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The Detroit Lions want the Patriots to fear them

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE:There’s no Patriots’ mystique that’s going to unnerve James Ihedigbo.In fact, the former Patriot, Raven and Jet flipped a question posed by Detroit media Wednesday about being intimidated by the Patriots and according to Michael Rothstein of, “Man, look at the names and guys we’ve got on this team. You should be intimidated by the people we...
Via Patriots Life
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Ihedigbo's mentality, play helped Lions emerge as top defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The way James Ihedigbo walks and talks, it's immediately evident that he embraces, even thrives, on a "me-against-the-world" mentality, and who can blame him? He lives that way and plays that way because of his background. Ihedigbo, a strong safety for the Detroit Lions, has made a career out of proving others wrong. He's in his eighth year in the NFL, not bad...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Ihedigbo: Lions Have ‘Championship DNA’

James Ihedigbo may not be regarded as a star strong safety, but he’s certainly a quality starter, is renown as a strong leader and could be key piece to the puzzle for the Detroit Lions in 2014. Like new head coach Jim Caldwell, defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, as well as fellow free agent addition Golden Tate, Ihedigbo knows what it’s...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions mock draft (rounds one-three)

While sunshine evades the month of May, another source of warmth is on its way.  The 2014 NFL Draft is a day away, and I say, that is a reason to celebray.  Ok, I’m done with the rhymay. After a few free agent signings, a boatload of draft visits and a million mock drafts, the Detroit Lions wishlist is a bit clearer than it was back in March.  And with an extra couple weeks...
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ draft needs following free agency: Defense

While the action in the free-agent market dies down, the focus of the NFL now shifts to the upcoming draft. Detroit Lions’ draft needs following free agency: Offense The Detroit Lions arguably had one of their most productive free-agency periods in the history of the franchise. Here’s the key moves on the defensive side of the ball: Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo Signings...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Address secondary by signing James Ihedigbo

It took nearly two weeks, but the Detroit Lions were finally able to agree to terms with ex-Baltimore Ravens safety James Ihedigbo. Follow me on Twitter @isports_Jordan Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo, then with the New York Jets After cutting safety Louis Delmas, the Lions had a glaring hole at the free safety position. Detroit was in hopes of bringing back Delmas at a reduced...
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions land Ihedigbo to replace Delmas

The Detroit Lions have filled the void in their secondary, finally settling on a the replacement for safety Louis Delmas. James Ihedigbo, an unrestricted free agent, announced late Monday night on Twitter that he had reached an agreement with the Lions. "It's Agreed upon!” Ihedigbo tweeted. "I'm a @DetroitLionsNFL I'm excited for what's ahead and helping...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Ihedigbo ‘choking’ under pressure?

  Baltimore Ravens safety James Ihedigbo has been called out by Cleveland Browns wide receiver Greg Little for allegedly choking him during a scrum between the two teams during Sunday’s game. Alleged choke from James Ihedigbo on Greg Little (Screenshot from The wide receiver was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after ripping Ihedigbo’s helmet off after the argument...
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots re-sign James Ihedigbo

The Patriots have decided to bring back safety James Ihedigbo for another season, or at least for the time being. Last season, the 28-year-old Ihedigbo started in 12 of 16 regular season games and in all 3 postseason games, finishing with a career-high 72 total tackles, one pass defensed and 4 special teams tackles (in addition to 20 tackles and 1 sack in the playoffs). The...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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