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DON CAREY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Smothering defense leads Lions over Packers

DETROIT (AP) -- Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn't much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' defense smothers Packers, Rodgers in 19-7 victory

DETROIT -- Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn't much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw for only...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers shamed in loss to Lions

DETROIT (AP) -- Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn't much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions stuff Packers 19-7

DETROIT (AP) Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn't much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw for...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions safety Don Carey back at practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit safety Don Carey is back on the practice field after missing the first two games because of a hamstring injury. If Carey can return this weekend against Green Bay, it could provide a boost to a secondary that has already lost Bill Bentley and Nevin Lawson to season-ending injuries. Safety James Ihedigbo has also been out with a neck issue. The secondary...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: James Ihedigbo, Don Carey, Caraun Reid

The Detroit Lions will open the season Monday night against the New York Giants in relatively good health, but still could be without an important defensive player:#453414118 / gettyimages.comStarting safety James Ihedigbo is officially listed as doubtful on Detroit’s final injury report with injuries to his knee and neck. Backup safety Don Carey will also be held out of the...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Teryl Austin: 'You've got to have a lot of guys like Don Carey'

The Detroit Lions have installed a new defense that favors players who are versatile. It favors players such as Don Carey. He is a reserve safety whose primary value has been on special teams. He played just 197 defensive snaps last year, most of which came late in the season with the secondary already floundering. But Carey did show an ability to play not only safety, but in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today

The Detroit Lions have taken care of at least one of their pending free agents. Lions Safety Don Carey signed a three-year contract extension last month to remain with the Lions, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. Carey signed for $730,000 in 2014, $745,000 in 2015 and $760,000 in 2016. The Free […]The post Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Sign S Don Carey To A Three-Year Extension

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have signed S Don Carey to a three-year deal. Birkett adds that Carey received an $800,000 signing bonus. Carey, 26, played in 14 games for the Lions this season contributing 30 tackles, one forced fumble and two pass defenses. Overall, Carey held up better against the run than in coverage. Clearly, the Lions believe...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts coach Bruce Arians gets run over by Lions player

Colts interim head coach, Bruce Arians, was on the wrong end of this Andrew Luck interception. Arians showed his toughness after getting drilled by Lions safery Don Carey on the sideline.
Via Diehardsport
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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