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Former Lion CB Chris Houston will not be ready until at least August or September

The possibility of Chris Houston returning to the Lions is probably not that far fetched, because Houston told the Austin American-Statesman that his release this month was a mutual decision designed to help him get healthy for the fall, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Houston suffered a toe injury when someone stepped on his […] The post Former Lion CB Chris...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Houston agrees with Lions' decision to release him

Chris Houston says he agreed with the Detroit Lions' decision to release him two weeks ago because of a severe toe injury. "To be a cornerback, you need that," Houston, a native of Austin, Tex., told the Austin American-Statesman. Houston called the parting of ways with the Lions a mutual decision. He had signed a five-year contract worth $25 million last year when...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent CB Chris Houston Expects To Be Medically Cleared By August Or September

  Free agent CB Chris Houston expects the toe injury that led to the Lions releasing him a few weeks ago to be medically cleared by August or September. “It was something that had to be done, because playing football when you’re constantly hurt is not fun,” Houston said, via the Austin American-Statesman. “Health comes first. If I’m able to get back to 100 percent,...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions release Chris Houston, Brandon Flowers on the way?

The Detroit Lions released cornerback Chris Houston on Friday. The #Lions have released CB Chris Houston. More details from @ttwentyman: — Detroit Lions (@Lions) June 13, 2014 There’s already  rumor that Brandon Flowers could be headed to Detroit after the Chiefs dumped him as well today. Detroit – a rumored destination for...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston misses first day of Lions' mandatory mini-camp

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Injured cornerback Chris Houston continues to be absent from the Detroit Lions' off-season program. Houston, coming off a poor performance last season, underwent surgery for a toe injury a few weeks ago. Other players who are rehabbing injuries -- Joique Bell, Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah, etc. -- have been attending recent practices, but Houston even...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayhew reveals that Chris Houston’s injury is a major concern

The Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew addressed many things at today’s pre-draft press conference. The subject of contract negotiations with Ndamukong Suh was the first thing that he was asked about. He denied all rumors that the Lions ever considered trading Suh. The Lions firmly believe they will resign Suh to an agreeable extension and keep him as the catalyst for...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind; Chris Houston still hurt, Lions worst draft choices, Suh is a distraction

Detroit Lions Chris Houston’s toe injury may effect the Lions draft choice(READ) Detroit Lions open their season with a Monday Night Football party(READ) Detroit Lions worst draft choices over the last 35 years(READ) Cover32 Mock Draft 2.0; The Lions trade up(READ) Ndamukong Suh becoming a legitimate distraction(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind; Chris Houston still...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Post-combine Detroit Lions mock draft (Rounds 1-3)

Post-combine Detroit Lions mock draft (Rounds 1-3)Whenever the NFL Combine comes around, it is so easy for scouts and fans to get carried away.  The numbers can make us swoon or sour on any given prospect.  While a player’s wingspan can give some insight on his potential, the game tape is still the omega to look back at on draft day. With that said, the Combine is still a great...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Two late-round targets in the secondary

Detroit Lions: Two late-round targets in the secondaryIt’s not a question of if the Detroit Lions will target a corner in this year’s draft, it’s a question of when and how many. The Lions had a gaping hole in the secondary in 2013, mostly because the play of Chris Houston declined after he cashed a big check. Bill Bentley’s injury didn’t help and Darius Slay’s inexperience...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions boast improved secondary

Chris Houston (Photo Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images) Until last year’s draft the Detroit Lions continued to neglect a putrid secondary.  Names like Kalvin Pearson, Gerald Alexander, Jamar Fletcher, C.C. Brown, and Jonathan Wade donned blue and silver just a few years ago. In last year’s draft the Lions finally threw three mid-to-late round picks at the need.  Many were still...
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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