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Former Lions DE Lawrence Jackson doesn’t have a ton of respect for Jim Schwartz

    In wake of Josh Sitton’s comments about the Lions being a dirty team, former Detroit defensive end Lawrence Jackson made it clear that he doesn’t care for head coach Jim Schwartz. I don't disagree with him about Jim, but the other stuff…it's sharks in the water…if you don't want any problems…protect your QB… — Lawrence...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Lions DL: I don’t have a ton of respect for Jim Schwartz

Former Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson who played for the team from 2010-2012 before signing with the Minnesota Vikings dropped Twitter bombs on Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz today when asked by a fan what he (Jackson) had against him (Schwartz). The conversation seemed to stem from Green Bay offensive lineman Josh Sitton’s comments calling the Lions “scumbags...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings cut 13 players

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that they have released 13 players, cutting their roster down to 75. Lawrence Jackson, a former first-round defensive end selected by the Seattle Seahawks in 2008, was 
Via Sports-Glory
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson feels better suited for Vikings 'D'

Lawrence Jackson was aching for a change in schemes and how he will be used. The Vikings offered him that opportunity and he jumped at the chance rather than staying with the familiar.
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings will sign Jackson to beef up defensive line

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Shortly after drafting two young pieces for their defense Thursday night, the Minnesota Vikings went the way of a veteran in adding more depth along the defensive line. Minnesota agreed to terms with defensive end Lawrence Jackson, who played the last three seasons for the Detroit Lions, a source told Reports say Jackson and the Vikings agreed...
Via Fox Sports North
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: DE Jackson agrees to deal with Vikings

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings and defensive end Lawrence Jackson have agreed to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the agreement hadn't been announced. Jackson has 19 1/2 career sacks over five seasons with the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks. Seattle drafted the...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Lions Bring Back LoJack?

With March 12 free-agency period almost upon us, Lions' insider Mike Mady evaluates defensive end Lawrence Jackson. Despite the lack of buzz surrounding a potential re-signing, the 27-year-old’s return could be more valuable than what first impressions might indicate.
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions defense end Lawrence Jackson back at practice

Detroit Lions defense end Lawrence Jackson returned to practice after being out for a month due to his thigh injury.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions' Lawrence Jackson is out for Packers game

Defensive end Lawrence Jackson will miss his second straight game today with a thigh injury, leaving the Detroit Lions' pass rush shorthanded against Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Via Lions Blog
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Jackson out; Young, Williams questionable for Lions

Defensive end Lawrence Jackson is doubtful to play in Thursday's game against the Green Bay Packers because of a thigh injury, and the Lions will be without two more injured players: running back Jahvid Best and punter Ryan Donahue.
Via Lions Blog
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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