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Detroit Lions: First round of cuts complete

The Detroit Lions, like the rest of the NFL, have until 4 p.m. today to take their roster down to 75 player. Detroit promptly finished its first round of cuts yesterday afternoon. No major surprises so far, just protocol along the road to reducing the roster to regular-season size. Here’s who Detroit has let go of so far: Tavecchio attempting a FG in college Giorgio Tavecchio,...
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Lions, Packers, Rams, Ravens, & Redskins

  Lions Lions placed S DeJon Gomes on reserve/PUP list. Packers DT Letroy Guion activation from PUP list is “imminent.” (Tom Pelissero) Rams QB Sam Bradford only tore his ACL and the other ligaments in his knee remain in tact. (Albert Breer) LB James Laurinaitis is returning to practice after missing some time with an ankle injury. (Adam Schefter) Ravens Ravens placed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions claim DeJon Gomes, release Rocky McIntosh

One day after it appeared that Rocky McIntosh had made the Detroit Lions season-opening 53-man roster, the veteran linebacker got released. The Lions made the move Sunday in order to create a roster spot for 6-foot, 208-pound safety DeJon Gomes, who was reportedly claimed off waivers. The Lions are waiting until after Gomes passes a physical to officially announce the transaction...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Look at the Redskins Initial 53-Man Roster (2013)

The Redskins started the day needing to get from 75 players to 53 players. Along the way they decided to keep 4 quarterbacks, which came as a surprise to everyone, and also decided to cut Chase Minnifield and Dejon Gomes. It should also be said that after Jarvis Jenkins and Rob Jackson serve their 4 [...]
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Fletcher and Gomes not fined by NFL

According to the Washington Post, Redskins defenders London Fletcher and DeJon Gomes have not been fined for personal fouls that committed on Monday against the Steelers. Redskins linebacker London Fletcher and strong safety DeJon Gomes did not receive fines for personal fouls committed to last Monday night’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, a person with knowledge...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

DB Gomes inactive for Redskins against Cowboys

Nickel back DeJon Gomes is out for Washington's game against Dallas because of a sprained left knee, while Redskins right tackle Tyler Polumbus is active after missing practice with a concussion. With Robert Griffin III wearing a brace on his sprained right knee, the Redskins have three quarterbacks active for the first time all season Sunday night, including backup Kirk Cousins...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

DeJon Gomes did not like Kobe Bryant’s divorce settlement

Well, I guess we know what Redskins safety DeJon Gomes thinks about Kobe Bryant’s divorce settlement. He was not amused. This is all from his Twitter account last week. Read full article >>
Via D.C. Sports Bog
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins shuffling secondary in final weeks

While the Redskins started rookie DeJon Gomes at safety last week, coaches intended to rotate their three safeties in Sunday’s game at the New York Giants. That could again be the case Saturday against Minnesota, as the Redskins are shuffling their secondary a bit in the season’s final weeks. “It’s not a free for all where we’re just trying to play guys,” Haslett said...
Via Redskins Insider
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

DeJon Gomes now Redskins' starting strong safety

Rookie DeJon Gomes has replaced LaRon Landry as the Washington Redskins' first-string strong safety, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said Thursday morning. Landry still is recovering from a strained groin that has kept him out of the last two games. The coaching staff decided to promote Gomes to a starting role ...
Via Washington Times
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan pleased with DeJon Gomes after first start

With strong safety LaRon Landry sidelined by a sore left Achilles’ tendon, the Washington Redskins went with rookie DeJon Gomes over veteran Reed Doughty, who had started two games at strong safety and three games at free safety. Coach Mike Shanahan said that he and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett made the move not because of displeasure with Doughty, but to take advantage of...
Via Redskins Insider
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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