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The Detroit Lions preseason week 4 injury report

As the Detroit Lions go into their final preseason game, their injury list keeps getting smaller and smaller. Most of the guys are healthy enough to at least do sideline drills with trainers and staff. Below is the complete list of injured Lions, along with their status: Linebacker Kyle Van Noy has returned to practice. After much debate on his return due to a groin injury. It...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata to play with a chip on his shoulder after trade

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is getting used to his new home, but he hasn't forgotten the team that dealt him away this offseason. The Baltimore Ravens traded Ngata away in the spring, leaving a little bit of a chip on the big lineman's shoulder."Yeah, a little bit," Ngata said, per Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. "You want to kind of show your old team...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bell, Ngata in action at Lions practice on Monday

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and running back Joique Bell have been sidelined so long that you may need video evidence to believe the reports that say they've returned to the field. For the skeptical Lions fan, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press posted Instagram videos of both Ngata and Bell practicing on Monday. Ngata, 31, was dealing with a bum hamstring all...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions activate Bell, Ngata, cut Broyles, nine others

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have activated running back Joique Bell off the physically unable to perform list and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata off the active/non-football injury list. Bell has missed all of training camp while recovering from knee and Achilles tendon surgeries. Ngata has been out with a hamstring problem. The Lions also cut wide receiver Ryan Broyles...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions activate Bell, Ngata, cut Broyles, nine others

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have activated running back Joique Bell off the physically unable to perform list and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata off the active/non-football injury list. Bell has missed all of training camp while recovering from knee and Achilles tendon surgeries. Ngata has been out with a hamstring problem. The Lions also cut wide receiver Ryan Broyles...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions activate Bell, Ngata, cut Broyles, 9 others

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have activated running back Joique Bell off the physically unable to perform list and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata off the active/non-football injury list. Bell has missed all of training camp while recovering from knee and Achilles tendon surgeries. Ngata has been out with a hamstring problem. The Lions also cut wide receiver Ryan Broyles...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata not ready to play, doesn't want to rush it

The Detroit Lions are still waiting for their big offseason trade acquisition to take the field, as former Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been sidelined all summer with a hamstring injury. Lions head coach Jim Caldwell updated Ngata's injury status this week, and it sounds like the team is still proceeding with plenty of caution. "He's not ready to go, he hasn...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions season preview: Defensive line

This is part five of the Detroit Lions season preview. In this edition, the focus will be on the team’s defensive line, where the departures of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley leave some question marks heading into the season. What we know Haloti Ngata Ndamukong Suh isn’t walking through the door. That much is certain. The departure of he and two other cogs on the Lions line...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY Roundtable: What We’re Watching For in Browns-Bills

In advance of Thursday night’s preseason game against Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills, we here at WFNY poured some cold ones and got together, roundtable style, to discuss what, exactly, we will be watching for come opening kick. Do enjoy. Will: I’ll be watching Danny Shelton, who has immediately become a favorite of mine and, I would guess, Browns fans at large. We were introduced...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens kicker mocks McConaughey in commercial

  Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has landed an endorsement gig for Carbiz, a used car dealer in Maryland, and for his first commercial, he went for the low hanging fruit and humorously parodied Matthew McConaughey’s patently bizarre spots for Lincoln. Tucker, who played his college football for the Texas Longhorns, nails his McConaughey impression brilliantly while ruminating...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions, Haloti Ngata engaged in 'ongoing and positive' contract talks

The Detroit Lions need Haloti Ngata to help fill the void left behind by All-Pro defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, who signed with the Miami Dolphins in free agency this spring. The team traded for Ngata, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens, knowing that he has the veteran expertise to hold Detroit's defense together. Ngata is in the final year of his current contract. He's slated to make...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Talks Between Lions & Haloti Ngata “Ongoing & Positive”

According to Rand Getlin of NFL Media, contract negotiations between the Lions and DT Haloti Ngata are “ongoing and positive.” Getlin adds that Ngata will be a “big piece of the puzzle” for the Lions’ defense in 2015. Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters several months ago that they were interested in getting an extension in place with Ngata. However, ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Lions the Best Team in the NFC North?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full NFC North Power Rankings The biggest question for the Lions is how to replace one of the league’s most dominant interior defensive linemen with Nadamakung Suh opting to sign with Miami in free agency. Suh had 53 tackles and 8.5 sacks for the Lions last season and those numbers are hard to replace. Lions fan rejoiced a tad when...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Kruger compares rookie nose tackle Danny Shelton to Haloti Ngata

Cleveland Browns linebacker Paul Kruger has been studying rookie first round pick nose tackle Danny Shelton and said that the closest comparison is his former Ravens teammate Haloti Ngata. "I mean, he's just a big boy who can move, and having that presence there pushing the pocket in that way, he's really comparable to Haloti Ngata and some of the other guys who have really made...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions preview (No. 16): Will the defense pick up the pieces?

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 16 Lions. 2014 record: 11-5 (lost in wild-card game to Cowboys) Head coach: Jim Caldwell (second year, 37-27 overall coaching record, 5-2 in playoffs) Key arrivals: Tyrunn Walker (defensive tackle), Haloti Ngata (defensive tackle), *Alex Carter (cornerback), *Gabe Wright (defensive tackle), Corey Wootton...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Detroit Lions who will have to step it up and fill the void Ndamukong Suh left

We all cringed to see Ndamukong Suh leave this year, but that doesn’t mean the Detroit Lions are doomed on the defensive side of the ball. Playing almost 1,000 defensive snaps last year as a team will be a big factor in really filling in the void that Suh left with leaving. With saying this, here are the top three players that will have to pick up the slack this season on the defensive...
Via cover32
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DT Haloti Ngata out with minor hamstring issue

Detroit Lions DT Haloti Ngata has been added to the Non-Football Injury List on Monday with a hamstring injury, reports the Detroit Free Press. While the issue is considered minor, his absence from the Monday's practice is merely precuationary. According to the report, Ngata  can return whenever he's deemed ready. The team thinks that time will likely be in about a week's time...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ngata on injured list as Lions start practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the Lions acquired from Baltimore in the offseason when Suh left via free agency, was on the field with his teammates, but he wore...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ngata on injured list as Lions start practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the Lions acquired from Baltimore in the offseason when Suh left via free agency, was on the field with his teammates, but he wore...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ngata on injury list at start of practice for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. Ngata, acquired by the Lions in a trade when Ndamukong Suh left via free agency this offseason, was put on the active/non-football injury list. He was on the field with his teammates but wore a hat instead of a helmet. He did not...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions place Haloti Ngata on NFI list to start camp

Haloti Ngata's impact with his new team has been put on hold, as the Detroit Lions have decided to place the five-time Pro Bowler on the non-football injury (NFI) list for the start of training camp. The Lions announced the news on their official website on Monday afternoon. Ngata, 31, came to the Lions this offseason via trade, after nine seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He is...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Place DT Haloti Ngata On Active/NFI List To Start Camp

Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports that the Lions have placed DT Haloti Ngata on the active/non/football injury list to begin training camp. While this move isn’t a big deal in terms of the regular season, it’s obviously not ideal for Ndamukong Suh‘s replacement to sit out of the start of camp workouts. It’s worth mentioning that Ngata remains ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Detroit Lions

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Detroit Lions. 2014 in a nutshell: A traditionally offensive-oriented team is carried mainly by a surprisingly strong defense (they rank behind only Seattle on that side of the ball) to 11 wins and a playoff berth, but they lose a wild-card weekend...
Via Bloguin Best
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Detroit Lions

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Detroit Lions. 2014 in a nutshell: A traditionally offensive-oriented team is carried mainly by a surprisingly strong defense (they rank behind only Seattle on that side of the ball) to 11 wins and a playoff berth, but they lose a wild-card weekend...
Via This Given Sunday
July 29, 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
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