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Lions release 8 players today to make room for UDFA signings

Today the Detroit Lions released eight veteran players to make room for their UDFA signings.  The most notable of the bunch was Carlin Isles, the former Rugby professional.  He was signed to the team last year at the end of the season and is known as the fastest player in Rugby.  He will continue his […] The post Lions release 8 players today to make room for UDFA signings appeared...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miss Football? Give Rugby a Try and Check Out the RBS 6 Nations Tournament!

Do you miss football? Do you wish there was something on television that was fast paced, full of monster hits, and action packed? Well--there is.It's called rugby.Chances are you've heard of rugby. Maybe you had a friend that played in college or maybe you went to one of their epic parties (and they are epic). Maybe you've seen the College 7s tournament on television or the international...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Fans, This is What Carlin Isles Can Do For You

It was a woeful season for the Detroit Lions once again, but towards the end they made a move that could very well provide the team with a much needed spark next season--they signed USA Rugby star Carlin Isles. As good a day as it was for the Lions it was almost a sad day for U.S. rugby fans. Was there team going to lose one of the game's brightest stars?The answer is no, and during...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions newest football player ran a 4.2 forty against a player in first practice (Video)

Carlin Isles was a former Rugby speedster who was recently sogned by the Detroit Lions. Well in his first practice he was timed running a 4.22 forty. He also smoked his teammate who was labeled as the fastest on the team. Here is the video what do you think? I think Isles is faster than […]
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign rugby star Isles

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Carlin Isles can run like few on the planet, but can he catch the football? The Detroit Lions are going to find out. They have signed Isles, a 5-foot-8, 165-pound rugby star, to their practice squad after he reportedly was clocked in 4.22 seconds when he ran the 40-yard dash during a tryout with the club earlier this week. "I wanted to run a second time," said...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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