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Trade Rumors Circulate around Detroit Lions

The latest rumors surrounding the Detroit Lions preseason is that they are shopping around for a few extra hands at defensive back. The Lions made a few roster moves of late, but they did not pick up a defensive back. They picked up two tight ends, Michael Egnew and Emil Igwenagu. Unless the Lions keep four tight ends on their active roster, this roster move makes little sense for...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Conspiracy Theorist: Lions Playing Keep Away?

Fans of the Chicago Bears are always believing the NFL and other teams are out to get them.  Is it happening again with a recent move by Detroit? Lions sign Michael Egnew despite Eric Ebron and deep tight end stable On the surface it wasn’t anything surprising.  Teams put out waiver claims all the time, especially during the meat of roster cut downs in the preseason.  However...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Claim Former Dolphins TE Michael Egnew Off Waivers

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today is reporting that the Lions have claimed former Dolphins third-round pick Michael Egnew off of waivers Friday. Egnew, 24, has been a major disappointment in his first years in the NFL and it seemed likely that he would go unclaimed, but it appears as though the Lions believe he’s worthy bringing in for an extended look. Last year, Egnew appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins waived former third rounder Michael Egnew

The Dolphins released former third round,  tight end Michael Egnew on Friday. Dolphins are waiving former third-round pick, TE Michael Egnew, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2014 Egnew has been a bust since being drafted by former general manager Jeff Ireland back in 2012.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins put an end to Michael Egnew experiment

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Michael Egnew experiment is over.A little more than two years after taking the former Missouri Tiger in the third round of the draft, the Miami Dolphins cut ties with the underachieving tight end Friday.Egnew caught just seven passes for 69 yards last year and played in just two games as a rookie.2013 was a second chance of sorts after Egnew failed to show the...
Via AFC East Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins release 2012 3rd Round Pick Michael Egnew

2012 could go down as one of Miami’s best drafts because of first round Ryan Tannehill, third round pick Oliver Vernon and fourth round pick Lamar Miller but Michael Egnew joins John Martin as two early round busts under Jeff Ireland.   Egnew had the potential to be a very good passing tight end but he was never able to put it all together. Combine that with a poor offensive coordinator...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins give up on TE Michael Egnew; Former 3rd round pick

Today the Miami Dolphins cut Michael Egnew their former third round pick.  They have not had the production they were hoping for from Egnew.  Egnew was a stud in college but has not transitiioned well to the NFL.  Adam Schefter ‏@AdamSchefter  3m Dolphins are waiving former third-round pick, TE Michael Egnew, per league source. Regarded as one […] The post Dolphins give...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins Waive Former Third-Round Pick TE Michael Egnew

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Miami Dolphins are placing former third-round pick TE Michael Egnew on waivers Friday. There is no question that Egnew has been a major disappointment in his first years in the NFL, and with a new GM in place for the Dolphins, it seemed likely that Miami would be parting ways with him at some point in the coming weeks. Egnew, 24, was entering...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Trade Machine: Is Michael Egnew Worth It?

Aside from the week eight deadline, the end of the preseason is typically a big time for trades.  Are there any options out there for the Chicago Bears? Marion Grice – RB – San Diego Chargers Figuring out the situation behind Matt Forte at running back remains an ongoing process for the Bears.  Thus far veteran Shaun Draughn and rookie Ka’Deem Carey have looked the best out...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Michael Egnew deserve a shot in this offense ?

After being chewed out on Hard Knocks and assigned to the inactive roster for the large majority of his first NFL season, few would imagine Egnew to make much of an impact in this league. His primary use as a full back in his second season only stood to underline the misuse of this offensive weapon. I understand the O-line was so bad last year, that our run game needed all the help...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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