detroit Lions locker room.
According to reports from Yahoo! Sports; Staff writer Brian McIntyre – the next move that the Lions will make will involve DE Kyle Vanden Bosch.
Asked about Lions cash/cap savings on Kyle Vanden Bosch: $7M cash, $4.9625M cap (if a non-June 1 release)
— Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) February 5, 2013
A $7M cash, $4.9625M cap savings is quite the persuasive argument. Add in Vanden Bosch’s dwindling numbers and this organizational restructuring is on course to make for one interesting draft/off-season.
Last year, Vanden Bosch totaled 8 sacks while playing 777 snaps, but in 2012 he only tallied 3.5 sacks and was rated as the worst 4-3 defensive end in the league by Pro Football Focus.
If this report pans out, there will be 5 players remaining set to receive a roster bonus come the March 12th open of Free Agency.
Below are the players set to receive roster bonuses in 2013:
Jeff Backus — $5...
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According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports, the Detroit Lions plan on releasing 34 year-old defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch.
The 34-year-old defensive end has been informed he’ll be released, according to a person informed of the impending roster move. The person, who spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the move was not official. The person was unsure...
Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports that the Lions will in fact release DE Kyle Vanden Bosch, according to a person that has been informed of the roster move.
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I feel that there is still a role for Kyle Vanden Bosch with the Detroit Lions -- a position on the coaching staff.
In a move that really does not come as a surprise, the Detroit Lions have released veteran DE Kyle Vanden Bosch this afternoon. The 34-year old defensive end was slated to cost $10.7 million against the Lions salary cap in the 2013 season. While Vanden Bosch has been known for the majority of his career as a high motor, energetic player, his play has slipped in the last season.
The Detroit Lions are cleaning house, cutting cost, whatever spin you want to put on it. USA Today is reporting that the Lions have cut defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch.
The move was reportedly made in a cap and cost cutting measure. The release will save Detroit about $8 million in cap room.
Vanden Bosch had two more years on his contract at about $5 million per. The Lions...
Hot News for DE Kyle Vanden Bosch
One day after releasing problem receiver Titus Young, the Detroit Lions look set to dump expensive salary from their experienced roster as well.
According to USA Today, 11-year defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch has been informed by Detroit that he will be released.
In 2010, he signed a four-year deal worth $26 million, and heading into 2013, Vanden Bosch was scheduled to...
Sometimes business can get personal, especially in the sports world. However, not all athletes take such an emotional approach to the business side of the game.
Kyle Vanden Bosch has learned to separate those two facets of his life, even when it comes to something as emotional as his own wedding. When the Detroit Lions released Vanden Bosch on Wednesday, the three-time Pro Bowler...
The Detroit Lions have released two veteran starters, cutting defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and guard Stephen Peterman on Tuesday.
Vanden Bosch signed a four-year contract with Detroit worth $26 million when he arrived as a free agent before the 2010 season. He quickly earned respect in the locker room, but the price tag may have been too high this year for the 34-year-old.
It has been a busy week for the Detroit Lions, and it is only Tuesday. Yesterday, the Lions cut ties with troubled wide receiver Titus Young, today sees the release of team leader Kyle Vanden Bosch and offensive guard Stephen Peterman.
The moves seem to be the first moves of many in trying to restructure a lack luster team that ended the 2012 season 4-12 after coming off...
The Lions continue to clean house on the second day of the roster thaw.
According to Lions.com’s Tim Twentyman the team released offensive guard Stephen Peterman after his third season with the team.
Lions G Stephen Peterman has been notified of his release, according to a league source.
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) February 5, 2013
Peterman, who has started 86 games including...
The Detroit Lions continued hacking and whacking contracts on Tuesday, with the releases of veteran defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and offensive guard Stephen Peterman.
The team confirmed both moves via a statement:
Peterman played the last seven years with the Lions after joining the club during the 2006 season. In those seven years, Peterman played in 87 games (86 starts) with...