ASHLEE PALMER RUMORS

Lions LBs mix of experience and newcomers

The Detroit Lions lost one of their three starting linebackers in free agency. His likely replacement will be a familiar face. Ashlee Palmer, who saw plenty of action on special teams last season, will join Stephen Tulloch and DeAndre Levy in the middle of the defense this season. He replaces starter Justin Durant, who's now battling for a job in Dallas. The lead trio also...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Palmer believes the starting job is his to lose at linebacker

The Detroit Lions underwent an off-season makeover to try to rebuild the defense, both upfront and in the secondary. The club did nothing, however, to upgrade at linebacker. In fact, the Lions lost Justin Durant, the team's second-leading tackler a year ago. Durant signed a free-agent deal with Dallas. "They didn't feel they needed to add anything," said Ashlee...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Training Camp Toss-up: Ashlee Palmer, Travis Lewis or Tahir Whitehead at OLB?

With training camp underway for the Detroit Lions and the preseason approaching, we’re putting some positional battles under the microscope with a series of Toss-ups … Training Camp Toss-up, No. 1: With Stephen Tulloch and DeAndre Levy set as two of the three starters at linebacker, who claims the third spot? Chris Burke: Ashlee Palmer. There’s not a real overwhelming choice...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions could have found their starting linebacker in the 7th round

Let’s be honest, How many people knew the name Brandon Hepburn before his name was called on day three of the draft?  I am probably one of the few that had actually watched film of Brandon prior to the NFL Scouting Combine.  Brandon Hepburn came out of Florida A&M as one of the most prolific linebackers in the past 10 years.  Hepburn is a big, fast, and physical linebacker...
Via NFL Draft Zone
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

SLR Detroit Lions Player Of The Year Tournament First Round: Corey Williams vs. Ashlee Palmer

SideLion Report has great readers so it makes sense that you should have a say in helping us name the SideLion Report Detroit Lions player of the year. The players have been seeded and placed into a tournament bracket with each matchup determined by a reader vote. To ensure that everyone has a chance to vote, polls will remain open until midnight on the west coast. At that time...
Via Sidelion Report
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ashlee Palmer draws cheers

He smacked Marcus Sherels pretty good during Sherels' 16-yard return. Crowd is really into it today. Lions president Tom Lewand told season ticket holders during a pregame forum that the team leads the league in drawing false start penalties on opponents. The noise can definitely be a
Via Lions Blog
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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