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JAMES IHEDIGBO RUMORS

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 ESPN.com, “Man, look at the names and guys we’ve got on this team. You should be intimidated by the people we...
Via Patriots Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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

Initial reaction to Detroit Lions selecting T. Swanson

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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 09, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ihedigbo brings winning pedigree to Lions

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 14, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Safety James Ihedigbo will visit Lions on Thursday

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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