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Darryl Tapp helped Devin Taylor actualize his potential

The Detroit Lions signed defensive end Darryl Tapp as a free agent before the 2014 season. Although he has started only one game since joining the team, his impact goes far beyond his statistical production.Tapp, a 31-year-old veteran of the league, took fellow defensive end Devin Taylor under his wing in 2015. Taylor trained with his experienced teammate and became as close as a...
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Lion: Packers needed '10 or so phantom un-clocked seconds'

The Packers-Lions game on Thursday night featured one of the most incredible finishes you will ever see, and at least some Detroit players feel they were cheated by the officials. Aaron Rodgers connected with tight end Richard Rodgers on a game-winning Hail Mary (video here) after a controversial facemask penalty gave Green Bay one final play. Following the heartbreaking loss, Lions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Manning, Broncos still unbeaten after win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are undefeated, even though they haven't exactly wowed anybody offensively. That could be a very good sign for the five-time MVP and his team. ''We've beaten three playoff teams, right? Two of them on the road,'' Manning said. ''Knew we were playing a team who was going to come out with everything they had tonight.'' Manning threw...
Via Associated Press
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Darryl Tapp praises Stafford's toughness, says Lions QB is 'granite'

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has weathered some heavy blows so far this season, but he keeps coming back for more. Stafford injured his elbow against the San Diego Chargers in Week 1; he had X-rays on his chest after the Minnesota Vikings game last Sunday. Lions defensive end Darryl Tapp praised Stafford's toughness, as the battered quarterback prepares to play against...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tapp: Lions don't want 0-1 start to 'snowball into something worse'

Darryl Tapp is a 31-year-old journeyman of the NFL, and he knows trouble when he sees it. After last Sunday's loss to the San Diego Chargers, Tapp wants to make sure his Detroit Lions get back on the right track before things get any worse. When reminded that Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers completed 83.3 percent of his passes and San Diego's offense put up 483 yards, Tapp said...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit's Darryl Tapp hypes Lions defensive line despite losses

Don't tell defensive end Darryl Tapp that the Detroit Lions will miss Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in 2015. In an interview with Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press, Tapp sounded plenty confident in replacements Haloti Ngata and Tyrunn Walker, plus the depth Detroit has behind them."Haloti's a massive man, an All-Pro guy," Tapp told the Free Press. "He makes things happen...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2015  |  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
September 02, 2014  |  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

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