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Lions announce their practice squad; All 10

Today the Detroit Lions announced their practice squad. The team had all these players in their camp this year. OT Michael Williams G Rodney Austin RB George Winn WR Andrew Peacock CB Mohammad Seisay TE Jordan Thompson FB Emil Igwenagu LB Julian Stanford S Nate Ness DT Xavier Proctor The post Lions announce their practice squad; All 10 appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate for his Lions’ Tattoo?

Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate of his Lions’ Tattoo? Mikel Leshoure now a former running back of the Detroit Lions, who had the date he was drafted and a Lions logo tattooed on his arm is no longer an active Lion. This is awkward now……Photo: Mikel Leshoure's Tattoo Of Detroit … The post Lions Cut Mikel Leshoure; Fate for his Lions’ Tattoo? appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Detroit Lions

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: RB Mikel Leshoure RB George Winn RB Emil Igwenagu WR Kris Durham WR Andrew Peacock WR Pat Edwards TE Michael Egnew TE Jordan Thompson OL Rodney Austin OL Garrett Reynolds OL Michael Williams OL Darren Keyton DL Darryl Tapp...
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A look at the Detroit Lions final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Detroit Lions made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in blue and white for Monday Night Football on September 8th. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterback - Matthew Stafford, Dan Orlovsky, Kellen Moore Running back: Reggie...
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Detroit Lions Roster Cut List – 53 man roster

Players currently on roster: 61 In order to get down to the 53 man roster by 4PM today (8/30) – the Lions were forced to make some tough choices today. Below is a list of those who were cut. We will break down each cut once the dust settles. Cut List: -  RB George Winn RB Mikel Leshoure Center/guard Darren Keyton WR Kris Durham TE Michael Egnew OT Michael Williams OG Garrett...
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Lions Waive TE Michael Egnew Days After Claiming Him

  The Detroit Lions waived former third-round pick TE Michael Egnew on Saturday just a few days after the claimed him off of waivers from Miami. The Seahawks reportedly placed a claim on Egnew as well, so they could be a team to watch in the coming days. Egnew, 24, has been a major disappointment in his first years in the NFL and it seemed likely that he would go unclaimed,...
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Detroit Lions: Three problematic takeaways from the preseason

Jim Caldwell and the Detroit Lions will be the first to admit that they still have work to do before becoming a team that can excel through the playoffs. Although the Lions handily beat the Buffalo Bills 23-0 on Thursday, there are still some issues that need to be addressed before the team feels comfortable moving forward. “We have a ways to go, we really do. I’m glad we have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here

Today the Detroit Lions began cuts with a big name player getting axed first. Mikel Leshours the teams former draft pick has been given the boot. @davebirkett: The Lions have informed RB Mikel Leshoure he’s being waived. You can track all the Lions cuts here: RB Mikel Leshoure The post Lions cut Mikel Leshoure; Follow Detroit’s cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Saturday web roundup: Detroit Lions

Jerry Jones regrets trading for Detroit Lions' Roy Williams in 2008 ► Or, if you're looking for a brief write-up on what's relevant for Detroit Lions fans ... Once upon a time, during the 2008 winless season, the Lions traded star wide ...  A look inside what cut day is like ► James Ihedigbo was driving back to his apartment after dropping off his playbook in...
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Before drafting you need to see where the Detroit Lions defense is ranked

With the preseason finally in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Lions Rookie OLB Kyle Van Noy Underwent “Core Muscle” Surgery

  The Detroit Lions announced that second-round OLB Kyle Van Noy recently underwent surgery to repair a “core muscle injury.” and is without a timetable for a return. “Kyle Van Noy underwent a successful surgical procedure today due to a core muscle injury. We will continue to monitor Kyle’s progress and provide updates when appropriate.” Van Noy reportedly first noticed...
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Trade Rumors Circulate around Detroit Lions

The latest rumors surrounding the Detroit Lions preseason is that they are shopping around for a few extra hands at defensive back. The Lions made a few roster moves of late, but they did not pick up a defensive back. They picked up two tight ends, Michael Egnew and Emil Igwenagu. Unless the Lions keep four tight ends on their active roster, this roster move makes little sense for...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Predicting the 53-man roster

August 30th is the day fans and media await, players nervously anticipate, hope is dimmed or dreams are made; it’s the day the 32 NFL teams finalize their 53-man roster. The Detroit Lions have cut their roster to the necessary 75 players, but the cuts can’t stop there. Here is my version of the Detroit Lions roster by Saturday. Offense: 25 Quarterbacks: 2 Matthew Stafford Dan...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions claim several players via the waivers

Today the Detroit Lions claimed TE Michael Egnew off waivers from the Dolphins as well as TE Emil Igwenagu from the Eagles. @JaysonBraddock: Lions claimed a TE (Michael Egnew) & a H-Back (Emil Igwenagu) today. Team has Brandon Pettigrew, 1st rd pick Eric Ebron & Joseph Fauria. Egnew was the former 78th pick of the […] The post Lions claim several players via the waivers...
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6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Suh voted as last person NFL players want to fight

Surprise, surprise: The NFL's most feared player is also the one who'd draw the least confrontation. In an ESPN Confidential survey, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the last person in the league that NFL players would want to get into a fistfight with. Suh received 18 percent of the vote from 82 players polled. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt finished second...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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