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Detroit Lions Sign DE Darryl Tapp, OLB Kyle Van Noy Put on IR

The Detroit Lions have decided to bring in a familiar helping hand to help them deal with the injury to their rookie outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy. Darryl Tapp, who was recently cut by Detroit, was brought back in to help give the Lions an extra hand at getting to the quarterback. Although Darryl Tapp is a defensive end by trade, he is very quick to get off the ball, and he has...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Re-Sign DL Darryl Tapp

  The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that they have re-signed veteran DL Darryl Tapp just a few days after they released him, per Tim Twentyman. Tapp was among the final roster cuts made by the Lions as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players this past weekend. Detroit originally signed Tapp to a one-year contract back in March, so they are more than familiar with him. Last...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland Browns Offensive Lineman Absolutely Destroys a Lions Defensive End

Brian Hoyer will be showing at least one member of his offensive line some love after he watches film from the Lions game. It looked as if Lions defensive end Darryl Tapp had a bead on him, but than John Greco peeled back and absolutely destroyed the poor man.Well done Mr. Greco. Well done indeed.@cjzero/Twitter Loading...
Via FatManWriting
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Lions consider drafting a defensive end?

Since Willie Young has departed, the Lions remaining starter from last season is Ziggy Ansah. Ansah put together an excellent rookie campaign and showed steady improvement throughout the year and should be a staple of the Lions defense for years to come. It’s the other side that leaves the Lions with question marks. Detroit does have one of last year’s free agent prizes, Jason...
Via cover32 - Lions
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions To Sign DL Darryl Tapp

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press that free agent DL Darryl Tapp plans on signing with the Lions Thursday. Tapp was in Detroit for a visit with the Lions Thursday, so it appears as though they moved quickly to get this deal done. The Lions lost DE Willie Young to the Bears earlier in the day, so they could view Tapp as an adequate replacement for Young. Tapp will be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What does Darryl Tapp bring to the Redskins table?

The Washington Redskins have put the finishing touches to their 2013 free agency by signing former Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive end, Darryl Tapp. Tapp will be entering his eighth season in the NFL, after being drafted in 2006 by the Seattle Seahawks. Tapp played his college ball at Virginia Tech where he was a two-time First Team All-ACC player. Tapp played his first four seasons...
Via The Penalty Flag
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Reach An Agreement With DE Darryl Tapp

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins have reached an agreement with DE Darryl Tapp on a one-year deal. Tapp, 28, was limited to playing just 257 snaps for the Eagles last season, but despite the limited role, he’s been a fairly productive player for them, according to Pro Football Focus’ ratings. He’ll be asked to move to outside linebacker next season, but he...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tapp attends birth of his daughter

Some NFL players are forced to make a difficult personal decision about attending the birth of their child if it coincides with a regular-season game. Not Darryl Tapp. The Philadelphia Eagles defensive end received the blessing of head coach Andy Reid to miss last Monday night's 28-13 loss to New Orleans. Tapp instead stayed in the hospital with his wife Tiffany, a fitness...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles expected to trade Darryl Tapp

Getty Martin Frank of believes the Philadelphia Eagles will trade veteran defensive end Darryl Tapp. Frank did a break down of which defensive ends he expects to make the Eagles’ 53-man roster. “This is easily the Eagles’ strongest position. Jason Babin, Cullen Jenkins, Fletcher Cox, Derek Landri, Trent Cole, Brandon Graham, Vinny Curry, Cedric Thornton,...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Tweet of the Week: Civic Pride Edition

It happens to all of us. You open your mailbox and receive *gasp*–a summons for jury duty. What to do, what to do. Many rack their brains to think of some way out of it. But most of us begrudingly go, not knowing what to expect but hoping against hope that we don’t get picked. Eagles DE Darryl Tapp received his call to perform his civic duty on Monday, and admirably did not try...
Via Philly Sports Muse
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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