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Matt Prater: I haven't had a drink in six weeks

The Detroit Lions organization found itself in a dire situation after the team had no choice but to cut Alex Henery after the kicker missed all three field goal attempts in Detroit’s 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. It left the team this week scrambling to find a replacement for Henery, who the […] The post New Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater says he hasn’t had...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Detroit Lions K Alex Henery named biggest goat from Week 5

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after five games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions are working out several veteran cornerbacks today

Today the Detroit Lions are working out a couple veteran cornerbacks according to Josina Anderson and Aaron Wilson.  The team is looking to upgrade at this point, and they do have an open roster spot. The team waived kicker Alex Henery yesterday after missing multiple field goals against the Bills Sunday. Agent Anthony Paige told […] The post Lions are working out several veteran...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Release Kicker Alex Henery After Three Second-Half Misses Vs. Bills

The Detroit Lions are likely appreciating retired kicker Jason Hanson more these days than they did when he was actually on their roster. The Lions released Alex Henery a day after he missed three second-half field goals in Detroit’s 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills, the team announced Monday. Henery’s final miss came with a minute to go and the game tied 14-14. Henery was...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What went wrong in the loss to the Bills

The Detroit Lions lost 17-14 to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, in what can only be described as an embarrassing defeat. In a game where Alex Henery missed all three of his field goal tries, the Bills’ Dan Carpenter provided a fitting knockout blow by drilling the game-winning 58-yarder right down the middle with four seconds remaining. Despite leading 14-3 with only 16 minutes and...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions waive kicker Alex Henery

The Detroit Lions announced that they have waived K Alex Henery on Monday. The #Lions have released Alex Henery, Jim Caldwell announced. — Detroit Lions (@Lions) October 6, 2014 This should come as no surprise given that Henery missed three field goals in Sunday’s Week 5 loss to the Bills. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported that Detroit has another kicker workout...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Henery misses three field goals in Lions loss

Alex Henery joined the Detroit Lions in mid-September but his stay on the team may be nearing its end. In Sunday’s Week 5 loss to the Buffalo Bills the kicker missed three field goals. Coupled with a miss in his first game with the team and he is just 1-for-5 on the season. Henery earned his release from Philadelphia for missing kicks in the clutch and things have not changed...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions done in by field goal misses once again

The Detroit Lions may have to move on to their third placekicker of the season and it’s only Week 5. The Lions’ poor kicking cost them the game in a 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Alex Henery, who replaced Nate Freese after Week 3, went 0-for-3 on field goal attempts. He missed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Possible Replacements for Alex Henery (Cause He’s Definitely Getting Cut)

Embattled Eagles placekicker Alex Henery missed a chipshot 31-yard field goal in Thursday’s preseason game against the Steelers, which might be the last nail in the coffin for the former 4th round pick.  Despite his high draft position and success in his first two seasons, Henery made only 67% of attempts from 40-yards or beyond last […] The post Eagles Possible Replacements...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Henery’s future, free agency and Bill Davis

Thank you to everyone who sent us questions this week via e-mail. We appreciate the involvement as we wind down towards the end of the NFL season. They’re going to cut Alex Henery, right? – Dale from Sellersville I wouldn’t say they’ll cut him, but I fully expect them to bring in some competition. Henery’s stats aren’t all that bad, it’s just his misses stand out a...
Via cover32 - Eagles
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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