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Lions add Bannan, McIntosh and Mathis

The Detroit Lions are clearly not content with their depth on defense. In the last couple days, the Lions have added three defensive players a tackle, a linebacker and a cornerback with a combined total of 28 years of NFL experience. The newcomers include tackle Justin Bannan (6-foot-3, 305 pounds), linebacker Rocky McIntosh (6-2, 235) and cornerback Rashean Mathis (6-1, 200...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Sign DT Justin Bannan

The Detroit Lions have signed veteran defensive tackle Justin Bannan. Justin started 15 games for the Denver Broncos last season totaling 42 tackles. This is a great signing the Lions and will provide nice depth behind one of the better looking defensive lines in the country. Now if they could only get some help on the O-line they might be in good shape! The post Detroit Lions...
Via FF Locker Room
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Bannan visiting with the Lions, may also check out the Chargers

According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, free agent Justin Bannan is visiting with the Lions and will also check out the Chargers if he leaves Detroit without a contract. Free agent DE Justin Bannan arrived in Detroit today. Will take physical, visit w/ Lions on Tuesday. Chargers also have interest in veteran. — Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) July 22, 2013 Bannan...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Will Host DT Justin Bannan Next Week

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that free agent DT Justin Bannan will visit with the Detroit Lions on Monday. Klis finds it “baffling” that Bannan is still available at this point in the offseason. The Broncos drafted Sylvester Williams in the first-round of the recent NFL draft and added Terrance Knighton in free agency, so it’s clear that they have made the decision...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Gap Control Vital to Success of Defense

Part 7 of 9Position Breakdown and Off-Season Analysis: Defensive TacklesJustin Bannan, 2013 base salary: Free agent: The soon to be 34 year old veteran was a key part of the Broncos run defense last year which allowed 37 year old middle linebacker Keith Brooking to flow freely to the ball carrier. According to Pro Football Focus Bannan graded out as the sixth best defensive tackle...
Via Football Nation
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Denver Broncos Roster – Defensive Tackle

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson in 2010. (Joe Amon/Denver Post) A position of terrible need last year has become a position of incredible depth. On paper, the Denver Broncos should continue their climb back to defensive respectability against opposing rushing attacks. The first team defense was stellar in the three preseason games and only faltered during the Seattle...
Via BroncoTalk
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos sign free agent DT Justin Bannan

Veteran defensive tackle Justin Bannan is returning to the Denver Broncos. The 11th-year pro signed a free agent contract with his old club Wednesday. Bannan stated all 16 games for the Broncos in 2010, his only year with the team, before signing last year with St. Louis, where he started 14 games, collecting 35 tackles and one sack. Drafted by Buffalo after a standout career at...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos bring back DT Justin Bannan

The Denver Broncos on Wednesday agreed to terms with veteran defensive tackle Justin Bannan, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.  The signing adds depth to Denver’s defensive tackle position. Bannan (6-3, 312 pounds), known as a great locker room player, is returning to Denver after spending the 2012 season with the Broncos and last season in St. Louis.  At age 32, Bannan’s...
Via BroncoTalk
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos re-sign Justin Bannan

The Denver Broncos have signed veteran free agent defensive tackle Justin Bannan. Bannan played for the Broncos two seasons ago and started every game with 35 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Robbins, Brown, Bannan released from Rams

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams released three veterans a day ahead of free agency, center Jason Brown and defensive tackles Fred Robbins and Justin Bannan. The release of a fourth veteran, defensive end James Hall, was being finalized. The 35-year-old Hall had six sacks in 15 starts. The 34-year-old Robbins totaled 29 tackles with one sack and the 32-year-old Bannan made 14 starts...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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