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MATT VELDMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lions Tender Offers To Chris Greenwood, Jeremy Ross, Julian Stanford & Matt Veldman

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Lions have tendered offers to exclusive rights free agents CB Chris Greenwood, WR Jeremy Ross, LB Julian Stanford and TE Matt Veldman. Tim Twentyman also reports that Lions extended an exclusive rights free agent tender to WR Kris Durham. Pelissero mentions that Greenwood,Ross and Stanford will receive $570,000 each for the 2014 season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Matt Veldman has sprained Achilles tendon

The Detroit Lions reportedly will be down another player Thursday night when they face the Cleveland Browns in their second preseason game. Tight end Matt Veldman has sprained his right Achilles tendon according to the Detroit Free Press and will not play against the Browns (7:30 p.m. WXYZ-TV). Veldman suffered the injury while running a route during Tuesday's practice. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Trio of prospects fight for future with Lions

Matt Veldman DeQuan Menzie and Chaz Schilens three players fighting somewhat long odds to make the Lions’ 53-man roster have all had at least a taste of NFL life. Schilens was a seventh-round pick in 2008 and has managed to survive for five seasons. Menzie a key contributor on powerful Alabama teams was a fifth-round pick in 2012 and spent his rookie season on IR. Veldman was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Sign TE Matt Veldman, Release TE Dominique Curry

The Detroit Lions have signed 2012 undrafted free agent TE Matt Veldman who was just released by the Jaguars a week prior. Veldman, who attended North Dakota State, didn’t play in 2012 due to a torn ACL. He has recently been able to resume practice and has excellent size at 6-7, 255 lbs. It’s a long shot for Matt that he makes the final roster but his size has likely intrigued...
Via FF Locker Room
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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