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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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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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Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre Levy Possible This Summer

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media mentioned Lions OLB DeAndre Levy as a candidate who could receive a long-term extension in the weeks leading up to the start of the regular season. According to Rapoport, Detroit views Levy as being “essential” to their team and chose to keep him over Justin Durant a few years ago. Levy has ... The post Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre...
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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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Lions' Levy continues offseason adventures

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is on another of his offseason adventures. This time, he posted a photo on Instagram while showing off a sloth that he said he caught in the Peruvian Amazon. He also pledged to let anyone "pet him" if they make a donation to help turn an abandoned school in Detroit into a community center. This is just the latest of Levy's wild trips. Here's...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ can’t let Levy get to free agency

Elite Lions’ linebacker DeAndre Levy is an unrestricted free agent after next season. DeAndre Levy led the NFL in solo tackles in 2015. Lets let that sink in for a second, that dude that no one outside of Michigan or Wisconsin has even heard of, led the world in tackles last year. That’s after having the second most interceptions in the NFL the previous year…as a 4-3 outside...
June 01, 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

DeAndre Levy and his beard are having a breakout season

Every month is "Movember" for Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. "It's 'No Shave Ever,'" said Levy, whose beard is at about its one-year anniversary. "Just let it go," Levy added of his facial-hair approach. "Don't maintain it. I've trimmed it down like twice, just to get a fresh coat in." A couple months ago, Levy was best known for that beard and the rats he claims he dined...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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