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Detroit Lions season preview: Linebackers

This is part six of the Detroit Lions season preview. The linebacking unit with be the subject of this piece. Led by star DeAndre Levy, the linebackers of the Lions are the heart and soul of the team’s defense. What we know Stephen Tulloch (Photo Credit: U.S. Presswire) Detroit’s linebackers are arguably the strongest position on the team’s defensive side. A year ago,...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy wants to spend new money on solid gold dog dishes

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was already a rich man. But on Wednesday, after signing a four-year contract extension, Levy became even richer. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported that his extension is worth $33.75 million with $20 million of it guaranteed. So what's he going to do with all that money? His answer may confound you. "The first thing I'll do probably is get two...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Terms of DeAndre Levy’s extension revealed

Ian Rapoport of NFL.com has gotten a hold of the Detroit Lions contract extension for outside linebacker DeAndre Levy. At first glance, it seems the Detroit Lions got a bargin for the NFL’s second leading tackler in 2014. Details on that 4-year extension for #Lions LB DeAndre Levy: Its worth $33.72M ($8.43M per year). $20M in guarantees. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 6...
Via The Majors Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

After Suh walks, Lions agree to 4-year extension with leading tackler

  The Detroit Lions have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy. Team President Tom Lewand confirmed the agreement before Detroit's practice Wednesday night. General manager Martin Mayhew had said the previous day that the Lions were negotiating with the 28-year-old Levy, whose contract was up at the end of this season. "He is the kind of person that...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy gets contract extension with Lions

NOVI, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy. Team President Tom Lewand confirmed the agreement before Detroit's practice Wednesday night. General manager Martin Mayhew had said the previous day that the Lions were negotiating with the 28-year-old Levy, whose contract was up at the end of this season. "He is the...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy gets contract extension with Lions

NOVI, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy. Team President Tom Lewand confirmed the agreement before Detroit's practice Wednesday night. General manager Martin Mayhew had said the previous day that the Lions were negotiating with the 28-year-old Levy, whose contract was up at the end of this season. "He is the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions agree to 4-year extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy

NOVI, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy. Team President Tom Lewand confirmed the agreement before Detroit's practice Wednesday night. General manager Martin Mayhew had said the previous day that the Lions were negotiating with the 28-year-old Levy, whose contract was up at the end of this season. Levy had a career...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Agree To Extension With DeAndre LeVy

The Detroit Lions have agreed to a 4-year deal with linebacker DeAndre Levy, Ian Rapoport is reporting. The #Lions and star LB DeAndre Levy have reached an agreement on a contract extension, I’m told. This was an offseason priority. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 5, 2015 Few stats on DeAndre Levy: Led the league in solo tackles last year (117). Most INT by a LB over last...
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Sign OLB DeAndre Levy To A Contract Extension

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Lions and OLB DeAndre Levy have reached an agreement on a long-term contract extension. Levy, 28, is coming off of a breakout season for Detroit and is, arguably, the Lions best defensive player now that they’ve lost DT Ndamukong Suh to the Dolphins. He had another year remaining on his three-year, $9.75 ... The post Lions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions and DeAndre Levy enter extension negotiations

As training camp has opened for the Detroit Lions in Allen Park, Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew said today that he and representatives of linebacker DeAndre Levy have stated working on a contract extension to keep the NFL’s leading tackler in Honalulu Blue and Silver for the foreseeable future. Levy, 28, was a third round pick of the Lions back in 2009 and has been a consistent...
Via The Majors Detroit
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LB DeAndre Levy 'essential' for Detroit Lions' defense to thrive

DeAndre Levy is one of the most impactful and productive 4-3 outside linebackers you'll find across the league. Last season, Levy's sixth with the Detroit Lions, he racked up 151 tackles, 2.5 sacks, an interception and a safety. The Lions view Levy as "essential" for their defense to thrive, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. That's big news since Levy is in the final year of...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Lions LB DeAndre Levy sled down active volcano

Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy doesn’t just play with reckless abandon on the field.  He’s a madman off of it too.  On Saturday, he posted a picture to Instagram of him sledding down an active volcano in Leon, Nicaragua.  He captioned the photo: “I don’t always go sledding, but when I do, it’s down an active volcano. Leon, Nicaragua. #BigFootHostel #CerroNegro.” His...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How Good Will the Lions Defense be Without Suh?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Detroit Lions Power Ranking: 18 Click here to see full rankings The Lions take a serious tumble because they are really going to miss Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley.  No matter how optimistic the Detroit staff is, Haloti Ngata cannot be both of them, and probably won’t even replicate what either...
Via TopSportsReport
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre Levy Possible This Summer

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media mentioned Lions OLB DeAndre Levy as a candidate who could receive a long-term extension in the weeks leading up to the start of the regular season. According to Rapoport, Detroit views Levy as being “essential” to their team and chose to keep him over Justin Durant a few years ago. Levy has ... The post Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy shares photo of himself sledding down active volcano

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is known for his death-defying offseasons. During a 2013 trip to the Amazon rainforest, Levy slept with a machete and survived by eating frogs, rats and piranha fish. Earlier this offseason, the linebacker walked on the wings of a biplane. He has also hiked Machu Picchu in Peru and swam with sharks in South Africa. Over the weekend, Levy felt...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

All Rests on Detroit Lions' Offense

Much of the Detroit Lions' offseason has consisted revolved around the loss of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Suh, the former anchor of the Detroit's defensive line, has left many in disarray with his departure. Many believe the Lions' defense will regress, inhibiting the entire team. But that isn't as big of a deal as the worried believe. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, who...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions' Levy continues offseason adventures

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is on another of his offseason adventures. This time, he posted a photo on Instagram while showing off a sloth that he said he caught in the Peruvian Amazon. He also pledged to let anyone "pet him" if they make a donation to help turn an abandoned school in Detroit into a community center. This is just the latest of Levy's wild trips. Here's...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ can’t let Levy get to free agency

Elite Lions’ linebacker DeAndre Levy is an unrestricted free agent after next season. DeAndre Levy led the NFL in solo tackles in 2015. Lets let that sink in for a second, that dude that no one outside of Michigan or Wisconsin has even heard of, led the world in tackles last year. That’s after having the second most interceptions in the NFL the previous year…as a 4-3 outside...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Players Listed in the "NFL Top 100" Thus Far

At number 88 we have safety Glover Quin. Coming off of a season where he was selected to All-NFL second team and his first career Pro Bowl, it is no surprise to see him make the top 100. He had an impressive career high seven interceptions in his second year with the Lions last year, making him a big contributor to their great defensive play.At number 85 is wide receiver Golden Tate...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions star makes NFL’s top 100

NFL Network is doing their annual list of the “Top 100 players,” and in 2015, Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy made the list, coming in at number 66: I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/CCO9YhjN9S Top 100 Players of 2015: DeAndre Levy — Danny (@DLA816) May 28, 2015   NUMBER 66: @Lions LB DeAndre Levy #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/YC0cjLaFjt — NFL Network (@nflnetwork...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter sounds off on DeAndre Levy’s NFL Top 100 rankings

Detroit Lions star linebacker DeAndre Levy was recently named the 66th best player in the NFL, as voted by the players. Although it was an impressive accomplishment, many Lions fans on Twitter disagree strongly with the rankings. Here is what a few of them had to say: You gotta be kidding me Deandre levy only at 66? He gettin snubs everywhere @nflnetwork — Mason whistle (@mason_whistle...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Does anything scare Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy?

Hiking in exotic locations, sliding down an active volcano and now walking on the wing of a biplane. Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press lists these stomach-turning activities among the stunts pulled off by DeAndre Levy, linebacker for the Detroit Lions and offseason daredevil.The adrenaline rush is a certainty, but is Levy ever scared by any of his adventures?"Not at all,...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy wasn’t scared during plane walk because he’s not ‘chicken-s**t’

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy made some news a few months ago when footage surfaced of him taking a walk out onto a wing of a biplane high above a body of water. When asked how one conjures up the intestinal fortitude to attempt such a risky, death-defying stunt and not be afraid, Levy provided...Read More The post DeAndre Levy wasn’t scared during plane walk because he’s...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Have Spoken To LB DeAndre Levy’s Agent About Contract Extension

Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters on Friday that he has spoken to LB DeAndre Levy‘s representatives regarding a contract extension, per Tim Twentyman. Levy, 28, is coming off of a breakout season for Detroit is, arguably, the Lions best defensive player now that they’ve lost DT Ndamukong Suh to the Dolphins. He still has another year remaining ... The post Lions Have Spoken...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions daredevil DeAndre Levy takes stunts to new heights

Most contracts in professional sports contain clauses outlining what activities players may not take part in outside of work, usually out of fear of injury. For instance, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford claims the team banned him from riding a motorcycle and sky diving when he signed his rookie deal. Well, it appears Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy managed to slip one by...
Via Fox Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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