Found October 18, 2011 on
The Detroit Lions, sitting in 2nd place in the NFC North with a 5-1 record, have been looking to get a bit more creative on offense. No, I'm not talking about mixing up the playcalling (though that was seriously needed in last week's loss against San Francisco). I'm talking about keeping the defense on their toes with crazy boneheaded plays like this.
So, in looking for creativity, it makes sense that the Lions would trade boring-ass RB Jerome Harrison and a 7th round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for Ronnie Brown. More fumbles like this should lead to the play that we've come to expect from our Lions over the years.
Ok, on a serious note, I love this deal. Harrison was nothing more than a stop-gap for IR'd rookie Mikael Leshoure. Other than the craziness we see above (likely a result of Andy Reid's coaching ability, no doubt), Brown has otherwise lit the NFL on fire when he's been able to stay healthy. Trading a career journeyman for a ...
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Though the activity up to Tuesday’s trade deadline was not exactly buzzing, two teams, the Lions and Eagles — for the most part — pulled off a player-for-player trade, a rarity these days in the NFL.
Unfortunately, swaps like these have conditions, why is they usually don’t take place. One of these conditions came up in this particular trade, rendering it canceled.
As Philadelphia Eagles doctors were giving newly acquired running back Jerome Harrison his physical, they discovered a brain tumor that nullified a trade with the Detroit Lions, according to two league sources. The trade might have actually saved Harrison's life, the sources said. Without the deal being made, Harrison would not have undergone a physical. The tumor is now being...
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Just before the NFL’s trade deadline the Eagles dealt Ronnie Brown to the Lions in exchange for Jerome Harrison who spent time in Philadelphia last year. Minutes before the NFL’s trading deadline at 4pm today the Eagles announced that they had reacquired running back Jerome Harrison along with a conditional seventh round pick from the [...]
DETROIT - ESPN is reporting that Detroit Lions running back Jerome Harrison has a brain tumor.
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The Ronnie Brown experiment in Philadelphia is over as the Eagles announced they've traded the underperforming running back to the Detroit Lions.
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded running back Ronnie Brown to the Detroit Lions for running back Jerome Harrison and a seventh round pick. This trade makes sense for both the Eagles and the Lions. Brown never seemed to fit with the Eagles as a change of pace back behind starter [...]
The reason for Jerome Harrison's failed physical, the one that voided the trade between the Lions and Eagles, was a brain tumor, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions agreed to a trade on Tuesday that would've sent Harrison to Philadelphia. A day later, however, the trade was voided when Harrison did not pass a physical.
With the Lions acquiring Ronnie Brown, more has been written about a 4th string running back than is really deserved. I'm guilty too, but I have an excuse.
Well...actually, I don't.
But I'm going to add to the signal to noise ratio. I want to throw out a few thoughts about the trade before we all move on with our football-addled lives.
Despite what you might hear...
Two days after Jahvid Best suffered his second concussion of the year, the Lions added insurance at the running back position, trading for Eagles backup Ronnie Brown.