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Ex-Lions OL Rodney Austin suspended six games by NFL

Former Detroit Lions guard Rodney Austin has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2015 season, ESPN's Field Yates reports. In June, Austin was found guilty of four misdemeanor charges, including two for assault, after a domestic violence incident in April, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. He was charged with "assault on a female, assault on...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Detroit Lions OL Rodney Austin found guilty in domestic violence case

A North Carolina court found former Detroit Lions guard Rodney Austin guilty of four misdemeanor charges on Tuesday, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. This, after Austin was accused of domestic violence in April. Austin's charges are "assault on a female, assault on a child under age 12, interference with an emergency communication and larceny," the Free Press...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Rodney Austin, Bengals, Colts & Raiders

Rodney Austin Free agent G Rodney Austin was found guilty Tuesday of assaulting a female and a child under 12, as well as misdemeanor larceny. (Dave Birkett) Lions had left the door open for a return to the team if Austin was cleared of all charges. Bengals Bengals DE Margus Hunt said he’ll miss the remainder of OTAs ... The post NFL Notes: Rodney Austin, Bengals, Colts &...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions release guard Rodney Austin

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions released guard Rodney Austin on Tuesday. An undrafted rookie free agent out of Elon in 2012, Austin joined the Lions as a member of the practice squad. He appeared in two games during his three seasons in Detroit, including the team's NFC Wild Card game vs. Dallas last season.
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Release Guard Rodney Austin After Arrest for Assaulting Woman and Young Child

Chances are the NFL dream is going to be over for Rodney Austin following his release by the Detroit Lions Tuesday morning. Austin had spent most of the last three seasons on the practice squad for the Lions playing in just one game in 2013, but as long as you are still on the team there is always a chance for the dream to come to fruition.However, no one is going to want to sign...
Via FatManWriting
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Waive TE Kellen Davis, Promote G Rodney Austin

Tim Twentyman of reports that the team has signed G Rodney Austin to their active roster and waived veteran TE Kellen Davis in a corresponding move. The Lions signed Davis to a contract close to a month ago, but has been limited to appearing in three games. Davis, 28, signed on with the Seahawks last year, but he lasted until March before he was ultimately cut...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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