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The best defensive end drafted by the Arizona Cardinals is…

With free agency slowing down after the initial flurry of activity, it’s time to put the focus back on the draft. With that in mind, we return to our series on the best Cardinals draft picks. This week we’re looking at the defensive ends. Defensive end can often be a fluid position in the NFL depending on the defensive alignment a team runs. Defensive ends play very different...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Highs and lows of Jim Schwartz era

It was up-and-down five years as Detroit Lions head coach for Jim Schwartz. Here are 10 highs and 10 lows: THE HIGHS -- In his third game as coach, Schwartz got his first victory, 19-14, over the Washington Redskins on September 27, 2009, breaking the club's 19-game losing streak dating back to the final week of 2007. -- Schwartz made a strong recruiting pitch to get free-agent...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Highs and lows of Jim Schwartz era

It was up-and-down five years as Detroit Lions head coach for Jim Schwartz. Here are 10 highs and 10 lows: THE HIGHS -- In his third game as coach, Schwartz got his first victory, 19-14, over the Washington Redskins on September 27, 2009, breaking the club's 19-game losing streak dating back to the final week of 2007. -- Schwartz made a strong recruiting pitch to get free-agent...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cunningham gauges the new additions to his defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. The Detroit Lions defense was in need of a makeover, and it got one. The Lions ranked 27th in the NFL in points allowed last season, 13th in total defense, 16th in run defense and 14th in pass defense. Defensive ends Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch are gone. So is linebacker Justin Durant. The secondary will also have a new look. With the team currently in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cunningham gauges the new additions to his defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. The Detroit Lions defense was in need of a makeover, and it got one. The Lions ranked 27th in the NFL in points allowed last season, 13th in total defense, 16th in run defense and 14th in pass defense. Defensive ends Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch are gone. So is linebacker Justin Durant. The secondary will also have a new look. With the team currently in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Vanden Bosch Set To Retire?

Kevin Seifert of ESPN Chicago believes that free agent DE Kyle Vanden Bosch will retire. Vanden Bosch, 34, has yet to garner any sort of interest since the Detroit Lions released him back in February. It’s unknown if Vanden Bosch is looking to earn similar money to his his $7 million salary he had in Detroit, which would no doubt scare away any interested team. While he may have...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions get assist from Kyle Vanden Bosch?

One of the smartest things the Detroit Lions could do now would be to send Jim Schwartz on another draft mission:  go talk with Kyle Vanden Bosch once again.  But this time, the conversation might revolve around making KVB a “mentor-coach” for the team. Kyle Vanden Bosch’s skills as a defensive end are undeniable, however age and injuries have worked to limit his effectiveness...
Via The Penalty Flag
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions select BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah with the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft

With Kyle Vanden Bosch and Cliff Avril both gone this past offseason, the Lions chose to address the defensive end position by selection Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah out of BYU with the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft. This past season with the Cougars, Ansah had 62 total tackles, 13 going for a loss with 4.5 sacks and just three total years of football experience. Yes you heard...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Select Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah With No. 5 Overall Pick

Ezekiel Ansah has been selected by the Detroit Lions with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. NFL.com illustration The loss of Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch were a clear indication that Lions were looking to add new, fresh talent on the defensive line and GM Martin Mayhew also has a history of taking the best player available. Ezekiel Ansah is a raw, but NFL...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions can address glaring need at 5th in NFL draft

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is declining to discuss the franchise's needs and how they might affect who he chooses with the No. 5 pick. The Lions, though, clearly require help at offensive tackle and defensive end. They can address one of those voids Thursday night in the NFL draft. Detroit's starting offensive tackles and defensive ends from last season...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulloch embracing leadership role on Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- With the departure of Kyle Vanden Bosch, middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch is embracing an elevated leadership role on the Detroit Lions defense. Tulloch, entering his eighth NFL season and third with the Lions, has been impressed during offseason workouts with the maturity and development of defensive tackle Nick Fairley. Fairleys career got off to a rocky...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulloch embracing leadership role on Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- With the departure of Kyle Vanden Bosch, middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch is embracing an elevated leadership role on the Detroit Lions defense. Tulloch, entering his eighth NFL season and third with the Lions, has been impressed during offseason workouts with the maturity and development of defensive tackle Nick Fairley. Fairleys career got off to a rocky...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Re-Sign DL Willie Young To One-Year Deal

The Detroit Lions came to terms Monday on a one-year deal with free agent defensive lineman Willie Young. Failing to draw any real interest in free agency, he opted to re-sign with the Lions who went separate ways with Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch earlier in the off-season. The post Detroit Lions Re-Sign DL Willie Young To One-Year Deal appeared first on Fantasy Sports Player...
Via FF Locker Room
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Team Needs in the 2013 NFL Draft

As we continue the Team Needs series for the 2013 NFL Draft, we proceed to the team with the fifth overall pick; the Detroit Lions. After making a playoff run the year before, many were expecting the Lions to become a threat in the NFC North, but they fell back to their familiar place in 2012; the cellar. In what seemed like a rerun, the Lions lost numerous games in the same fashion...
Via thepigskinreport.com
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' 2013 calendar already out of date

The Detroit Lions' roster makeover has turned disastrous for a Waukesha, Wisc., supplier of NFL team calendars. It was bad enough when the Lions' 2013 calendar debuted with the month of January featuring cornerback Aaron Berry. Berry, you'll recall, was released by the Lions way back in July before training camp even opened following two arrests in less than a month...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions are hoping to extend QB Matthew Stafford

The Detroit Lions are starting to purge their roster as the league prepares to roll into the free agency portion of the year. The Lions could use some help via free agency, but they are currently trying to clear up some salary cap issues. Last week, the team parted ways with veteran defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and they are hoping to enter talks with quarterback Matthew Stafford...
Via thepigskinreport.com
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions cut Young to nix 'distraction'

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says receiver Titus Young was released to get rid of a distraction. Schwartz also said Thursday that cutting defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and guard Stephen Peterman was strictly business. Detroit cut ties with Young on Monday and the St. Louis Rams claimed him off waivers the next day. The 2011 second-round pick was banished from the Lions three...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Intend To Be “Players” In Free Agency?

Lions’ general manager Martin Mayhew told reporters on Thursday that he expects to be “players” in free agency this year. “We were non-players in free agency last year,” Mayhew said, per Tim Twentyman. “I do think that we plan to make some moves.” The Lions have already created an additional $8.5 million in cap space by releasing Titus Young, Stephen Peterman and Kyle...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions cut Titus Young to remove a 'distraction'

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says receiver Titus Young was released to get rid of a distraction. Schwartz also said Thursday that cutting defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and guard Stephen Peterman was strictly business. Detroit cut ties with Young on Monday and the St. Louis Rams claimed him off waivers the next day. The 2011 second-round pick was banished from the Lions three...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Vanden Bosch Still Plans to Invite Lions Coaching Staff to Wedding Even After Release

Sometimes business can get personal, especially in the sports world. However, not all athletes take such an emotional approach to the business side of the game. Kyle Vanden Bosch has learned to separate those two facets of his life, even when it comes to something as emotional as his own wedding. When the Detroit Lions released Vanden Bosch on Wednesday, the three-time Pro Bowler...
Via NESN.com
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Video blog: Coach Kyle Vanden Bosch?

I feel that there is still a role for Kyle Vanden Bosch with the Detroit Lions -- a position on the coaching staff.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions release DE Kyle Vanden Bosch

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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Wrap Up: Titus Young picked up, Peterman and Vanden Bosch let go

It has been a busy week for the Detroit Lions, and it is only Tuesday. Yesterday, the Lions cut ties with troubled wide receiver Titus Young,  today sees the release of team leader Kyle Vanden Bosch and offensive guard Stephen Peterman. The moves seem to be the first moves of many in trying to restructure a lack luster team that ended the 2012 season 4-12 after coming off...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions cut Vanden Bosch, Peterman

The Detroit Lions have released two veteran starters, cutting defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and guard Stephen Peterman on Tuesday. Vanden Bosch signed a four-year contract with Detroit worth $26 million when he arrived as a free agent before the 2010 season. He quickly earned respect in the locker room, but the price tag may have been too high this year for the 34-year-old. Vanden...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Cut Two Starting Linemen To Make More Cap Room

With the conclusion of Super Bowl XLVII, Monday marked the beginning of the 2013 offseason. Some teams around the league aren’t wasting any time making moves within their current rosters. This includes the Detroit Lions, who are getting right to business after an abysmal 4-12 season. Titus Young caught 81 passes for 990 yards and 10 touchdowns in 26 games (17 starts) in two seasons...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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