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Detroit Lions Training Camp Toss-up: Breaking Down the Cuts and Looking at Wide Receiver

With training camp and the preseason now complete for the Detroit Lions, we’re analyzing the decisions made as the team finalized their 53 man roster Saturday evening with a series of cuts. Final Training Camp Toss-up: The Lions paired down their roster to 53 on Saturday, with the biggest name releases being Amari Spievey, Chris Greenwood, Corey Fuller and Matt Willis. Any issues...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions coach wants players to fess up on injuries

No pain, no gain, right? Part of being a NFL player is playing through injuries. At least that's the perception. The unwritten rule is that you suck it up and do everything you can to stay on the field. But does that type of mentality sometimes become a detriment for both the player and the team? Detroit Lions secondary coach Marcus Robertson has seen the negative side of...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mayhew: Lions won't trade up in NFL Draft

ALLEN PARK, Mich. One analyst has suggested the Detroit Lions move up from the fifth pick overall to No. 1 in next weeks NFL Draft to take Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner. Another report indicated the Lions actually might try to move back as many as 15 spots or more in an effort to get an additional pick or two later in the draft. Theres a lot of rumors, Lions general manager...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mayhew: Lions won't trade up in NFL Draft

ALLEN PARK, Mich. One analyst has suggested the Detroit Lions move up from the fifth pick overall to No. 1 in next weeks NFL Draft to take Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner. Another report indicated the Lions actually might try to move back as many as 15 spots or more in an effort to get an additional pick or two later in the draft. Theres a lot of rumors, Lions general manager...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' Spievey will undergo counseling

Detroit Lions safety Amari Spievey, facing domestic assault charges in his hometown, was granted a family violence education program Thursday in a Middletown, Conn., court. If he completes the program successfully, Spievey could have all charges from the incident dismissed. Spievey, who has played the last three seasons with the Lions, was charged last month with third-degree assault...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Links: Darrius Heyward-Bey to Team Up With Calvin Johnson?

The latest on Darrius Heyward-Bey’s free agency, Amari Spievey’s arrest and other Detroit Lions news and notes for March 28, 2013 … • Darrius Heyward-Bey visited Detroit on Wednesday, 24 hours after he met with the Indianapolis Colts. Heyward-Bey said that the “sky’s the limit” for the Lions’ offense and expressed some excitement at the prospect of playing alongside...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions’ safety charged with third-degree assault

According to Black Sports Online, Detroit Lions’ safety Amari Spievey was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend Lisamarie Santos, who’s also facing charges disorderly conduct among other things. Below is a breakdown of the charges. Spievey, 24, was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct for the incident that happened shortly before...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions safety Amari Spievey arrested

(Credit: AP Photo) It seems another lions player has made headlines for the wrong reason. Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday around 4 p.m. in Connecicut after having a dispute with his girlfriend over child support, this according to the Middletown Press. Spievey was arrested for a third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child, and disorderly conduct, according to...
Via Down and Distance
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Spievey arrested after domestic dispute

The Detroit Lions' peaceful offseason reportedly has taken a disturbing turn for the worse. According to a newspaper report, safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday in his hometown of Middletown, Conn., following a domestic altercation with his girlfriend. The Middletown Press reported that the dispute centered on child-support payments, citing the police. Here's the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lions safety Amari Spievey arrested for domestic abuse

Another offseason, another Detroit Lions arrest.  This time it’s reserve safety Amari Spievey.  Spievey, who signed a one-year deal to stay with Detroit, was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct for the incident that happened shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday in Middleton, Connecticut.  His girlfriend, Lisamarie Santos, was also charged...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions safety Amari Spievey arrested after fight with girlfriend over child abuse

Here we go again… According to the Mercury News, Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested in Middletown, Connecticut Tuesday after an altercation with his girlfriend over child support. The 24-year-old Spievey (who was brought back by the Lions on a one-year deal), was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct. Spievey’s girlfriend, 26...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions, S Spievey agree on 1-year deal

Safety Amari Spievey has agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Detroit Lions.
Via det.scout.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions, S Spievey agree on 1-year deal

Safety Amari Spievey has agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Detroit Lions. Agent Andy Simms said Tuesday that Spievey is set to remain with the only NFL team he's played for. The 5-foot-11, 195-pound safety started two games last season, but he was placed on injured reserve in mid-November because of a concussion. The 24-year-old Spievey has played three seasons with...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Season over for Lions' Spievey

The Detroit Lions placed safety Amari Spievey on injured reserve Saturday, ending his season, to make room for cornerback Drayton Florence on the 53-man roster. Spievey, a third-round draft pick out of Iowa in 2010, missed the last three games because of a concussion. It was his second concussion in less than a year. Florence, who underwent surgery for a broken forearm in mid-September...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Delmas, Spievey out for Lions

Detroit safeties Louis Delmas and Amari Spievey will miss Sunday's game at Minnesota. Delmas has a knee injury, and Spievey is recovering from a concussion. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson was limited in practice Friday and is listed as questionable. Johnson toughed out Detroit's 31-14 victory over Jacksonville last weekend, catching seven passes for 129 yards after getting...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

WR Johnson will start for Lions

All-Pro receiver Calvin Johnson is active and starting for the Detroit Lions. Johnson missed practice all week with a left knee injury and had been listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Jacksonville. Receiver Mike Thomas, traded from the Jaguars to Detroit on Tuesday, also is active. The Lions will be without three defensive starters: linebacker DeAndre Levy and safeties...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson misses his third straight practice

According to Anwar Richardson of MLive.com, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed his third straight practice on Friday because of  a knee injury. It looks like Johnson could end up being a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. Louis Delmas and Amari Spievey also missed practice.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions injury report: key starters struggling with nagging problems

Tomorrow, of course, is Sunday. That means up until kickoff, agonizing about key injuries will be the focus for Detroit Lions' fans everywhere. Fortunately, one piece of good news regards the quarterback position, where it looks as if things aren't as bad as they initially appeared last Sunday. What are the five most important injuries to watch this week, as the Lions take...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2012 Positional Preview: Defensive Backfield

The most critical key to the success of the Detroit Lions in 2012 could be consistent play from the defensive backfield. Absorbing injury and shocking attrition already, this group is definitely feeling the heat despite the fact the season hasn't even begun yet. Everyone will have to stick together, stay positive and play hard if the Lions' defense is to take the next step...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Depth Chart Updates: Detroit Lions

With The Detroit Lions' 2012 preseason now in the book and the regular season right upon us, a few players helped raise their names on the depth chart, while others are moving in the wrong direction.The preseason for the starters is just to fine tune their skills, and for everyone else it’s a chance to show that you belong and contribute in the NFL, impress the coaches in moving...
Via Football Nation
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions' Wendling becoming dependable option

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The "Next Man Up" theory runs throughout the NFL. Injuries are inevitable and someone has to come in to fill those roles to keep a team from falling back. The Detroit Lions have been weakened at safety because of Louis Delmas' knee surgery and Amari Spievey's on-again, off-again headaches. John Wendling, known for his strong special-teams...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Louis Delmas' Knee Injury Provides Time to Recover, Opportunity for Amari Spievey and Others

Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. "How could this happen now?" or "why wasn't the problem solved sooner?" seem to be the biggest complaints with the recent news on Detroit Lions' safety Louis Delmas. Instead of operating entirely within in the negative, let's take a moment to consider...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Louis Delmas’ Knee Injury Provides Time to Recover, Opportunity for Amari Spievey and Others

Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. “How could this happen now?” or “why wasn’t the problem solved sooner?” seem to be the biggest complaints with the recent news on Detroit Lions’ safety Louis Delmas. Instead of operating entirely within in the negative, let’s take a moment to consider a few positive elements...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Louis Delmas’ Injury Provides Time to Recover, Opportunity for Amari Spievey and Others

This piece is also featured at Lions101.com Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. “How could this happen now?” or “why wasn’t the problem solved sooner?” seem to be the biggest complaints … Continue reading →
Via The Detroit Sports Site
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions safety Spievey gets wake-up call

(This is the fourth in a series examining the Detroit Lions highly-scrutinized secondary.) Safety Amari Spievey already knew his lack of consistency was a concern to the Lions' coaching staff. Now he knows it more than ever since the club acquired veteran free agent Sean Jones. Spievey started 24 games in his first two seasons, including 15 last year, but that first-team job...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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