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Durant and Scheffler are both still dealing with issues related to concussions.
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Durant and Scheffler, both suffering from concussions, have not practiced with the team all week.
Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler was taken to Henry Ford Hospital and checked for bleeding on his brain after suffering a concussion in Monday night's win over the Chicago Bears, according to a story written by his former teammate Nate Jackson on Deadspin.com.
Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler has been ruled out of Sunday's game against San Francisco due to a concussion.
Scheffler sustained the injury in Monday night's win over the Chicago Bears.
He has four catches for 63 yards and two touchdowns this season.
Lions linebacker Justin Durant will sit out his third consecutive game with a concussion. Bobby Carpenter will...
Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler did not participate in practice for the second straight day on Thursday as he deals with the effects of a concussion.
Scheffler was hit by Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher during Monday's game. Urlacher was assessed a penalty for leading with his head, although replays showed that the linebacker actually hit Scheffler with his shoulder...
Lions TE Tony Scheffler suffered a concussion against the Bears, but only now are we learning about the intense ordeal he endured while Detroit celebrated another victory.
Safety Amari Spievey is questionable after missing the Bears game with a hamstring injury, but Spievey said he expects to start after practicing all week.
Lions tight end Tony Scheffler was taken to Henry Ford Hospital and checked for bleeding on his brain after suffering a concussion in Monday night's win over the Chicago Bears, according to a story written by his former teammate Nate Jackson on Deadspin.com. Scheffler was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit by Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher on his only catch in the third quarter...
Durant suffered headaches in a pre-game workout Monday and hasn't been back on the practice field since. Scheffler suffered a concussion in the second half of the game against the Bears.
DETROIT—I'm here to see my friend Tony Scheffler play. He's a tight end for the Lions and my last, best connection to a modern NFL that churns through players too quickly to catch. This is my third season out of the league; sometimes, it feels like no one I played with is still playing. But of the few who are, several of them are playing...
Lions linebacker Justin Durant and tight end Tony Scheffler have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers because of concussions. Durant already has missed two games with a concussion he suffered late in the fourth quarter of the Lions' Sept. 25 win over the Minnesota Vikings, but defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said he isn't worried about...
Five Detroit Lions players, including linebacker Justin Durant and tight end Tony Scheffler sat out on Wednesday. Eight other players were limited in their participation.
Safety Vincent Fuller joined linebacker Justin Durant and tight end Tony Scheffler as non-participant in Lions practice.
Linebacker Justin Durant and tight end Tony Scheffler are inactive for the Detroit Lions on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. Both are recovering from concussions. San Francisco remains without wide receiver Braylon Edwards, who had right knee surgery earlier this season. Receivers Michael Crabtree (feet) and Ted Ginn Jr.
No real surprises on the Lions' inactive list today.
Linebacker Justin Durant (concussion), tight end Tony Scheffler (concussion) and safety Vincent Fuller (elbow) were announced out on Friday.
Quarterback Drew Stanton, offensive tackle Jason Fox and running back Jerome Harrison are healthy