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Detroit Lions Sign Veteran CB Drayton Florence

The Detroit Lions have brought in another veteran cornerback to help shape their new look defense. This will be Florence’s second stint with the Detroit Lions, and he started 5 games in 2013 for the Carolina Panthers. Florence isn’t expected to start over Slay or Mathis. The signing of Florence is more than likely just to add depth to the cornerback position, and comes just a...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions sleepers heading into 2014

“Ziggy” Ansah stops running back Bilal Powell for no gain (Photo Credit: Kirthmon Dozier/Detroit Free Press) The hopes of an improved roster and coaching staff must be met for the Detroit Lions to make it back into the playoff mix.  Key additions will be vital, but Caldwell and Co. will be counting on breakthrough performances from some of their young prospects. If the Lions...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Tender Offers To Chris Greenwood, Jeremy Ross, Julian Stanford & Matt Veldman

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Lions have tendered offers to exclusive rights free agents CB Chris Greenwood, WR Jeremy Ross, LB Julian Stanford and TE Matt Veldman. Tim Twentyman also reports that Lions extended an exclusive rights free agent tender to WR Kris Durham. Pelissero mentions that Greenwood,Ross and Stanford will receive $570,000 each for the 2014 season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Waive Two Players, Sign DE Jarius Wynn

With the developing lack of depth along the Cowboys defensive line, the team has gone out and signed defensive end Jarius Wynn. In order to make room for Wynn, the team also released defensive lineman David Carter and cornerback Chris Greenwood. The Boys also signed running back Davin Maggett to the practice squad. All these moves probably mean that Wynn is in the active...
Via The Outlaws
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions coach wants players to fess up on injuries

No pain, no gain, right? Part of being a NFL player is playing through injuries. At least that's the perception. The unwritten rule is that you suck it up and do everything you can to stay on the field. But does that type of mentality sometimes become a detriment for both the player and the team? Detroit Lions secondary coach Marcus Robertson has seen the negative side of...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Links: Could Chris Greenwood Be Close to Returning to Practice?

Here is the latest news on the Detroit Lions news heading into their Week 6 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles… • A lot of news about fifth round rookie cornerback Chris Greenwood coming out today. He is eligible to return off … Continue reading →
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions sign former Jets cornerback Justin Miller

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. ...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions sign first round pick Riley Reiff, Broyles and Greenwood will start training camp on the PUP list

Monday the Lions tied up their final loose end from this past draft when they signed Riley Reiff to a four-year rookie contract worth and estimated $8 million dollars with $6.5 million guaranteed. The signing allowed Reiff to report to rookie training camp today along with the other Lions draft picks. Detroit getting Reiff under contract is obviously significant but it may be even...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Albion DB Greenwood now with hometown Lions

Detroit Lions defensive back Chris Greenwood is trying to make quite a jump. Drafted in the fifth round out of Albion College, Greenwood has been at rookie minicamp with his hometown team. Greenwood is from the Detroit area and went to Martin Luther King High School. He says it's a big adjustment, going from Division III to an NFL camp, but it's an important experience for...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions draft Albion College CB Chris Greenwood

The Detroit Lions drafted some bigger names from big-time schools this past weekend.  Three players from Oklahoma one from Iowa.  And they also took a couple from smaller schools – New Mexico State, Temple and Louisiana-Lafayette.  In the sixth round, they drafted a cornerback from Division III Albion College in Albion, Michigan.  His name is Chris Greenwood. Greenwood became...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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