Found September 21, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
Never since Doug Flutie, has there been a quarterback come into the NFL with such an illustrious winning background out of college who was never given a true shot as a starter in Kellen Moore of the Detroit Lions. Moore came from a college career with Boise State finishing 50-3 as a starter, becoming the all-time quarterback in NCAA Division 1 FBS with the most wins. However the number one issue holding Moore from even being drafted in the NFL was his height at 6 foot and small stature. Now Moore is on the Detroit Lions as the second backup and presumably the reason for Moore on the squad is more for trade bait down the line. If Moore develops over the next couple years, but the true predictor if Moore will get a shot lays with Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks.
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Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith will have additional competition in the Lions' backfield this week with the return of Mikel Leshoure (suspension/Achilles).Fantasy Spin:Smith received most of the reps with the first team this week and will certainly be the starter, but fantasy owners should pay attention to how the Lions use Leshoure and re-evaluate Smith's value after the game.
He missed last week with a knee injury, but after practicing in full Saturday, it appears the oft injured left tackle Russell Okung will suit up for Monday Night Football against the Packers. Veteran journeyman Frank Omiyale did an admirable job in his absence last week, allowing just 1 quarterback hit on 25 pass block snaps and getting penalized once, but the Seahawks have to be...
This week, the Detroit Lions head to Nashville to take on the 0-2 Titans. The Lions are coming off a tough loss to the 49ers, and Matthew Stafford needs to step up his performance against a Titans team ranked 20th against the pass.The Titans, however, have had more than one tough game. Their first two weeks have been a struggle, as the offense has failed to move the ball and the...
Marshawn Lynch is known as ‘Beast Mode’ on the field, but apparently he likes to walk around in he classic Jason mask off the field. I think we see some skittle showers this Monday Night. This pic was courtesy of one Sidney Rice.
Mark Ingram Stiffs Arm A Fan
LeSean McCoy Has Grabby Hands
On Sunday, Seahawks WR Golden Tate delivered a knockout blow to Cowboys LB Sean Lee on a blindside block that made all the highlight reels, and has now left Tate $21,000 poorer after being fined by the NFL.
The hit also gave us one of the more brutal photos of the football season so far:
(Photo: Max Faulkner via seattletimes.com)
The look on Lee’s face – with Tate’s helmet...
A number of mixed opinions have surfaced since Greg Schiano ordered the Bucs to play hard until the final whistle against the Giants last Sunday. Tom Coughlin was the most upset about it and Justin Tuck didn’t seem too far behind. Jerry Jones thinks the kneel-down play should be eliminated altogether and we here at LBS don’t see what all the fuss is about. Neither does Pete...
Michael Crabtree didn’t exactly call out his teammates before last week’s game against the Detroit Lions, but he did issue a challenge to his offensive comrades to keep up with the high standard of performance being put forth regularly by San Francisco’s rugged defense and superior special teams units. Crabtree certainly has lived up to that standard himself during the Niners’ 2-0 start.
Make some room next to your dusty, old Flutie Flakes because Gronk Flakes could soon be up for grabs.
It's unclear when or even if Rob Gronkowski will follow in Doug Flutie's footsteps in having his own type of cereal, but photos have surfaced on Twitter indicating that Gronk Flakes could be hitting the shelves before long.
Again, there's not much in the way of details...
This week, the Titans take on the Detroit Lions at home at LP Field on Sunday at noon. The Lions are coming off a 27-19 defeat at San Francisco on Sunday night football following a 27-23 home win against the Rams.
To get a better idea of the opponent the Titans face, I watched the Lions-Rams game and then re-watched the 49ers game. After the jump, what I've seen of the...
What a run! Am I the only one who sees flashes of Marshawn Lynch in this kid? But don't get too big of a head yet, buddy. You've still got to have a lot of run-ins with the law before you reach...
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