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The Lions placed P Ben Graham on injured reserve and signed veteran P Nick Harris.
Graham suffered a calf injury in Sundays loss to the Titans. PK Jason Hanson took over punting duties the rest of the game. Graham had six punts on the season for an average of 41.3 yards.
Harris, 34, punted in 11 games for the Jaguars last season, averaging 42.7 yards a punt. Source: Pro Football Weekly
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The Detroit Lions have placed punter Ben Graham on injured reserve and re-signed Nick Harris to take over the job, Justin Rogers of Mlive.com reports.
Graham was injured in the opening quarter of the Detroit Lions' 44-41 overtime loss to the Tennessee Titans.
While stepping into his first punt of the game, Graham injured his calf, causing the kick to lack distance and hang...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Dominic Raiola has played 12 years in the NFL and never had anything happen to him like the ending in Detroit Lions 44-41 overtime loss Sunday at Tennessee.
With fourth-and-inches at the Titans 7-yard line, the Lions wanted to try to draw the defense off-sides before having to settle for a game-tying field goal. The only thing that could turn it into a disaster...
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz isn't saying much about quarterback Matthew Stafford's injured right leg.
Stafford left late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 44-41 overtime loss at Tennessee with a strained muscle, and although Shaun Hill played well in a relief role, the last thing the Lions want is a return to the days when their franchise quarterback wasn't...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Jason Hanson rarely, if ever, practices punting anymore.
But there he was Sunday afternoon, stepping in as the Detroit Lions emergency punter, and proving yet again why hes one of the NFLs consummate professionals.
I wasnt comfortable at all, Hanson said of the added responsibility. I was glad just to catch the ball and get it off, at least get out of the way...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford is dealing with a hip injury and there’s a good chance that he doesn’t practice much this week, but still plays on Sunday.
“I would be surprised if he practiced Wednesday or Thursday, but ultimately, when the game rolls around, he’s a tough guy to count out. The injury looks to be more of a hip...
Last week: 21 (-2)
Every year a team goes from in the playoffs to winning 5 games or fewer. The Lions, one of my preseason overrated teams, are a finalist for that spot, but I have them finishing a little bit better than that. However, their defense is atrocious just like last year and Matt Stafford, even if he doesn’t get hurt again, is not going to throw for 5000...
The replacement refs had another bad weekend, and when I was watching the Lions game, I thought that this was the wrong call, but I was far too worried about the next play and didn’t think it over. The way they described it, it seemed they were marking the penalty from the spot of the foul because of the incomplete pass, but what they really did was assess the Lions a 27-yard...
Punter Nick Harris has re-joined the Lions after the team placed Ben Graham on injured reserve with a calf injury. Harris spent eight seasons with Detroit from 2003-11 and was with the Jaguars last season. Harris was released by Jacksonville after the Jaguars drafted Pat Angerer in April, signed with Carolina and then was beaten out for the job by rookie Brad Nortman during the...
Lions running back Mikel Leshoure, who had a stellar NFL debut Week 3, was limited in practice Wednesday with a groin injury. The Detroit Free Press reports Leshoure did partake in position drills. Source: CBSSports Attached Thumbnails
3 for 12
That is the week three Detroit Lions stat of the week. The Lions were just three for 12 on third down, and that simply is not going to get it done. That means that drives sputter out, that means that the Lions are first not getting enough down on their first two downs, and it also means this is just a big play offense.
They sure did try to change that that this week at the...
The Detroit Lions lost starting QB Matthew Stafford to injury Sunday, but they are trying to keep his status hush-hush for this week’s game against the Vikings.
According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz didn’t have any comments on the results of Mathew Stafford’s MRI. He said he’ll make a determination on his status by Friday.
At this point I think Stafford will be ready to go next week.
"Music City Miracle" 2.0, a kickoff return, a failed fourth down attempt in overtime, and much more came from this game. Aside from being what could go down as one of the wildest games all season long, the game had a lot of interesting fantasy situations unravel.Detroit Lions:Welcome to the NFL Mikel Leshoure. After serving his two game suspension, the Lions' came out...