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One of the weaknesses the Detroit Lions faced going into last season was a lack of depth at the Tackle positions. Jeff Backus and Gosder Cherilus returned to starters duty to open up the 2011 with no real competition, primarily because promising 2010 draft pick Jason Fox couldn’t get healthy. After signing a new 2 [...]
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Lions star Ndamukong Suh reportedly is being sued by a woman who was a passenger in a one-car accident involving Suh's vehicle in Oregon last December.
Who are your real friends?
That is something that athletes should always ask themselves before they allow them in their car. I am not saying Mrs. Van Winkle (yes she is married) didn’t get a bump or a bruise, but I am pretty sure she didn’t get a $1 million bump.
Ndamukong Suh is being sued for just more than $1 million by a woman who claims she was injured in a December...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Bad decisions in real life can lead to bad decisions at crucial times on the football field, too.
That's how Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz came to terms with losing projected starting cornerback Aaron Berry, who was released by the club earlier this week after being arrested twice in less than a month.
Before Lions players headed out on their own following...
I’ve written all offseason about the knuckleheaded, entitled and invincible attitude of NFL players during their time off. It seems every day there is a new report about a player being arrested and what, if any, discipline the league will bring down upon them. In the case of cornerback Aaron Berry, it can’t be worse than what the Lions did to him.
Apparently fed up with Berry’s...
Ndamukong Suh is being sued for just more than $1 million by a woman who claims she was injured in a December car crash in Oregon involving the Detroit Lions' star.
Saadia Van Winkle accuses Suh of negligence, recklessness and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the suit, which her attorney says was filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Police said Suh was not...
The Detroit Lions have picked up some veteran help in their secondary, in the form of one of the few players with the potential to start who’s still available in free agency. Sean Jones, a safety who has started all 16 games each of the last two years for the Buccaneers, has signed with Detroit. [...]
The Lions’ off-the-field run-ins with police this offseason have been so abundant that they probably could fill an entire season of “Cops.”
The latest incident resulted in the team releasing cornerback Aaron Berry, who was arrested for the second time in less than a month after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at three people in Pennsylvania over the weekend.
All the arrests...
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With this being the fourth training camp under coach Jim Schwartz and coordinators Scott Linehan (offense) and Gunther Cunningham (defense), most of the system installation work is done and the Lions can use training camp to focus on a couple of weak spots from last season.
The Detroit Lions have signed former New York Jets cornerback Justin Miller as they try to fill a position weakened by their dismissal of the legally challenged Aaron Berry and the loss to injury of Chris Greenwood.
The Lions said Wednesday that they signed Miller and cut wide receiver Marcus Harris.
Miller was drafted by the Jets in 2005 and last played for the team in 2009.
A passenger in a one-car accident involving Ndamukong Suh last December is suing the Detroit Lions star defensive tackle for more than $1 million in Oregon court. In a complaint filed today, Saadia Van Winkle alleges Suh engaged in negligence, reckless driving and intentional infliction of emotional distress after he crashed his 1970 Chevrolet Coupe into a curb, light pole, drinking...
The Detroit Lions announced today the signing of veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott to a one-year deal on Tuesday. The team released offensive tackle Johnny Culbreath to make room on the 90-man roster for Scott. Scott, 29, began his career with the Lions in 2006 when the team selected him in the fifth round of the NFL Draft. He was waived by the Lions during final cuts before...
On Tuesday, Detroit discarded OT Johnny Culbreath, who was replaced with the addition of Jonathan Scott. On Monday, the Lions let go of projected starting cornerback Aaron Berry following his second arrest of the offseason.
And on Wednesday, the team picked up two replacements at cornerback—both ex-Jets—Justin Miller and Drew Coleman.
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