The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


VIDEO: Lions TE Tim Wright whiffed HARD on a block

Vine Much like goalies in hockey making a save in hockey, sometimes all football players have to do is fall down to block a defender.  Tim Wright fell down and COMPLETELY whiffed on this block against Broncos safety TJ Ward.  Ward then ate Lions running back Joique Bell for dinner. Go to your room, Tim Wright, and think about what you’ve done…or haven’t done. Fall down and...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Wright, Former Patriot, Traded From Buccaneers To Lions

Tim Wright is on the move again. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded Wright to the Detroit Lions on Monday for backup kicker Kyle Brindza, according to’s Ian Rapoport. This marks the second consecutive season Wright has been traded, as the Bucs traded Wright to the New England Patriots in June 2014 for Pro Bowl offensive lineman Logan Mankins. The tight end hauled in 26 catches...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Lions acquire Tim Wright from the Buccaneers

According to Ian Rapoport of, the Detroit Lions have acquired tight end Tim Wright from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The #Bucs are trading Tim Wright to the #Lions, source said. Detroit gets a pass-catching TE. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2015 It’s unclear at this point what is going the other way in the deal however it marks the second straight season in which...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Beat out Nine Teams, Claim Tight End Tim Wright Off Waivers

Tight end Tim Wright played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013 before he was traded to the New England Patriots last year. Recently released by the Patriots, Wright drew heavy interest from 10 teams, including Tampa Bay. Considering the Buccaneers had the highest waiver wire priority based on their record last season, they ended up claiming the tight end. It is reported by Field...
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy football sleepers: The case for Tim Wright

In all of fantasy football, there may not be a more difficult position to evaluate than tight end. Unless you own one of the absolute best (Julius Thomas, Jimmy Graham, Antonio Gates, etc.), there may be players with better matchups, and other options available on the waiver wire and trade market. Last week Larry Donnell, one of my early favorites, proved that productive...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Wright To Wear No. 81 For Patriots, Same Number He Wore With Bucs

The No. 81 is coming back to the New England Patriots. CBS Boston’s Dan Roche reported Thursday morning that newly acquired Patriots tight end Tim Wright will wear No. 81 for the Patriots. Wright is expected to make his Patriots debut on Thursday night in New England’s postseason finale against the New York Giants. Assuming Wright makes the team, he’ll become the first Patriots...
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wright Brings Unique Skill Set At Tight End To Patriots In Trade

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tim Wright’s former teammates weren’t finished lamenting the loss of offensive captain Logan Mankins in the locker room on Tuesday, but they were excited to have the undersized tight end on the New England Patriots. Wright, who came to the Patriots with a 2015 fourth-round pick for Mankins in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, played at Rutgers with defensive...
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Tim Wright not named top-10 in NFL

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...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

What was happening in the world when Manning and Woodson debuted?

NFL through Week 4: What do we know?

NFL extends international series through 2025

5 players who can win the NHL MVP this season

Warriors take next step in effort to build San Francisco arena

Greg Hardy: Ready to come out ‘guns blazing’ post-suspension

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

NHL hockey is back and that’s awesome

Jake Arrieta's sweet ... sinker?

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker