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Dissecting the Practice Squad of the Detroit Lions

The NFL practice squad system is a confusing notion for a lot of fans. Not many people fully understand the way the practice squad works, and that is partly because the guidelines for the practice squad change throughout the years. The Detroit Lions were allowed to sign 10 players to their practice squad, and the maximum amount of experience a player can have on the practice squad...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten players named to Detroit Lions practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Detroit Lions shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play in...
Via cover32 - Lions
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 53-man Roster Set, But not in Stone

The talk of the Detroit Lions right now is mainly about what the Lions can still do to improve their roster. They cut a few guys that have been around the locker room for a while, and that does not set well with a lot of fans. People are wondering what is going on with the Lions, and what they plan on doing to fix up their roster even more. The Lions released their 53-man roster...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign 10 to practice squad

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit. The players added to the practice squad were: guard Rodney Austin, fullback Emil Igwenagu, safety Nate Ness, wide receiver Andrew Peacock, defensive tackle Xavier Proctor, cornerback Mohammed...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign 10 to practice squad

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit. The players added to the practice squad were: guard Rodney Austin, fullback Emil Igwenagu, safety Nate Ness, wide receiver Andrew Peacock, defensive tackle Xavier Proctor, cornerback Mohammed Seisay...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster trimming begins: Who missed the cut for the Philadelphia Eagles?

If you listened to the Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC you probably heard Chris Collinsworth say that this is the hardest time of the year for NFL coaches. He wasn’t referring to injuries or the preseason schedule; he was talking about roster cuts. By 4:00 PM eastern time yesterday each NFL had to cut their rosters from 90 players down to 75. Over the weekend the Philadelphia...
Via cover32 - Eagles
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions acquire pair off waivers

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions made a pair of waiver claims Tuesday, acquiring former Dolphins tight end Michael Egnew and former Eagles fullback Emil Igwenagu. Egnew played in all 16 games for Miami in 2013, making seven catches for 69 yards. Igwenagu spent most of his two seasons in Philadelphia on the practice squad. The Lions released tight end Jacob Maxwell and guard...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Roster Claims Tracker

  By request, we’ve created a 2014 NFL Roster Claims Tracker that will be updated continuously over the next week as teams get their 53-man rosters in order.   Browns Browns claimed G Karim Barton off waivers from the Eagles. (NFLTR) Browns claimed G Donald Hawkins off waivers from the Eagles. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers claimed CB Marc Anthony off waivers from...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Thursday’s quick hits: 1. After releasing Emil Igwenagu on Monday, the team re-signed him onto the practice squad on Wednesday afternoon. 2. Nick Foles was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday afternoon...
Via Eagles Faithful
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuesday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Tuesday’s quick hits: 1. The Eagles played well in the 4th quarter this past Sunday against the Bucs, but it’s something they’ve done well over the past few weeks as well. 2. The Eagles re-signed WR, BJ Cunningham...
Via Eagles Faithful
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Release Igwenagu, Re-Sign Cunniningham

The Eagles have re-signed wide receiver BJ Cunningham, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reports. To make room for Cunningham on the roster, tight end Emil Igwenagu has been released. McLane explained the rational for the kove, saying that the Eagles wanted to have a 6th wide receiver on their active 53-man roster. Cunningham was on the Eagles’ practice squad in 2012, but...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Add Wide Receiver BJ Cunningham

BJ Cunningham spent time with the Eagles during training camp this summer and resigned with the team Tuesday.  The Philadelphia Eagles on Monday added to their receiving corps by signing BJ Cunningham and releasing tight end Emil Igwenagu.  Cunningham, 24, was with the team over the summer during training camp and released with an injury settlement on August 1. The Michigan State...
Via Eagledelphia
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles sign 5 to practice squad including McNutt, Rau

The Philadelphia Eagles signed four familiar names to their practice squad on Saturday: TE Chase Ford, FB Emil Igwenagu, WR Marvin McNutt, and LB Ryan Rau. All players were previously a part of the roster before the team’s NFL mandated cut to a 53-man roster on Friday. League sources also say that DE Frank Trotter has been signed to the PS, according to CSNPhilly. C Chase Beeler...
Via Philly Sports Muse
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles release 19, roster stands at 56

The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they have cut 19 players, leaving the team’s roster at 56. Here are those who have been released: S Oshiomogho Atogwe TE Brett Brackett LB Keenan Clayton DT Landon Cohen TE Chase Ford WR Mardy Gilyard WR Chad Hall CB Joselio Hanson FB Emil Igwenagu T D.J. Jones WR Marvin McNutt LB Adrian Moten DT Ollie Ogbu LB Ryan Rau DE Monte Taylor...
Via Philly Sports Muse
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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