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2016 Detroit Lions camp battles: Strong safety is completely up for grabs

The hype is real. Strong safety will be the best Detroit Lions camp battle. The Detroit Lions’ strong safety position. We’ve talked about it all offseason. We teased that it would be the hottest training camp battle. We debated whether the Lions would be improved at the position this year. Even Bob Quinn hyped the battle on a SiriusXM interview. "I think the battle — the play...
Via Pride of Detroit
16 hours ago

Lions sign free agent S Rafael Bush

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed free agent safety Rafael Bush. The Lions announced the move Saturday. Bush played for the New Orleans Saints from 2012-15 and was with the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons before that. Bush tore his pectoral muscle in New Orleans' season opener last year and didn't play for the rest of the season. Bush has started 14 games...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions sign former Saints safety Rafael Bush

The Lions are bringing aboard a former Bush who played for the Saints… but it’s not Reggie. According to Ian Rapoport, Detroit signed safety Rafael Bush to a one-year deal worth up to $2.4 million dollars. Safety Rafael Bush is signing with the #Lions, source said. More secondary help. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 12, 2016 The 28-year old Bush, who started one-game...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Picture of health: Saints S Bush ready to jump into free agency

New Orleans Saints safety Rafael Bush is headed for free agency and wants to prove he's healthy after his 2015 season ended in Week 1.Bush posted a video to his Twitter account on Thursday in which he showed prospective future employers that he has plenty of spring left in his legs. Check out the video to see why Bush tweeted that he's "Still got a lil bit of hops."Although he was...
Via FOX Sports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: New Orleans Saints sign two defensive backs, secondary not full yet

This week we explain why a new offensive philosophy may benefit the Saints, and we discuss the impact of two recently signed defensive backs: New Orelans Saints - The Saints may benefit from a new offensive philosophy. (READ) - Rafael Bush returns to the Bayou, and may be poised for a big year. (READ) - Think they’re all set at safety in New Orleans? Neer Shah begs to differ...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Bush may play a big role for the New Orleans Saints

Yesterday I wrote about why the Saints may have made a mistake in signing free agent defensive back Champ Bailey. Today, I am going to praise Mickey Loomis and Co. for a signing that was announced Monday night. Rafael Bush was the Saints’ “third safety” in 2013, much like he was in 2012 – his first season in the black and gold. His first season, though, Bush was mostly just...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Match Falcons Offer Sheet For S Rafael Bush

  Mike Garafolo reports that the agent for Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush has confirmed that New Orleans has matched the Falcons offer sheet for his client.  Bush posted on his Twitter account that he was still a Saint a few minutes ago. Ramon Vargas of the New Orleans Advocate previously reported that the Falcons offer sheet out to Bush is a two-year contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons sign rival to an offer sheet

In a surprise move, The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rafael Bush of the New Orleans Saints to a $1.4 million tender yesterday. The defensive back has always shown that he has the flexibility to play in multiple roles, and that is why Mike Nolan is attempting to bring him aboard. The New Orleans Saints will have until April 8 to match the offer or Bush will become an Atlanta Falcon...
Via cover32 - Falcons
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Made Big Mistake with Rafael Bush ☆

Rafael Bush is not yet lost, but he has signed an offer sheet with the Atlanta Falcons. Because the Saints gave Bush the lowest restricted free agent tender, they now have 7 days to match that offer sheet or they will lose him with no compensation. There’s no word yet on how much the offer sheet is. When you tender a player at the lowest level, the compensation you get in return...
Via The Saints Nation
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Saints RFA S Rafael Bush To An Offer Sheet

  The Falcons have signed Saints restricted free agent S Rafael Bush. to an offer sheet, according the NFL transaction release. New Orleans will have until April 8 to decide whether or not to match Atlanta’s offer for Bush. The Saints extended Bush an original-pick tender back in early March. Bush would have made $1.431 million by playing out the 2014 season under the tender...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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