Breakout seasons aren't always immediately recognized.
It often takes time for reflection, if not another year of performance to prove to others that a player is for real.
Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was deserving of a Pro Bowl invite last season, but he didn't get it.
However, his fellow players rewarded him this offseason when they selected Levy as the 59th-best...
The Detroit Lions are coming off of their first Thanksgiving Day victory in a decade and remain in first place in the NFC North. The Lions (7-5) will look to continue its winning ways when they travel to Philadelphia to face off against the Eagles. The Eagles (7-5) are tied with Dallas for first place in the NFC East and will rely heavily on its offense if it hopes to come out on...
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...
The Detroit Lions defense is used to digging into their pockets to pay fines issued by the league for their rough and tumble style of play.
Linebacker DeAndre Levy may be next on the list after drawing an unnecessary roughness for a hit on tight end Ryan Taylor in the third quarter of the Lions’ Thanksgiving Day beatdown over the Green Bay Packers.
As both the hammer and the...
Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was angry that he was flagged for unnecessary roughness for hitting Packers tight end Ryan Taylor as Taylor was catching a pass. Like many defensive players, Levy thinks the league has gone way too far in its player safety rules. “It’s a joke, man,” Levy told the Detroit News. “The NFL’s […]
In his last start for the Green Bay Packers in 2011 against the Detroit Lions, quarterback Matt Flynn set franchise single-game records for yards (480) and touchdowns (6). Flynn went on to collect $14.5 million from the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders while starting just one game. “We got him paid,” linebacker DeAndre Levy said, […]
The grizzled beard, which he's been growing nearly a year, is the perfect look for Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy.
Levy isn't your typical pro athlete -- or normal person, for that matter -- who likes to vacation in a luxurious hotel with a beach and fancy restaurants nearby.
He's way too adventurous.
Levy spent his summer trip hiking through a remote area in...
Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy spent some time this summer roughing it in the Amazon rainforest and some of the things he ate leave a lot to be desired.
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A core that many expected to shine in its second full season together played duller than a pocket flashlight pointed at the sun. The trio combined for a forced fumble and one whole sack. Yay, go team! What was their interception total, you ask? Let me take you behind closed doors and rewrite the inspirational pep...
DeAndre Levy and the Detroit Lions have agreed on a new, multi-year deal today. Levy started 13 games for the Lions last year and is expecting the full-time starting position at outside linebacker next year. Lions drafted Levy in 2009 out of Wisconsin with the 76th overall pick in the 3rd round. Last year, he played [...]