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What if DeAndre Levy played running back instead of linebacker?

DeAndre Levy is a fine outside linebacker. Last month, the Detroit Lions signed Levy to a four-year contract extension worth $33.7 million -- a testament to his value on the defensive side of the ball. But what if he took a few handoffs, too? In a recent Sports Illustrated piece titled "NFL Stars: Trading Places," the media outlet helped readers imagine what it would be like if some...
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DeAndre Levy wants to spend new money on solid gold dog dishes

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was already a rich man. But on Wednesday, after signing a four-year contract extension, Levy became even richer. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported that his extension is worth $33.75 million with $20 million of it guaranteed. So what's he going to do with all that money? His answer may confound you. "The first thing I'll do probably is get two...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Terms of DeAndre Levy’s extension revealed

Ian Rapoport of has gotten a hold of the Detroit Lions contract extension for outside linebacker DeAndre Levy. At first glance, it seems the Detroit Lions got a bargin for the NFL’s second leading tackler in 2014. Details on that 4-year extension for #Lions LB DeAndre Levy: Its worth $33.72M ($8.43M per year). $20M in guarantees. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 6...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions and DeAndre Levy enter extension negotiations

As training camp has opened for the Detroit Lions in Allen Park, Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew said today that he and representatives of linebacker DeAndre Levy have stated working on a contract extension to keep the NFL’s leading tackler in Honalulu Blue and Silver for the foreseeable future. Levy, 28, was a third round pick of the Lions back in 2009 and has been a consistent...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LB DeAndre Levy 'essential' for Detroit Lions' defense to thrive

DeAndre Levy is one of the most impactful and productive 4-3 outside linebackers you'll find across the league. Last season, Levy's sixth with the Detroit Lions, he racked up 151 tackles, 2.5 sacks, an interception and a safety. The Lions view Levy as "essential" for their defense to thrive, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. That's big news since Levy is in the final year of...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lions LB DeAndre Levy sled down active volcano

Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy doesn’t just play with reckless abandon on the field.  He’s a madman off of it too.  On Saturday, he posted a picture to Instagram of him sledding down an active volcano in Leon, Nicaragua.  He captioned the photo: “I don’t always go sledding, but when I do, it’s down an active volcano. Leon, Nicaragua. #BigFootHostel #CerroNegro.” His...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy shares photo of himself sledding down active volcano

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is known for his death-defying offseasons. During a 2013 trip to the Amazon rainforest, Levy slept with a machete and survived by eating frogs, rats and piranha fish. Earlier this offseason, the linebacker walked on the wings of a biplane. He has also hiked Machu Picchu in Peru and swam with sharks in South Africa. Over the weekend, Levy felt...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy wasn’t scared during plane walk because he’s not ‘chicken-s**t’

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy made some news a few months ago when footage surfaced of him taking a walk out onto a wing of a biplane high above a body of water. When asked how one conjures up the intestinal fortitude to attempt such a risky, death-defying stunt and not be afraid, Levy provided...Read More The post DeAndre Levy wasn’t scared during plane walk because he’s...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB DeAndre Levy takes ride on top of a moving plane

  Cliff diving was so two days ago.   If you’ll recall, quarterback Tom Brady gave New England Patriots fans a minor heart attack this weekend by taking a rather dangerous plunge off a rock cliff in Costa Rica. Apparently DeAndre Levy got wind of the QB’s bold exploits, because the Detroit Lions linebacker posted a couple photos to Instagram on Sunday that made...
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions positional battle: Linebackers

Heading into the third week of preseason, the Detroit Lions are going to begin simulating games to look more like the regular season. Jim Caldwell stated, “we have to adjust to give them as much (of a simulation) as we possibly can of what it’s going to look like.” The Lions’ defense, particularly the secondary, has been criticized for their inability to become an integral...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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