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BEN GRAHAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lions sign punter Harris

The Detroit Lions signed Nick Harris Tuesday to replace injured Ben Graham as their punter. Harris, 34, played with the Lions from 2003-10. He averaged 42.7 yards per punt in 11 games last season for Jacksonville. Harris was signed as a free agent during the off-season by Carolina, but released shortly before the opening game. Graham, 38, suffered a calf injury in the first quarter...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Hanson replaces Lions P Graham after injury

Detroit punter Ben Graham has hurt his left calf in the first quarter Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, forcing the Lions to turn to kicker Jason Hanson to pull double-duty on special teams. Graham seemed to hurt the calf on a 38-yard punt that the Titans returned 65 yards for a touchdown on a lateral from Darius Reynaud back across the field to Tommie Campbell. That TD put Tennessee...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Donahue, Graham still punting it out

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Other than in the secondary, theres really no more heated competition for a job with the Detroit Lions in the final week of the preseason than at punter. In one (coffin) corner is Ryan Donahue, an undrafted free agent out of Iowa who is in his second year with the Lions. He averaged 42.7 yards on 49 punts in eight games last season with Detroit. In other (coffin...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Graham, Donahue still punting it out

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Other than in the secondary, theres really no more heated competition for a job with the Detroit Lions in the final week of the preseason than at punter. In one (coffin) corner is Ryan Donahue, an undrafted free agent out of Iowa who is in his second year with the Lions. He averaged 42.7 yards on 49 punts in eight games last season with Detroit. In other (coffin...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign punter Ben Graham

The Lions on Monday re-signed punter Ben Graham to a one-year deal. Additional terms were not disclosed. Graham originally signed with Detroit on Nov. 15 and was the teams punter for the final seven games of 2011. Ten of his 28 punts for the Lions were downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Only three were into the end zone for touchbacks. Graham, entering his ninth season...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Graham kicks in maiden Detroit win

The Detroit Lions defeated the Carolina Panthers 49-35 on Sunday, giving Australian Ben Graham his first win with his new...
Via Soccer News
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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