DETROIT SAFETY Erik Coleman contributed mightily to the Lions 31-14 victory against Jacksonville, Sunday, stopping a promising Jaguar drive with a timely interception.
Erik Coleman is back on the field after missing most of 2011 with a knee injury and believes that he can steal Spievey's spot in the starting lineup. Continue reading →
Amari Spievey was one of the worst starting safeties in the league last year, ranking 76th out of 86 on ProFootballFocus. The Lions didn’t bring in any competition for him this offseason, but according to DetroitLions.com, veteran Erik Coleman, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, will compete with Spievey for the starting job now that he is healthy. Coleman, 30,...
The Detroit Lions placed veteran safety Erik Coleman on injured reserve Thursday.
The Detroit Lions have placed safety Erik Coleman on injured reserve because of a left ankle injury, The Detroit News reported Thursday.
The Detroit Lions have placed safety Erik Coleman on injured reserve, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. Coleman suffered an ankle injury in the Lions' comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4. A fifth-round pick (143rd overall) out of Washington State by the New York Jets in 2004, Coleman has recorded 604 tackles, 2 quarterback sacks, and 10 interceptions over...
The Detroit Lions re-signed tight end Joe Jon Finley and placed safety Erik Coleman on season-ending injured reserve today.
Coleman's ankle injury he suffered on kickoff coverage in Week 3 proved to be too severe to return to action this season.
The Lions signed Vincent Fuller last week to add to their depth at safety. It looks like he will get a chance to stick around for the rest of the season because the team has ended Erik Coleman’s season <a
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Safety Amari Spievey, who did not finish the Cowboys game because of a hamstring injury, is day-to-day, while backup safety Erik Coleman is unlikely to be available Monday because of an ankle injury.