JAMES IHEDIGBO NEWS

Lions injury report

Despite battling an illness this week, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is listed as probable on the team's official injury report for Sunday's game against Minnesota. Suh returned to practice Friday on a limited basis after missing Thursday. Safety James Ihedigbo and linebacker Josh Bynes also missed time this week because of an illness, but they, too, are listed as...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

End game etiquette epitomizes direction of Patriots, Lions

One play.  That's all it took to define these New England Patriots.As for the Detroit Lions, well, they were the same old Lions.While the Patriots haven't necessarily been searching for an identity on offense - and why should they when, as Detroit Lions' safety James Ihedigbo said after New England had just hung 34 points on his defense, "When you have a quarterback like Tom Brady...
Via Foxborough Free Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions want the Patriots to fear them

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE:There’s no Patriots’ mystique that’s going to unnerve James Ihedigbo.In fact, the former Patriot, Raven and Jet flipped a question posed by Detroit media Wednesday about being intimidated by the Patriots and according to Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com, “Man, look at the names and guys we’ve got on this team. You should be intimidated by the people we...
Via Patriots Life
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ihedigbo's mentality, play helped Lions emerge as top defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The way James Ihedigbo walks and talks, it's immediately evident that he embraces, even thrives, on a "me-against-the-world" mentality, and who can blame him? He lives that way and plays that way because of his background. Ihedigbo, a strong safety for the Detroit Lions, has made a career out of proving others wrong. He's in his eighth year in the NFL, not bad...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions injury report

Running back Reggie Bush missed practice for the third straight day and is listed as questionable on the Detroit Lions' injury report for Sunday's game at Arizona. Bush aggravated an ankle injury last Sunday that had forced him to miss two of the previous three games. Offensive guard Larry Warford, as expected, is officially ruled out for this game because of a knee injury that's...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Tannehill makes touchdown saving tackle (GIF)

In Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, Ryan Tannehill threw an interception. Of course while the interception was unfortunate the Miami Dolphins quarterback would stay with the play and make a touchdown saving tackle. Tannehill even took a hand to the facemask on the play while pulling down James Ihedigbo. GIF – Ihedigbo INT's Tannehill #MIAvsDET http://t.co/0gdKAEcFt6...
Via Tireball.com
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions bring their top-ranked defense to London

BAGSHOT, England (AP) Heading into this weekend's game, the Detroit Lions have the No. 1 defense in the NFL. Make that the world. Already overseas and practicing, the Lions (5-2) will face the Atlanta Falcons (2-5) on Sunday in the second of three regular-season games this year at Wembley Stadium in London. ''We're not afraid to go anywhere, anyplace and go out there and play and...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Johnson, Ihedigbo active against Jets

Superstar receiver Calvin Johnson is officially active and expected to start for the Detroit Lions in Sunday's game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. Johnson was listed as questionable in Friday's injury report after missing two days of practice last week because of an ankle injury. Meanwhile, safety James Ihedigbo is active and expected to make his Lions' debut...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ihedigbo out again for Lions against Green Bay

DETROIT (AP) Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive and will miss his third straight game to start the season when Detroit hosts Green Bay on Sunday. Packers linebacker Brad Jones is inactive because of a quad problem. Quarterback Kellen Moore, cornerback Cassius Vaughn, fullback Montell Owens, linebacker Travis Lewis, tackle LaAdrian Waddle and wide receiver Ryan Broyles are also...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ansah, Fairley, George Johnson active for Lions

DETROIT -- The three defensive linemen who were listed as questionable for the Detroit Lions are all active for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Defensive end Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah (knee) and defensive tackle Nick Fairley (biceps) are expected to start, and reserve defensive end George Johnson (groin) is expected to play. Strong safety James Ihedigbo, meanwhile, will...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions injury report

The Detroit Lions are entering Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers as a badly banged-up football team for only the third week of the season. Cornerback Cassius Vaughn (ankle), offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle (calf) and linebacker Travis Lewis (quadriceps) have been ruled out because of injuries. Safety James Ihedigbo (neck) and fullback Montell Owens (hamstring) are listed...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Eagles, Jaguars, Giants, Lions, Ravens, Redskins, & Steelers

  Eagles ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf) has officially been ruled out for Sunday. Jaguars WRs Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and Allen Hurns (ankle) are both listed as probable for Week 3. (John Oesher) Giants The Giants have officially ruled out LB Jon Beason, WR Odell Beckham and LB Devon Kennard for Week 3. Lions S James Ihedigbo (neck) appears to be doubtful to play against...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions promote safety Ness to active roster

  The Detroit Lions have signed safety Nate Ness to the team's active roster. Ness had been on the practice squad, but he was called up amid injury problems within the secondary. Cornerback Bill Bentley went on injured reserve with a knee injury, and safety James Ihedigbo's status for Sunday's game at Carolina is uncertain. Ihedigbo has been dealing with a neck problem. The 28-year...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign Ness to active roster

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed safety Nate Ness to the team's active roster. Ness had been on the practice squad, but he was called up amid injury problems within the secondary. Cornerback Bill Bentley went on injured reserve with a knee injury, and safety James Ihedigbo's status for Sunday's game at Carolina is uncertain. Ihedigbo has been dealing with a neck...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions OT Waddle ruled out of game against Panthers

  Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Carolina because of a calf injury. Waddle started Monday night's victory over the New York Giants but was hurt in the first half. It was the ninth career start for the 23-year-old lineman out of Texas Tech. Safety James Ihedigbo missed the opener, and he is doubtful this weekend with a neck injury...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit's Waddle ruled out this weekend

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Carolina because of a calf injury. Waddle started Monday night's victory over the New York Giants but was hurt in the first half. It was the ninth career start for the 23-year-old lineman out of Texas Tech. Safety James Ihedigbo missed the opener, and he is doubtful this...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Reggie Bush limited by knee injury

Detroit Lions star running back Reggie Bush hurt his knee week one against the New York Giants. He was listed on the injury report on Wednesday.#454990692 / gettyimages.comAccording to Dave Birkett on Twitter:Reggie Bush (knee), James Ihedigbo (neck) and Brandon Pettigrew (foot) were all limited in #Lions practice today.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 10, 2014Justin Rogers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions put CB Bentley on IR after injuring knee vs. Giants

  The Detroit Lions have put cornerback Bill Bentley on injured reserve after a knee injury in Monday night's 35-14 win over the New York Giants. The team says Bentley has an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Detroit's secondary played fine in the season opener but it's already a bit thin after losing Bentley. Safety James Ihedigbo was inactive for the game - he's been dealing...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions put Bentley on IR after knee injury

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have put cornerback Bill Bentley on injured reserve after a knee injury in Monday night's 35-14 win over the New York Giants. The team says Bentley has an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Detroit's secondary played fine in the season opener but it's already a bit thin after losing Bentley. Safety James Ihedigbo was inactive for the game...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

James Ihedigbo out for Lions' regular-season opener

DETROIT -- Starting strong safety James Ihedigbo has been declared out for the Detroit Lions in Monday night's regular-season opener against the New York Giants at Ford Field. Ihedigbo, signed as an unrestricted free agent during the offseason, will be replaced in the lineup by Isa Abdul-Quddus, who is in his first season with the Lions after playing in 42 games over the last three...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

James Ihedigbo out for Lions' regular-season opener

DETROIT -- Starting strong safety James Ihedigbo has been declared out for the Detroit Lions in Monday night's regular-season opener against the New York Giants at Ford Field. Ihedigbo, signed as an unrestricted free agent during the offseason, will be replaced in the lineup by Isa Abdul-Quddus, who is in his first season with the Lions after playing in 42 games over the last three...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit's Ihedigbo, New York's Beckham inactive

DETROIT (AP) Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive for Monday night's game against the New York Giants, leaving Detroit's suspect secondary short-handed for the season opener. Ihedigbo has been dealing with knee and neck injuries. He was one of Detroit's biggest offseason acquisitions, brought in to help replace Louis Delmas at safety. The Giants, meanwhile, are without wide receiver...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: James Ihedigbo, Don Carey, Caraun Reid

The Detroit Lions will open the season Monday night against the New York Giants in relatively good health, but still could be without an important defensive player:#453414118 / gettyimages.comStarting safety James Ihedigbo is officially listed as doubtful on Detroit’s final injury report with injuries to his knee and neck. Backup safety Don Carey will also be held out of the...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions injury report

Starting strong safety James Ihedigbo is listed as doubtful on the Detroit Lions' official injury report for Monday's regular-season opener against the New York Giants. Ihedigbo missed the final two preseason games because of knee/neck injuries. He returned to practice Friday and Saturday, but only on a limited basis. If Ihedigbo can't go, the Lions are expected to start either undrafted...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Ihedigbo returns to practice; Austin discusses Lions' defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Strong safety James Ihedigbo returned to practice Thursday for the first time since missing the Detroit Lions' final two preseason games because of knee and neck injuries. "He's healing and coming along and making some progress," coach Jim Caldwell said. Ihedigbo was signed as an unrestricted free agent during the offseason to replace Louis Delmas in the starting...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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