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Washington Redskins: Projected 53 man roster Part III

photo credit: washingtonpost.com Game 3 has come and gone. There were some players who gained ground and those that lost it due to performance and/or injuries. With some key starters not playing due to minor injuries, the back ups got their best chances to shine in the so called dress rehearsal for the regular season. Here is my updated 53 man roster. OFFENSE: QB: Robert Griffin...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins-Steelers Preseason Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following the Redskins 24-13 win over Pittsburgh. Winners Ryan Kerrigan — Did that thing where he picks off a screen pass and takes it to the house, which he’s done in each of his first two seasons. Also forced a fumble after beating the RT. I think he got a sack too. So, decent. Trent Williams — No longer wearing a club on his left hand, so that’s good...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins cut Ryan Grant, sign Keiland Williams

According to John Keim of the Washington Examiner, the Redskins have released running back Ryan Grant and signed free agent Keiland Williams who was with the Redskins back in 2010. … Continue reading »
Via Pro Football Zone
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Redskins sign RB Williams, cut veteran Grant

The Washington Redskins signed running back Keiland Williams and released running back Ryan Grant. Grant spent four weeks on the Redskins roster and had just one carry for five yards. Williams was released by the Lions on Oct. 18. He played for the Redskins as a rookie in 2010. Washington signed Williams as a college free agent out of LSU. Williams has played in 35 career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions bring back CB Smith and cut RB Williams

The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Alphonso Smith and released running back Keiland Williams. Detroit is desperate for help at cornerback because Bill Bentley and Jacob Lacey missed Thursday's practice. Bentley was held out with a shoulder injury and Lacey because of a concussion Smith was among the Lions' final cuts just before the season. Detroit originally acquired...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Suh's reputation takes more hits

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions bad boy Ndamukong Suhs reputation has gotten as nasty off the field as it is on it. Just last week: Suh was accused of sideswiping another vehicle near the Lions' practice facility, berating the other driver and leaving the scene of the accident (police closed the case without any arrests or tickets being issued). He got sued, along with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Suh's reputation takes more hits

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions bad boy Ndamukong Suhs reputation has gotten as nasty off the field as it is on it. Just last week: Suh was accused of sideswiping another vehicle near the Lions' practice facility, berating the other driver and leaving the scene of the accident (police closed the case without any arrests or tickets being issued). He got sued, along with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin Smith Questionable For Week 1

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is questionable for Sunday's game against St. Louis due to an ankle injury.Fantasy Spin:With Jahvid Best on the shelf and Mikel Leshoure suspended, Smith is the Lions' best option, but the team will likely use Keiland Williams as well.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

5 players that need more fantasy football hype

Doug Martin? Hardly a sleeper anymore. (Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images North America) If there was ever one section of fantasy football that players focus on more than anything else, it would be sleeper lists. It’s the main way that you can grab an edge over all of your opponents, by drafting players that will hopefully exceed expectations and become star players at their...
Via Down and Distance
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions trying to trade for running back

The Lions have an injury prone trio at running back. Jahvid Best will begin the season on the PUP and miss at least the first 6 weeks of the season. He’s also a candidate to go on IR after the first 6 weeks if he is not clear of concussion related symptoms. Meanwhile, Mikel Leshoure is suspended for the first 2 weeks of the season and missed most of Training Camp as he tries to...
Via The Football Fan Spot
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions looking to deal for a running back

With Jahvid Best out for at least the first six weeks of the regular season, Kevin Smith unable to stay healthy for an entire season, Keiland Williams not being a top of the line back and Mikel Leshoure suspended for the first two games of the regular season the Lions certainly have a chaotic running back situation to say the least. After dealing for secondary depth Monday by acquiring...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions may lean on RB Williams in thin backfield

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Keiland Williams was with the Washington Redskins a year ago, believing he had a shot to start after showing signs of promise as a rookie. The Redskins surprised Williams by cutting him just before last season and he was claimed by the Lions the next day to bolster their depth without then-rookie Mikel Leshoure and with...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Training Camp Links: Keiland Williams, Joique Bell Step Up

Here's the latest news out of Allen Park as the Detroit Lions continue training camp on Aug. 13, 2012: Continue reading →
Via The Detroit Sports Site
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions can build on loss to the Cleveland Browns

NFL pre-season games are not all about wins and losses but rather seeing how your players execute as coaches finalize their 53-man roster. Despite sustaining a home loss to the Cleveland Browns, the Detroit Lions were able to come away from the contest with some positives that they can build upon moving forward. The running back position was one of the biggest question marks heading...
Via thepigskinreport.com
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Highlight and lowlights from Lions' preseason opener

DETROIT The Detroit Lions August magic didnt carry over to 2012. The Lions had won seven straight and 14-of-16 preseason games over the last four years before losing, 19-17, to the Cleveland Browns Friday night at Ford Field. The Browns overcame a 14-3 deficit, winning on Jeff Wolferts 45-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining. Detroit finished 4-0 last year during the preseason...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Highlights, lowlights from Lions' preseason opener

DETROIT The Detroit Lions August magic didnt carry over to 2012. The Lions had won seven straight and 14-of-16 preseason games over the last four years before losing, 19-17, to the Cleveland Browns Friday night at Ford Field. The Browns overcame a 14-3 deficit, winning on Jeff Wolferts 45-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining. Detroit finished 4-0 last year during the preseason...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Lions drop Great Lakes Classic to Cleveland 19-17

After leading the entire game the Lions fell to the Cleveland Browns 19-17 in the 2012 preseason opener on a Jeff Wolfert 45-yard field goal with about 28 seconds left in the fourth. Despite the loss though there was still plenty to take away from the game as fans got their first look at the 2012 Detroit squad. First, third round draft pick Bill Bentley showed some indication that...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Answering the Detroit Lions’ backfield question

A tough question becomes simple with one small nod from the team doctors.  When the Detroit Lions’ medical crew gives running back Jahvid Best that nod, their backfield issues disappear. But that just won’t happen soon.  With the ever-increasing concussion crackdown in the NFL, Best’s third such injury may be a death sentence. With Best not cleared to play, and no timetable...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions content with current group of running backs

The 2011 Detroit Lions offense was pass-centric as QB Matthew Stafford threw for over 5,000 yards in his first season starting all 16 regular season games. The prolific passing game might not have been by design, but rather out of necessity as the Lions struggled all season in order to find a consistent running game. Injuries plagued the group the entire season and while the Lions...
Via thepigskinreport.com
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The Wire: Week 9

LaGarrette Blount, RB Tampa Bay(owned in 31% of Yahoo leagues) The free agent pick up of the week is Tampa Bay’s LaGarrette Blount, who had a spectacular game against the Cardinals on Sunday with 120 yards and two rushing TD’s. Blount is a bigger, younger, and more explosive version of Cadillac Williams, giving the undrafted rookie from Oregon a tight grip on the team’s starting...
Via Kramerica Sports
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

The Wire: Week 11

Shaun Hill, QB DetroitOwned in 22% of Yahoo Fantasy Leagues Matthew Stafford has proven to be fragile as glass, giving Shaun Hill the reigns to the Lions high powered offense.  The journeyman QB has responded with multiple 300 yard passing games this season, including a strong 323 yard passing performance last week against Buffalo.  Hill is certainly not an every week fantasy...
Via Kramerica Sports
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

SLR Detroit Lions Player Of The Year Tournament First Round: Tony Scheffler vs. Keiland Williams

Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE SideLion Report has great readers so it makes sense that you should have a say in helping us name the SideLion Report Detroit Lions player of the year. The players have been seeded and placed into a tournament bracket with each matchup determined by a reader vote. To ensure that everyone has a chance to vote, polls will remain open until...
Via Sidelion Report
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Tate, Foster RBBC face Colts

Welcome to the 16th installment of our weekly look at fantasy's most aggravating subject, the Running Back Committee. We're about to close the doors of a certain Law Firm. Thursday: Texans at Colts COMMITTEES (9) Carolina Panthers Options: DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart Outlook: Williams ran 15 times for 61 yards and a touchdown against the Texans, while Stewart...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions needed better offensive execution on fourth-and-inches run

Detroit Lions running back Keiland Williams was stopped for no gain near the end of the third quarter against the Oakland Raiders.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Foster, Tate an interesting RBBC Weeks 15, 16

Welcome to the 15th installment of our weekly look at fantasy's most aggravating subject, the running back by committee. Things just got interesting for the Giants. Thursday: Jaguars at Falcons Saturday: Cowboys at Buccaneers COMMITTEES (9) Carolina Panthers Options: Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams Outlook: The game against the Falcons was more of the same, with...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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