Healthy Tulloch motivated to get Lions to playoffs

Allen Park, Mich. -- Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch can't wait to put the memories of the 2012 season fully behind him. Despite struggling with tendonitis all season, Tulloch started all 16 games and recorded 74 solo tackles and half a sack. "Last year was very difficult, very difficult ... probably one of the hardest years I've had to deal with in my career, playing...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulloch: Young knows he has disorder

Titus Young, whose three arrests in two weeks raised concern for his mental health, reportedly admitted to a former teammate that he has problems and "wants to get cured." "He's aware of the situation that he's dealing with and he showed me a paper and we went over it and I looked over it, and I understand it," Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch told the...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-teammate says Young wants help

Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch says he was recently in contact with his old teammate, Titus Young, and Young acknowledged his mental disorder and need for help.

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May 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

Linebacker Stephen Tulloch says the Lions are back

Detroit linebacker Stephen Tulloch says the Lions are back. Tulloch raved about the franchise's future Thursday during an offseason workouts. He says pieces are in place to win a year after the Lions flopped to a 4-12 finish following a rare appearance in the playoffs. Tulloch is excited about the additions of running back Reggie Bush, safety Glover Quin and defensive end Jason...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Knee injury of Lions’ Stephen Tulloch worse than originally believed?

Stephen Tulloch is one of the best middle linebackers in the league, especially in Detroit’s wide nine scheme, and was paid accordingly this offseason, signing a 5 year, 25 million dollar deal. However, there are now injury concerns with Tulloch. Tulloch has yet to practice in OTAs with a knee injury and while it was originally viewed as minor, Head Coach Jim Schwartz now says...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions re-sign Tulloch among others

The Detroit Lions announced today that the club has resigned linebacker Stephen Tulloch to a five-year deal.  The details haven’t been announced, but the contract is believed to be worth around $40 million according to the Lions official website. This deal ultimately marks the end of relevant free agency signings for Detroit, as this move leaves them with little cap room. The...
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions and linebacker Stephen Tulloch are not close to a new deal

According to, the Detroit Lions and linebacker Stephen Tulloch are far apart in contract negotiations.
Via Detroit Lions Football
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Stephen Tulloch, Detroit Lions keep focus on next game while on cusp of playoff berth

The team has to maintain the approach that put them in this position in the first place, says the veteran linebacker.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

NFL fines Lions LB Stephen Tulloch for hit

Tulloch hit Ponder in the third quarter, after Ponder had thrown an interception to Eric Wright. As Wright raced back down the field, Ponder saw the play developing and appeared to start moving toward Wright when Tulloch hit him. Quarterbacks are fair game after a turnover if they move toward the play and act as a defender.
Via Lions Blog
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

That Tulloch penalty

Stephen Tulloch got penalized with a personal foul because of his block on Christian Ponder during the interception return. I'm guessing that official thought Tulloch's block was outside the rules because Ponder didn't appear to be blocking near the return. Just a guess, though. Jim
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

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