DEANDRE LEVY NEWS

Injuries force teams to clear the bench

The list of key players injured this season would make even some coaches shudder. Particularly when they see who has to fill in. A look at just the running backs who have been sidelined in 2015 is foreboding: Jamaal Charles, Le'Veon Bell, Justin Forsett, Arian Foster, Chris Johnson, Mark Ingram, Carlos Hyde, Reggie Bush. Does anyone from Dallas to Baltimore to Indianapolis need...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions put LB DeAndre Levy on injured reserve

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have put linebacker DeAndre Levy on injured reserve after he was limited to one game this season because of hip trouble. Levy had 117 tackles last season for the Lions. His contract was supposed to expire at the end of this season, but the team agreed to a four-year extension with him in August. He has had almost no impact in 2015, thought...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions put LB DeAndre Levy on injured reserve

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have put linebacker DeAndre Levy on injured reserve after he was limited to one game this season because of hip trouble. Levy had 117 tackles last season for the Lions. His contract was supposed to expire at the end of this season, but the team agreed to a four-year extension with him in August. He has had almost no impact in 2015, thought...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy to Injured Reserve

The Detroit Lions have placed injured linebacker DeAndre Levy on injured reserve and all we can say is… FINALLY! The #Lions have placed LB DeAndre Levy on injured reserve and have signed LB James-Michael Johnson to fill his place on roster. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) November 4, 2015 It is now week nine in the national football league and the Detroit Lions have been using...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Place LB DeAndre Levy On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday that they’ve placed OLB DeAndre Levy on season-ending injured reserve. Lions HC Jim Caldwell confirmed close to a month ago that Levy was undergoing surgery on his hip, which was the first indication that his 2015 season could be coming to an end. Levy tried to return to the team, but he unfortunately suffered a setback with his hip. Levy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions: 2015 Week 7 NFL Pick

Minnesota Vikings (3-2) at Detroit Lions (1-5) Both of these two teams are missing key defensive players for this one. The Vikings will be without Sharrif Floyd, a 3rd year defensive tackle who was one of the best defensive tackles in the NFL in 2014 and who has continued that into this season. He’s played in the first 5 games, but will miss this one. On Detroit’s side, they’ll...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Don't count out DeAndre Levy for the 2015 season just yet

Linebacker DeAndre Levy underwent hip surgery earlier this month, but the Detroit Lions have not put him on injured reserve yet. Could there be a chance he returns before the 2015 season is finished?Levy is already up and walking, according to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com. Apparently, running and tackling could still be a possibility for this year."Not at this point," Lions head coach...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons the Lions will beat the Bears on Sunday

Not too much, if anything, has gone right for the Detroit Lions this season. At 0-5, they remain the only team in the NFL without a win. They were blown out last week at home against the Cardinals in a game that saw Matthew Stafford get benched. Their best defensive player, DeAndre Levy, is likely done for the season after re-injuring his hip. It seems as if the team has turned on...
Via cover32
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: DeAndre Levy’s hip keeps on giving

The Detroit Lions beat all the usual suspects to the punch and announced an injury to a key player. This key player is fresh off a four year. $33.2 million dollar extension signed right before the 2015 season. Coach Caldwell announced that DeAndre Levy will undergo surgery. A determination on whether or not he will go on IR has not been made. — Detroit Lions (@Lions) October...
Via The Majors Detroit
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB Levy needs hip surgery, putting season in doubt

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions are losing linebacker DeAndre Levy soon after getting him back. Lions coach Jim Caldwell says Levy needs hip surgery after having a setback. Levy aggravated the injury Sunday against Arizona in his first game of the season. Caldwell says the team has not yet decided to put Levy on injured reserve. The winless Lions will likely start linebacker...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB Levy needs hip surgery, putting season in doubt

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions are losing linebacker DeAndre Levy soon after getting him back. Lions coach Jim Caldwell says Levy needs hip surgery after having a setback. Levy aggravated the injury Sunday against Arizona in his first game of the season. Caldwell says the team has not yet decided to put Levy on injured reserve. The winless Lions will likely start linebacker...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB DeAndre Levy to undergo hip surgery

The Detroit Lions could be without their star linebacker for the remainder of the year.  DeAndre Levy will undergo hip surgery, head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters on Tuesday. No determination has been made if Levy will be placed on the season-ending injured reserve. Cornerback Alex Carter had the short-term IR tag placed on him earlier this season, so the team couldn't use...
Via Fox Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions OLB DeAndre Levy Undergoing Hip Surgery, Could Be Placed On I.R.

Lions HC Jim Caldwell announced Wednesday that OLB DeAndre Levy will undergo surgery on his hip injury, per Tim Twentyman. However, Caldwell added that they haven’t decided whether or not to place him on season-ending injured reserve. Levy returned last weekend, but unfortunately aggregated his hip injury during the first half of Sunday’s game. Levy, 28, was coming off of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB DeAndre Levy returns to huge ovation at Ford Field

The Detroit Lions have lost their first four games of the season, and standout linebacker DeAndre Levy has been on the sideline for each of those games.But Levy is back for Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals. He received a "huge" ovation from the fans at Ford Field upon his introduction, according to Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman.The Lions teased Levy's return in a short video...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions: 2015 Week 5 NFL Pick

Arizona Cardinals (3-1) at Detroit Lions (0-4) The Lions are the league’s last remaining winless team at 0-4. Many think they should have won last week in Seattle because the refs missed a pivotal call at the end of the game, but, regardless of the outcome, they definitely got outplayed in Seattle last week, needing to rely on a +2 turnover margin and a return touchdown to even...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy practices fully, expected to play Week 5 vs. Cardinals

The winless Detroit Lions should get a huge lift from starting outside linebacker DeAndre Levy this weekend, if he's able to complete his return from a hip injury.Levy was a full participant at Wednesday's practice, according to Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman, who expects the weak-side linebacker to make his return to action this Sunday.Levy was the Lions' leading tackler last...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Levy, Robinson out for Lions against Seattle

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Injured linebacker DeAndre Levy will not play for the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Seattle. The team says Levy and tackle Corey Robinson did not make the trip. Levy was listed as doubtful Saturday with a hip injury, and Robinson was also doubtful with an ankle injury. Detroit running back Joique Bell (ankle) and tight end Brandon Pettigrew (hamstring)...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoff road map for 0-2 Detroit Lions: Replace Ndamukong Suh

Detroit's hopes of stringing together back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time since the mid-1990s have taken a hit. Here's how the Lions can rebound from their 0-2 start. *Commit to the running game: The Lions entered the season poised to improve their anemic ground attack but rank 31st in the NFL with a 53.5-yard average. Detroit is trying to solve the problem by getting...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Levy opens up about hip injury, says he's 'getting close'

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy had been mum on the hip injury that has sidelined him since last month. Over the weekend, however, Levy finally spoke about his status and provided a positive message. "I'm getting close," Levy told Kyle Meinke of MLive.com. "I'm doing everything I can do to be in a position to help us." Levy said he is aiming to return for this week's matchup...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings: 2015 Week 2 NFL Pick

Detroit Lions (0-1) at Minnesota Vikings (0-1) I had both the Lions and the Vikings as 9-win playoff teams this season during my season previews and both teams lost on the road week 1. However, the Lions’ 33-28 loss in San Diego was not nearly as bad as the Vikings’ 20-3 loss in San Francisco. Detroit’s game was much closer and they also faced a much better opponent. The Vikings...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Levy still out with hip injury, Lions mum parasite rumor

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was once again a no-go for Friday’s practice meaning the former Badger will likely miss his second straight game Sunday against the Vikings with a hip injury. The hip injury however has become a point of contention over the past week in terms of its full disclosure. Jeff Moss of the DetroitSportsRag reported Thursday that the Lions were withholding...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions LB DeAndre Levy won't play Week 1 vs. Chargers

The Detroit Lions will be without one of their key defenders against the San Diego Chargers, as outside linebacker DeAndre Levy is inactive with a hip injury. Tori Petry of DetroitLions.com has the full list of players who will not participate in today's action, including starting right tackle LaAdrian Waddle (knee). Levy's status is not surprising. There wasn't much optimism about...
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions' Levy listed as doubtful on injury report

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit linebacker DeAndre Levy is officially listed as doubtful for the Lions opener Sunday at San Diego because of a hip injury that has kept him out of practice. Levy also missed the last two games of the preseason. The Lions have ruled out defensive tackle Caraun Reid and guard Larry Warford, both with ankle injuries. Tackle LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) is...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions' Levy listed as doubtful on injury report

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit linebacker DeAndre Levy is officially listed as doubtful for the Lions opener Sunday at San Diego because of a hip injury that has kept him out of practice. Levy also missed the last two games of the preseason. The Lions have ruled out defensive tackle Caraun Reid and guard Larry Warford, both with ankle injuries. Tackle LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) is...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions' Levy listed as doubtful on injury report

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit linebacker DeAndre Levy is officially listed as doubtful for the Lions opener Sunday at San Diego because of a hip injury that has kept him out of practice. Levy also missed the last two games of the preseason. The Lions have ruled out defensive tackle Caraun Reid and guard Larry Warford, both with ankle injuries. Tackle LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) is...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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