ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A strange thing happened to start the second half of the Detroit Lions' game last Sunday in Green Bay.
Lions safety James Ihedigbo, who has been one of the standouts on a defense that ranks among the best in the league, suddenly got benched, presumably for too many missed assignments.
This was the same Ihedigbo who some think has played at a Pro Bowl-type level...
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...
The Detroit Lions selected Travis Swanson with pick NO. 76 in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Swanson figures to be the center of the future, while longtime Lion Domonic Raiola may retire at the end of his one-year contract.
Initial reaction: Bothered and confused.
Lions management voices a win-now approach, but this pick does not match up with the sentiment. If Raiola...
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...
Safety James Ihedigbo has something the Detroit Lions don't -- a Super Bowl ring.
The Lions, in fact, are one of only four NFL teams remaining that have never even played in the Super Bowl. The others are the Jacksonville Jaguars, Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns.
It's no coincidence that the Lions' key additions this offseason all have been part of Super Bowl winners.
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
It took nearly two weeks, but the Detroit Lions were finally able to agree to terms with ex-Baltimore Ravens safety James Ihedigbo.
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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...
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!â Ihedigbo tweeted. "I'm a @DetroitLionsNFL I'm excited for what's ahead and helping this team achieve greatness...
The top free-agent safeties -- Jairus Byrd and T. J Ward -- were expensive and signed elsewhere.
So the Detroit Lions are considering their next-best options to fill a major hole.
James Ihedigbo, 30, is expected to visit the Lions' headquarters Thursday to discuss a possible deal that could make him the replacement in the secondary for Louis Delmas, who was released last month.
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James Ihedigbo of the Baltimore Ravens absolutely nailed this Bengals wide receiver. The refs called an unnecessary roughness for this but Ihedigbo looked to have used his shoulder. What do you think? Penalty or no?