No time to shake off the jet lag. The Detroit Lions cut running back William Powell on Wednesday, which in itself isn't unusual. Powell is a fourth-year player who has bounced around the league and was a part of Detroit's practice squad. The team needed a free roster spot to accommodate safety Jerome Couplin, so Powell had to go. However, what had to sting for Powell was the fact...
The NFL really can be a cutthroat business sometimes. Former Detroit Lions running back William Powell knows this full well. As a member of the team’s practice squad, Powell traveled with the Lions from Detroit to London on Monday in order to help them prepare for a game against the Atlanta Falcons. There’s one problem here. Some reshuffling of the roster was needed in order...
There will be no tea or crumpets -- or a job -- in William Powell's immediate future. Per the Detroit Free Press, the Lions on Wednesday released Powell from the practice squad, sending him home from London ahead of Sunday's game against the Falcons. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/524888963816120320 Following a nearly eight-hour flight, the Lions landed in London on Monday...
The Detroit Lions released William Powell, a practice-squad running back, on Tuesday morning to make room on their practice squad for safety Jerome Couplin. It’s the type of move that teams make numerous times throughout the NFL season, but it had to sting more for Powell that he was forced to fly home one day...Read More
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