Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 10/19/14

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Brandon Pettigrew #84 of the Detroit Lions makes the game-winning touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on November 22, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions came from behind to defeat the Browns 38-37. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Fantasy Football News - Popular fantasy tight end, Brandon Pettigrew, was not at practice Thursday marking the second straight day he has missed. Pettigrew suffered a leg injury in the week 14 loss to the Packers. At this point it is time to look for an alternative for week 15 if you were counting on Pettigrew for your playoff roster. FFLockerRoom Take - This is a big blow to Pettigrew owners but I argue that it helps absolutely everyone else on the Detroit Lions roster. Pettigrew had been terrible this year, dropping passes, fumbling passes and all out not hustling! Ok so maybe that last part was a bit harsh. But I’m a Lions fan and I can’t help it. I think Pettigrew not being there helps Stafford throw it more to guys that can catch the ball. Guys like Calvin Johnson and Tony Scheffler and um… oh yeah, Broyles, Young and Burleson are all on IR. So maybe it’s not great news for Stafford, but at least I don’t have to watch him on the field. Just chuck it up to Megatron more and we s...
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