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Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson, Patrick Edwards, Chris Houston

It was going to be tough for the Lions without Nate Burleson who is out with a broken forearm. However, it is sure to be harder now, with the biggest news of the day, that all-pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson, will NOT be active in today's game against the Packers. It is the first game that he has missed all season and it will slow the Lions normally explosive offense.Starting...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ Jim Schwartz lost sight of statistics

Matt Willis didn’t make the cut.  Kris Durham did.  Patrick Edwards did.  Michael Spurlock, too.  Detroit Lions’ GM Martin Mayhew, head coach Jim Schwartz and the pertinent parts of the Detroit Lions’ coaching staff obviously had their reasons for keeping Durham and Edwards over Willis, but many fans will want to know why the decisions fell the way they did. It has appeared as...
Via The Penalty Flag
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson in ESPN Live Chat: Patrick Edwards, Joseph Fauria Excelling in Camp

Nate Burleson took a few minutes out after practice on Wednesday to answer some fans’ questions during an live chat. There were plenty of interesting topics touched on there, but of particular note is that Burleson sung the praises of both wide receiver Patrick Edwards and rookie tight end Joseph Fauria. Brian Nate, Who of the youngbloods has impressed you the most so...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Burleson sees potential in Patrick Edwards

ALLEN PARK, Mich. One of the top position battles for the Detroit Lions this off-season is the receiver spot to replace Titus Young, who was released four months ago. Veteran Nate Burleson believes the replacement quite possibly will be Patrick Edwards, who was signed as an undrafted free agent a year ago but was injured and spent last season on the practice squad. Patrick Edwards...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Edwards Turning Heads with Lions

The Lions are looking for a receiver to take advantage of the attention Calvin Johnson gets from the defense and Nate Burleson thinks second-year wideout Patrick Edwards could be one of those guys, according to Lions beat writer Dave Birkett.Fantasy Spin:Edwards will have to work hard to get targets from Matthew Stafford who seeks out Megaton first and then Burleson, Brandon Pettigrew...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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