Found October 07, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday morning that Lions injured RB Jahvid Best will undergo a battery of tests this week to determine whether or not he can come off the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. “He will go through those tests this week,” Schefter said. “The Lions still are unsure whether doctors will clear him. There must be a consensus from the multiple doctors that he’s been visiting before they’ll activate him off PUP, but they’re hopeful to have him back for the Monday night game against the Chicago Bears in Week 7.” Best has been sidelined since week six of last season where he suffered a concussion against the San Francisco 49ers. Obviously his short-term outlook is in the hands of the medical personnel for the Lions, but that really doesn’t seem to be the issue. It’s the long term outlook for Best that’s concerning for the Lions considering they used a first round pick on him and his next concussion could very well mean the end of his playing career all togeth...

Lions great, Hollywood star Karras in hospice

Long-time Detroit Lions fans remember Alex Karras as one of the most dominating defensive linemen of his generation.Movie buffs will never forget the scene from Blazing Saddles when he knocked out a horse with one punch.Karras has lived his life on the edge, but that life apparently is approaching its two-minute warning. He is suffering from kidney failure and under hospice care...

Lions saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand says the franchise is deeply saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday that the former All-Pro defensive lineman and actor has kidney failure and has been given only a few days to live. The 77-year-old Karras has been suffering from dementia. He is among the many former NFL players...

Detroit Lions May Have Finally Found Their Feature Back in Leshoure

The Detroit Lions have dropped two tough games in a row, but there is a bright spot in the losses and his name is Mikel Leshoure. His skill set is not one the Lions have had in their backfield since … Continue reading →

It’s been nearly a year since the Detroit Lions attempted…

It’s been nearly a year since the Detroit Lions attempted to trade RB Jerome Harrison to the Philadelphia Eagles. The deal was vetoed after it was determined Harrison had a brain tumor during the pre-trade physical with the Eagles’ medical staff. Harrison underwent a surgical procedure to remove the tumor shortly after the diagnosis. In May, his agent told the team’s official...

Report: Alex Karras has only a few days to live

A long-time friend of former Lions defensive tackle Alex Karras said Karras has suffered kidney failure and has only a few days to live, the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday. Karras, 77, played for the Lions for 12 seasons between 1958 and 1970 and was named All-Pro three times. He later had a successful acting career in movies and television. Tom McInerney...

Former Brown Jerome Harrison Battling Seizures

Former Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison is suffering from post-tumor seizures, according to former teammate Josh Cribbs. When the Detroit Lions traded the running back back to the Philadelphia Eagles, the team doctors discovered a brain tumor. The trade was nullified and Harrison was sent back to the Lions. While talking about his own recovery from a recent concussion...

Brian Cushing May Have Torn ACL

Houston linebacker Brian Cushing, who left Monday night's game versus the Jets after injuring his left knee, may have torn his ACL, according to Adam Schefter. He'll get an MRI on Tuesday to confirm.Fantasy Spin:He's a starter on the second-best fantasy best defense/special teams in the league, behind only the Chicago Bears. Cushing has 29 tackles, one interception and a forced fumble.

Ben Tate Unlikely to Play Against Jets

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter   Texans RB Ben Tate, a limited participant in last week’s practices due to a toe injury, is unlikely to play tonight vs. Jets. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 8, 2012   The Houston Texans still have not released their in-actives for tonight against the New York Jets, but Ben Tate has been dealing with a toe issue that has kept...

Cedric Benson Out 8 Weeks

Adam Schefter reported Monday that Packers running back Cedric Benson has been diagnosed with a Lisfranc foot injury and is out a minimum of eight weeks.If Benson requires surgery, he could miss the season completely. Benson insisted after Sunday’s game that his injury wasn’t serious, but clearly was overly optimistic. Alex Green and James Starks will likely handle the added...

Texans fear Brian Cushing has a torn ACL

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans fear that linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL during last night’s win over the Jets.Cushing went down after being chop blocked by Jets offensive lineman Matt Slausen.  It was a play that was uncalled for.

Packers rule out Cedric Benson for Sunday

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have ruled out running back Cedric Benson from playing in Sunday’s game against the Texans.Benson suffered a foot injury during yesterday’s loss to the Colts.

Packers could lose Cedric Benson for the season

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson has a Lisfranc foot injury which will likely keep him out of action for the next eight weeks.There’s also a chance that Benson could be done for the season if he ends up needing surgery.
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