DEANDRE LEVY NEWS

Lions Offense Reemerges to Scar Jets

A week after disassembling Aaron Rodgers and company, the Detroit Lions played their most complete game en route to a 24-17 lock down of the New York Jets. The numbers were far from earth shattering on either side of the ball for the Lions, but for the first time since their drubbing of the Giants in Week 1, Detroit showed potent balance; suffocating defense complimented by fluid...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Why to watch DeAndre Levy

The biggest surprise, arguably of any team this year, has been the Detroit Lions defense. The team has officially been exposed and branded as a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the football. As I’ve mentioned before, the linebacker position has been a point of emphasis for the team this year. After drafting Kyle Van Noy in the first round, the defense was expected...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stafford Key for Lions Against Jets

The Detroit Lions travel to New Jersey for a decisive Week 4 outing against the New York Jets in what should also be an extremely important game for the Lions’ control of the NFC North. For Detroit, who is currently amid a 0-4 road streak dating back to last season, a date with New York could also be a good gauge as both Green Bay and Chicago have defeated the Jets in the last...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy Not Moving to Middle Linebacker?

Lions choose to not move DeAndre Levy to MLB position.   After the news of MLB Stephen Tulloch’s injury and ultimately being lost for the season speculation of moving outside backer Deandre Levy into the middle to fill the spot arose. However today we are learning that Levy will not be moving to that spot instead outside backer Tahir Whitehead will be stepping into that role and...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Highs and Lows: Detroit Lions Beat Down Division Rival Packers

The Detroit Lions defense did what so few teams have been able to do of late; they beat down the Packers’ offense. Aaron Rodgers only led one successful drive against the battered Lions secondary. The Packers’ offense has always been praised as one of the best simply because of Rodgers, whom many consider one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Rodgers did not look like the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis: Lions Pound Pack (on Defense)

The Detroit Lions surprised many fans –certainly myself- with a hard fought 19-7 victory against their NFC North rival Green Bay Packers yesterday. Although the Lions played far from perfect, by most accounts they should’ve eliminated any skepticism that this year’s team is just the same old letdown Detroit roster following last week’s embarrassment to Carolina. Yes, that...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy wins defensive player of the week for first time

The Lions defense got the better of the Giants offense on Monday night and one of their players has been rewarded as the NFC defensive player of the week. Linebacker DeAndre Levy was the choice and it’s the first time he’s been so honored by the league. Levy had 10 tackles against the Giants on Monday and added an interception that bounced off several body parts and nearly hit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Lions’ DeAndre Levy makes one-handed INT giving us another sideline Eli moment

Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy had his first INT of the 2014 season and it was a pretty one as he was able to pick off Eli Manning one-handed going to the ground. And because Eli has been good for those sideline moments after getting shelled on the field, ESPN made sure to get his reaction […]
Via The Majors National
22 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy gets crazy INT; Eli Manning face ensues (video)

The Detroit Lions figured to get at least one interception vs. the New York Giants, being that Eli Manning was playing. He led the NFL in interceptions last year, and with a new offense and several new receives, he was bound to throw one eventually vs. Detroit. That said, Manning can’t be faulted for the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning Drops Healthy F-Bomb After Detroit Interception

Eli Manning dropped a healthy f-bomb on the world after the Detroit Lions' DeAndre Levy intercepted him.
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning Face Following DeAndre Levy’s Juggling Interception

The Lions’ DeAndre Levy made an incredible juggling interception during the third quarter of the Monday Night Football game against the Giants. As great as the play was by Levy, it was topped by the reaction from Eli Manning. [@_MarcusD_, Kyle Weidlie] The post Eli Manning Face Following DeAndre Levy’s Juggling Interception appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions positional battle: Linebackers

Heading into the third week of preseason, the Detroit Lions are going to begin simulating games to look more like the regular season. Jim Caldwell stated, “we have to adjust to give them as much (of a simulation) as we possibly can of what it’s going to look like.” The Lions’ defense, particularly the secondary, has been criticized for their inability to become an integral...
Via isportsweb.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Linebackers Showing Blitz

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’...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Begin Preseason August 9th Hosting Cleveland Browns

It is not quite the beginning of the Detroit Lions quest to get back on top of the NFC North division, but the beginning of the preseason is a significant marker in the beginning of the Jim Caldwell era as Lions’ head coach. Many fans believe that he can be the guy that really holds this talented group of players up to the same standards that they will. Easier said than done. The...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Training Camp Highlights

Traning camp is well under way, and the Detroit Lions are working hard on getting back into football form. The will of Coach Caldwell is starting to show through these players, and the drills are perfectly representing the needs of this talented young team. A lot of the young players were seen working on their footwork, and a lot of the veterans were seen doing much of the same....
Via Detroit Sports Nation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Poll: Who do you think will be the Detroit Lions breakout offensive player in 2014?

Every season there is a breakout player, for nearly every team. For the Detroit Lions last year, their unexpected surprises were Joseph Fauria and DeAndre Levy. While Levy was a starter going into the season, no one really expected what the Lions got from him and he was a big part of their 6-3 start in 2013. There are plenty of candidates on this team to be that breakout player of...
Via cover32 - Lions
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' DeAndre Levy selected 59th-best NFL player in poll

Breakout seasons aren't always immediately recognized. It often takes time for reflection, if not another year of performance to prove to others that a player is for real. Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was deserving of a Pro Bowl invite last season, but he didn't get it. However, his fellow players rewarded him this offseason when they selected Levy as the 59th-best...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy adjusts to changing role in defense

Gunther Cunningham was dead right last year about outside linebacker DeAndre Levy. As the Lions’ defensive coordinator last year, Cunningham said in September that he expected Levy to have a breakout year in his fifth season based on what the wisdom of late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis. “Al Davis used to tell me, ‘Gun, don’t be so damn impatient,’ ” said Cunningham...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Looking for a Pass-Rusher

The Detroit Lions will keep their base 4-3 defense even with Jim Caldwell stepping in as the head coach. Caldwell says in the 4-3 system there is room for a pass-rushing outside linebacker. Ziggy Ansah was the team's first-round draft pick last year where he came into his own as a pass-rusher. The problem was that he did not fill the void at OLB because he starred at defensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals add Matt Burke as LB coach

Cincinnati Bengals press release: The Bengals today hired Matt Burke as linebackers coach. Burke has 10 seasons of NFL experience, including the last five as linebackers coach for the Detroit Lions. Burke replaces Paul Guenther, who was promoted earlier this week from Bengals linebackers coach to defensive coordinator. "We're fortunate to get a coach of Matt's quality...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy Says The Lions Got Caught Looking Ahead

What in the hell is DeAndre Levy talking about. Looking ahead to what. The Lions were eliminated from the playoff hunt at home by a team that seemed to be in a more dire situation than they were. That made five losses in six games for the Lions, so it’s puzzling that talented linebacker DeAndre Levy told MLive that the he thought the Lions got caught looking ahead. “I think...
Via Thacover2
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy Says The Lions Got Caught Looking Ahead

What in the hell is DeAndre Levy talking about. Looking ahead to what. The Lions were eliminated from the playoff hunt at home by a team that seemed to be in a more dire situation than they were. That made five losses in six games for the Lions, so it’s puzzling that talented linebacker DeAndre Levy told MLive that the he thought the Lions got caught looking ahead. “I think...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' Brandon Pettigrew ruled out vs. Giants, DeAndre Levy remains questionable

As expected, the Lions have ruled out tight end Brandon Pettigrew for Sunday with an ankle injury, but there is some hope that linebacker DeAndre Levy will play. “If I am a betting man, then I know who’s playing,” defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said. “Levy will play no matter what. He is a tough guy and is preparing himself. It is too bad he couldn’t get more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Detroit's defense 'soft' Sunday?

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Linebacker DeAndre Levy described the Detroit Lions' defense as "mentally and physically soft" during a second-half collapse Sunday in Philadelphia. Coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't go that far Monday during his weekly news conference. "We didn't play our best run defense in that game, but I certainly wouldn't classify our defense...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Detroit's defense 'soft' Sunday?

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Linebacker DeAndre Levy described the Detroit Lions' defense as "mentally and physically soft" during a second-half collapse Sunday in Philadelphia. Coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't go that far Monday during his weekly news conference. "We didn't play our best run defense in that game, but I certainly wouldn't classify our defense...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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