NFL players still hiding, playing with concussions

Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson is the latest NFL player to stay in a game with a concussion. He joined a list that is likely long. Buffalo Bills safety Jim Leonhard and Tennessee Titans safety George Wilson both acknowledged this week they have played with concussions in the past. San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle says, ''of course it happens,'' because...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions put Dickerson on IR after suffering concussion

The Detroit Lions have put tight end Dorin Dickerson on injured reserve, four days after he didn't immediately tell the team's medical staff he had a concussion during a game against the New York Giants. The Lions signed tight end Matt Veldman from their practice squad on Thursday to replace Dickerson and added wide receiver Carlin Isles to the practice squad. Dickerson...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions TE Dorin Dickerson says he was playing through concussion during key mistakes

Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson did his team no favors late in a loss to the New York Giants on Sunday, dropping a pass and committing a costly holding penalty in overtime. However, Dickerson had a valid reason for his flubs — the league office just isn’t going to enjoy hearing it. After the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Did concussion lead to late-game mistakes by Lions tight end?

Dorin Dickerson is a very solid football player, but today he made a boneheaded decision.  Dickerson said he believed he was concussed on a special teams play early in the fourth quarter and said he “just got knocked out.” “Got a little concussion. Should have reported it,” Dickerson said. “Thought I could get through it.” […]
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions sign Jeremy Ross from practice squad, release Dorin Dickerson

Dorin Dickerson's time with the Detroit Lions has already come to an end (for now anyway). The tight end signed with the Lions earlier this week after taking part in a workout and he was released on Saturday. Why? The Lions decided to sign wide receiver Jeremy Ross from their practice squad. When Dickerson was added the thinking was that he would provide extra depth at tight...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dickerson's work at tight end an opportunity

For most reserve and fringe players, proving versatility and absorbing as many reps as possible is the best way to stay on an NFL roster -- at least that seems to be Dorin Dickerson's plan.The Buffalo Bills' utility man was in the process of transitioning into a wide receiver role when injuries to tight ends Mickey Shuler and Lee Smith left a hole in the team's depth...
Via AFC East Daily
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills re-sign RB Choice; TE Dickerson signs tender

The Buffalo Bills have re-signed backup running back Tashard Choice, and tight end Dorin Dickerson has accepted the team's tendered contract offer. The moves were announced by the Bills on Tuesday, when players began arriving for the start of the team's offseason voluntary conditioning program. Choice, who was a free agent, enters his sixth NFL season. Buffalo claimed him...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Get Multiple, Bring Bryan Scott and Dorin Dickerson Back

While you were busy getting over seeing Andy Levitre play elsewhere next year or daydreaming about Mike Wallace wearing royal blue, the Bills brought back two of their more eclectic if not marginal players: Bryan Scott and Dorin Dickerson. While neither move is something that would alter anyone’s outlook of Buffalo’s 2013 prospects, both players share a quality that is central...
Via Buddy Nixon
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dorin Dickerson working out with Bills 1st team

Dorin Dickerson was one of the most fascinating prospects of the 2010 NFL Draft class. He played pretty much every position known to man at Pittsburgh, playing wide receiver, tight end, fullback, and linebacker. He also was productive in his final season at Pittsburgh, catching 49 passes for 529 yards and 10 touchdowns as primarily a tight end. He also ran the 40 in the 4.4s, but...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Six From Around The Web – December 3rd – Cotchery & Saunders Interviews Edition

The Playbook preview of the Steelers Bengals game is now up on and it has some good film breakdown on the two teams. In addition, the Tools for Victory segment is up as it focuses on keys to success for the Bengals running game. Tight end/receiver Dorin Dickerson is apparently no longer on the Steelers practice squad injured reserve list as he worked out for the Patriots...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

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