The Detroit Lions looked a lot different in their second preseason game on defense. When they played the Oakland Raiders, the Lions were doing something very different with their linebackers. Teryl Austin was blitzing consistently, and the linebackers were often getting pressure on the quarterbacks.
Stephen Tulloch and the Detroit Lions linebackers only blitzed on about 18% of opponents’...
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
The Detroit Lions will hit the softball field Saturday afternoon to raise money for Detroit public schools.
The fifth annual Celebrity Softball game will take place at Ford Woods Park (19400 Ford Rd.), diamond No. 1, in Dearborn.
The event was started in 2010 by former Lion Derrick Williams and has continued to grow each year with the support of linebacker Stephen Tulloch.
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...
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.
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...
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.
According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Detroit Lions and linebacker Stephen Tulloch are far apart in contract negotiations.
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.
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.