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Lions sign ex-Broncos kicker Matt Prater

The Detroit Lions have already had a long odyssey this season at the placekicker position. First they started rookie Nate Freese, who missed four of his seven field goal attempts with the team. After he was released the Eagles brought in Alex Henery, who hit only one of five. A couple of days ago I wrote that the Lions should sign Matt Prater, who was released by the Denver Broncos...
Via cover32 - Lions
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions bring in former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery

The moment that rookie kicker Nate Freese missed from 41 yards out in Sunday’s game you had to feel bad for him, because there was no way he would have a future in the NFL. Yesterday the Detroit Lions made it official by waiving Freese and signing former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery: Looks like @Lions will sign ex @eagles kicker Alex Henery — Howard Eskin (@howardeskin...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Switches Kickers, Signs Former Eagle Alex Henery

Detroit Switches Kickers, Signs Former Eagle Alex Henery:  The Detroit Lions couldn’t risk it, after missing all four of his opportunities 40+ yards out, the Lions had to part ways with their seventh-round pick Nate Freese. FFLockerRoom Sports:  Freese made all 20 of his field goals at Boston College in 2013 and the Lions were hoping that he would be their kicker for the next...
Via FF Locker Room
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Add Henery As Kicker

The Lions have signed former Eagles kicker Alex Henery and released rookie Nate Freese.Fantasy Spin:Detroit was not happy with the performance of Nate Freese who went 3-of-7 in the Lions' first three games.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions part ways with kicker Nate Freese

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Three weeks into rookie kicker Nate Freese's career, the Detroit Lions have decided to part ways. The Lions are expected to release Freese and replaced him with former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Alex Henery. Freese was 3-of-7 field goals, including a 41-yard miss at the end of the first half on Sunday against Green Bay.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions to release K Nate Freese and sign Alex Henery

The Lions have seen enough and the plan is to release kicker Nate Freese today after the rookie missed another field goal opportunity late in the first half yesterday against Green Bay. In turn the team plans to sign Nebraska Cornhusker and former Eagles kicker Alex Henery who worked out for the team last week according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. The Detroit Lions...
Via The Majors Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions making a move at kicker

The Detroit Lions are making a change at kicker, plan to sign Alex Henery today. Henery worked out for them last week — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 22, 2014 Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Detroit Lions are making a move at kicker, bringing in Free Agent Alex Henery to replace Nate Freese. Nate Freese is 3-7 on the season and missed a 41...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Signing K Alex Henery & Releasing K Nate Freese

Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News is reporting that the Lions are signing former Eagles K Alex Henery and releasing rookie K Nate Freese. Henery was among the free agent kickers that worked out for Detroit last week and given that Freese missed yet another field goal in Sunday’s win over the Packers, it makes sense that they would consider moving on. Henery was cut loose by...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions work out three kickers amid Nate Freese’s struggles

To no one’s surprise, the Lions worked out a number of veteran kickers Tuesday in the wake of Nate Freese once again being a field goal liability this past weekend. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, some of those notable names brought in by Detroit include Rob Bironas, Alex Henery, and Garrett Hartley. Lions kicking around idea of new kicker, worked out Rob Bironas, Alex...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Eagles season preview

Steve Addazio surprised many by taking Boston College to a bowl game in his first season as the Eagle’s head coach last year.  He led the Eagles to a 7-6 record in 2013, which was a significant improvement from Boston College’s 2-10 record in 2012, and Addazio hopes to continue to move the program forward in 2014. Offensively, the Eagles will take a big hit in 2014, as they...
Via College Football Universe
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New recruits high on BC list

Steve Addazio went shopping for the groceries and he emptied the shelves. Boston College’s second-year football coach yesterday formalized the signing of 30 future Eagles he feels confident will carry the program through the remainder of the decade. The large body of recruits includes 15 offensive players, 14 on the defensive side and a kicker/punter to potentially replace a graduating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Power Rankings: Status quo rules the weekend

1. No. 2 Florida State (11-0, 8-0 ACC)Last weeks rankingresult: 1 (W 80-14 over Idaho) Florida State put up 80 points against an FBS team. Eighty points. The Seminoles continue to outdo themselves week after week, and are already the highest-scoring offense in ACC history with at least three more games to go. Two more wins, though, and the Seminoles will likely be in the BCS national...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Power Rankings: Status quo rules the weekend

1. No. 2 Florida State (11-0, 8-0 ACC)Last weeks rankingresult: 1 (W 80-14 over Idaho) Florida State put up 80 points against an FBS team. Eighty points. The Seminoles continue to outdo themselves week after week, and are already the highest-scoring offense in ACC history with at least three more games to go. Two more wins, though, and the Seminoles will likely be in the BCS national...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams hits 2,000 yards with 263

Andre Williams rushed for 263 yards to become the 16th player in NCAA history to top 2,000 in a single season, and Nate Freese kicked a second-chance, 52-yard field goal as time expired to give Boston College a 29-26 comeback victory over Maryland on Saturday. Williams scored two touchdowns and now has 2,073 yards on the ground this year. His 36-yard run in the closing seconds set...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston College beats Maryland 29-26 on final play

Andre Williams rushed for 263 yards to become the 16th player in NCAA history to top 2,000 in a single season, and Nate Freese kicked a second-chance, 52-yard field goal as time expired to give Boston College a 29-26 comeback victory over Maryland on Saturday. Williams scored two touchdowns and now has 2,073 yards on the ground this year. His 36-yard run in the closing seconds set...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston College Football Preview

 A second straight down season, and seeing the team go from a perennial bowl team to a two win outfit in 2012, cost Frank Spaziani his job. He had been on the Boston College coaching staff since 1997. In steps Steve Addazio, who revived Temple's moribund football program. Addazio was a bit of a surprising choice, but seems to have brought some optimism that hasn't been around...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech edges Boston College 30-23 in OT

Logan Thomas threw for two touchdowns - the second a 7-yarder to Randall Dunn in overtime - and ran for another score to help Virginia Tech keep its bowl hopes alive with a 30-23 comeback win over Boston College on Saturday. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) need to beat rival Virginia at home next Saturday to become bowl-eligible for the 20th straight season. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 23, OT

Logan Thomas threw for two touchdowns - the second a 7-yarder to Randall Dunn in overtime - and ran for another score to help Virginia Tech keep its bowl hopes alive with a 30-23 comeback win over Boston College on Saturday. The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) need to beat rival Virginia at home next Saturday to become bowl-eligible for the 20th straight season. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston College 34, Maine 3

Chase Rettig threw three touchdown passes, and Spiffy Evans caught one score and ran a punt back 82 yards for another as Boston College overcame a pair of early fumbles to beat Maine 34-3 on Saturday. Nate Freese booted two field goals, helping the Eagles (1-1) rebound from a season-opening loss to Miami last week. The loss was the season opener and the 1,000th game for Maine&...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

The Bottom 10

People love to read and analyze polls about good teams, but we're more interested in a poll that recognizes the truly terrible. Here is the debut of the MTD College Football Bottom 10. 110. Mississippi (1-2). Only win came against Southern Illinois. If you'd like to make fun of Southern Illinois, here's athletic director Mario Moccia's email address: mmoccia@siu.edu...
Via Monkeys Throwing Darts
September 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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