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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...
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September 01, 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...
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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

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...
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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
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