The 2009 Detroit Lions could be well-represented in the United Football League in 2010, which probably tells you all you need to know about the roster inherited by Jim Schwartz & Co. last year.
First, it was quarterback Daunte Culpepper, who went 0-10 as a starter in two seasons in Detroit,
Late last season, Lions veteran defensive end Dewayne White laughed sarcastically when asked about his goals for the end of another dismal season in Detroit.
DE Dewayne White and FB Jerome Felton are the notable inactive players for the Lions today. The others: DB Jahi Word-Daniels, G/C Melvin Fowler, OT Corey Hilliard, DE Andre Fluellen and TE Casey FitzSimmons.
White is still bothered by a toe injury, though he returned from a two-game absence and
Dewayne White's return to the lineup has been pretty quiet until now. But a third-down blitz by cornerback Phillip Buchanon forced a sack-fumble on Carson Palmer, and White, who had good pressure off the left end, scooped up the fumble and was tackled at the 50-yard line.
Down 13 points, it's up
Linebacker Ernie Sims will miss his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury, but defensive end Dewayne White returns to the lineup today after missing the last two weeks with a bone bruise in his foot. With White returning, Landon Cohen will sit today on the defensive line. White won't start
At different points in the season, Dewayne White missed five games with injury, Sammie Hill missed three games while Cliff Avril and Jason Hunter have each missed two games.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford isn't the only rookie returning to the Lions' lineup today against St. Louis. Defensive tackle Sammie Hill is returning from an ankle injury, too.
"I think getting Sammie Hill back is really big," defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said. "Out of everybody that was out - that's not being disrespectful to guys like Jason...
Saturday night got off to a bad start when Lions TE Carson Butler and DL Dewayne White got into a fight during warmups.Said Lions QB Matthew Stafford of his 5-for-13 performance, "Obviously, it's a tough loss, and we don't want...
Detroit Lions defensive end Dewayne White enthusiastically offered up a bold prediction about the upcoming NFL season that included the No. 10. No,...
Lions defensive end Dewayne White is set to return to the gridiron in Week 15 at Indianapolis following a bout with a calf injury, according to the...