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With Browns still winless, 2008 Lions can relate

DETROIT (AP) Detroit long snapper Don Muhlbach was with the Lions back in 2008, when they became the first - and so far, the only - NFL team to go 0-16. This season, as the Cleveland Browns approach that mark of infamy, Muhlbach would rather not see a sequel. ''That was a brutal year,'' Muhlbach said. ''As a football player to another football player, I hope no one else has to...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions bubble watch: Who’s in and who’s out after four days of training camp?

The Pride Of Detroit staff gives their best predictions of the bottom of the Detroit Lions roster. The Detroit Lions have finished four days of training camp, and we’ve already gotten to know a lot about their intentions for the 2016 season. Guys like Jon Bostic and Gabe Ikard surprised a lot of people, while players like Jeremy Kerley and Jake Rudock have fallen off the map. ...
Via Pride of Detroit
August 02, 2016

2016 Detroit Lions training camp battles: Long snapper watch 2016

We close out our camp battles series with the most important of all: long snapper. We have saved the best for last when it comes to our Detroit Lions training camp battles series. We’ve dissected the Lions’ roster from front to back, top to bottom, from the middle and to the side? We’ve looked at the Lions’ crazy depth chart at wide receiver. We’ve desperately tried to...
Via Pride of Detroit
July 28, 2016

Lions long snapper understands the game, but wants to keep playing

There are certain positions in the NFL that teams won’t spend a draft pick on, unless they’re pretty certain that rookie is going to make the 53-man roster. So it was natural for Lions veteran long snapper Don Muhlbach to have some concerns when his team used a sixth-rounder on Jimmy Landes this year, and…
Via Pro Football Talk
June 06, 2016

Lions re-sign Whitehead, Butler, Orlovsky and Muhlbach

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions re-signed linebacker Tahir Whitehead, cornerback Crezdon Butler, backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky and long snapper Don Muhlbach on Friday. Whitehead started nine games last year and 15 in 2014 for the Lions. Detroit drafted him four years ago in the fifth round out of Temple. Whitehead has made 124 tackles, including two sacks, and three...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign long snapper to 1-year deal

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach to a one-year contract. The Lions announced the deal Friday. Muhlbach has spent the past 11 seasons with the Lions. He was named to the NFC Pro Bowl team following the 2012 season. Last year, he played his 150th game with Detroit. He's now played 164, which is tied for 13th on the team's career list...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign veteran long snapper Don Muhlbach

The Detroit Lions' Mr. Reliable, longer snapper Don Muhlbach, is returning for his 12th NFL season. The Lions announced Friday that they have re-signed Muhlbach, 33, to a one-year contract. Muhlbach, a Pro Bowler in 2013, has played in 164 games with the Lions, tied for 13th-most in team history. His consistently accurate snaps are a big plus for the Lions' special-teams units.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Lions re-sign Long Snapper Don Muhlbach to a 1-year deal.

The Lions have elected to keep the band together, re-signing Long Snapper Don Muhlbach to a 1-year deal. His contract will be for around one million dollars according to’s Tim Twentyman. His work will likely go without major recognition in 2015 as does most long snappers. The average fan will only know his name if he blows a game with a bad snap. Muhlbach is a...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign Don Muhlbach to one-year deal

Mr. Dependable is coming back to the Detroit Lions for the 11th consecutive year. Don Muhlbach -- who? -- might not be known to the casual fan, but he is as consistent as any player on the Lions' roster. Nobody is taken for granted more than this guy. Muhlbach, the longer snapper, simply does his job with near perfection time after time after time. Bad snaps for him have been as...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Re-Sign LS Don Muhlbach

Tim Twentyman of reports that the Lions have re-signed LS Don Muhlbach to a one-year contract Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Muhlbach receives minimum salary contract worth $1.02 million and a $65,000 signing bonus. Muhlbach, 32, signed a similar contract in each of the past two years. He was undrafted free agent out of Texas A&...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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