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David Akers among 5 players released by Lions today

It has been an extremely active for the Detroit Lions in regards to their roster, though most of the moves were expected. The Lions cut ties with five players today, most notably, kicker David Akers. Others released were all reserves including special teams ace John Wendling, defensive end Isreal Idonije, offensive lineman Dylan Gandy and backup linebacker Rocky McIntosh. Coach Jim...
Via cover32 - Lions
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Will Not Be Bringing Back K David Akers & DE Israel Idonije Next Season

Lions GM Martin Mayhew mentioned on Friday that they will not be re-signing either free agent K David Akers or DE Israel Idonije, per Tim Twentyman. Mayhew also mentioned Dylan Gandy, Rocky McIntosh, and John Wendling as other players who won’t return for the 2014 season. Akers, 39, converted 19-of-24 field goals for the Lions this past season. He didn’t find much interest...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions cutting ties with 5 players, including kicker David Akers

Embattled Detroit Lions kicker David Akers is among five veterans who were informed by general manager Martin Mayhew they will not return next season. Safety John Wendling, defensive end Israel Idonije, offensive lineman Dylan Gandy, and linebacker Rocky McIntosh also are out. Mayhew would not discuss the future of players who he has not yet personally talked to. That includes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions have to handle success

ALLEN PARK, Mich. In a high-profile, media-driven league like the NFL, teams constantly have to deal with the extremes of either adversity or success. Heres a rare concept: The Detroit Lions now have to handle the latter. As running back Reggie Bush would put it, they cant eat the cheese. Its increasingly becoming part of the scope in the NFL to deal with praise and to deal with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions have to handle success

ALLEN PARK, Mich. In a high-profile, media-driven league like the NFL, teams constantly have to deal with the extremes of either adversity or success. Heres a rare concept: The Detroit Lions now have to handle the latter. As running back Reggie Bush would put it, they cant eat the cheese. Its increasingly becoming part of the scope in the NFL to deal with praise and to deal with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions claim DeJon Gomes, release Rocky McIntosh

One day after it appeared that Rocky McIntosh had made the Detroit Lions season-opening 53-man roster, the veteran linebacker got released. The Lions made the move Sunday in order to create a roster spot for 6-foot, 208-pound safety DeJon Gomes, who was reportedly claimed off waivers. The Lions are waiting until after Gomes passes a physical to officially announce the transaction...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions relying on veteran presence to aid defense

The Lions have looked like anything but a solid team this preseason, and it has irked head coach Jim Schwartz. Although some, including yours truly, have criticized the talent that has been assembled in Detroit, the Lions are still trying to better themselves. Since the Lions were outplayed in every way by the Cleveland Browns, the team has added three veteran defensive players...
Via Bloguin Best
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions relying on veteran presence to aid defense

The Lions have looked like anything but a solid team this preseason, and it has irked head coach Jim Schwartz. Although some, including yours truly, have criticized the talent that has been assembled in Detroit, the Lions are still trying to better themselves. Since the Lions were outplayed in every way by the Cleveland Browns, the team has added three veteran defensive players...
Via This Given Sunday
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions add Bannan, McIntosh and Mathis

The Detroit Lions are clearly not content with their depth on defense. In the last couple days, the Lions have added three defensive players a tackle, a linebacker and a cornerback with a combined total of 28 years of NFL experience. The newcomers include tackle Justin Bannan (6-foot-3, 305 pounds), linebacker Rocky McIntosh (6-2, 235) and cornerback Rashean Mathis (6-1, 200...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Sign Veteran CB Rashean Mathis

Tim Twenytyman of DetroitLions.com rpeorts that the Lions have signed CB Rashean Mathis. CB Trevor Coston was released to make room for the more experienced Mathis. In the past few days, the Lions have also signed veterans DT Justin Bannan and LB Rocky McIntosh. Mathis, who will be 33 years old later this month, is no longer the Pro-Bowler he once was, especially after having torn...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Sign LB Rocky McIntosh, Cut Adrian Moten

Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports that the Lions have signed veteran LB Rocky McIntosh to a one-year contract. Twentyman adds that the Lions released LB Adrian Moten to make space for McIntosh in the Lions 90-man roster. McIntosh, 30, had previously worked out for the Lions during training camp, yet nothing materialized until now. Last season, McIntosh played a total...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams’ 2013 draft need: Strong-side linebacker

One of the St. Louis Rams’ 2013 draft needs is strong side linebacker, because Rocky McIntosh hit free agency in 2013, and he didn’t play that well in 2012 either. And you’d be surprised to know that the Rams haven’t selected a linebacker in the top three rounds since James Laurinaitis in 2009. However 2013 seems to be the year that the Rams will draft a linebacker to play strong...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#18)

Last week: 18 (+0) Record: 7-7-1 Net points per drive: -0.34 (24th) DVOA: -4.2% (19th) Weighted DVOA: -6.6% (20th) Studs TE Lance Kendricks: Caught 4 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 18.8 YAC per catch CB Trumaine Johnson: Allowed 3 catches for 37 yards on 9 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 1 interception, 4 solo tackles, 2 stops MLB James Laurinaitis: Allowed 1 catch...
Via The Football Fan Spot
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Week 12 NFL Power Rankings (#24)

Last week: 20 (-4) Record: 3-6-1 First they got blown out 45-7 by the Patriots and then everyone soured on this team. Then they tied the 49ers and everyone backed them as home favorites against the Jets. Now they’ve lost to the Jets and the public has soured on them so much they are now road dogs in Arizona against Ryan Lindley, a 6th round rookie making his first career start...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Potential Breakout Player of 2012: Perry Riley

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2012 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Washington Redskins, that player is middle linebacker...
Via The Football Fan Spot
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign Rocky McIntosh

The Rams have signed free agent outside linebacker Rocky McIntosh. It’s June so there are not a lot of impact signings, if any, but this move might have any impact for the Rams. McIntosh was only still available on the market this long because he struggled in Washington’s 3-4 over the last 2 seasons, losing his starting job to Perry Riley in the middle of last season. However...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams agree to terms with OLB Rocky McIntosh

The St. Louis Rams and outside linebacker Rocky McIntosh, a starter for most of six seasons with the Redskins, have signed a free-agent contract. The 29-year-old McIntosh could challenge for a starting spot in St. Louis, which has also signed Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Mario Haggan to contracts at the position. McIntosh was a second-round draft pick in 2006 and played under Gregg Williams...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams sign LB McIntosh

The Rams agreed to a one-year deal with outside linebacker Rocky McIntosh, who participated in the team's minicamp on a tryout basis after six seasons with the Redskins. McIntosh, a second-round pick in 2006, was benched last season in favor of Perry Riley and drew little interest as an unrestricted free agent. He took free-agent visits to Miami (April 1) and Minnesota (May...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Rocky McIntosh joins Rams

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June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Rocky McIntosh joins Rams

Former Washington Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh has joined the St. Louis Rams, according to a league source. He previously worked out for the Minnesota Vikings and visited the Washington Redskins and the Miami Dolphins. McIntosh is a 6-foot-2, 242-pound former University of Miami played drafted in the second round by the Redskins six years ago.
Via profootball.scout.com
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Notebook: McIntosh’s value has dropped

The Vikings brought in linebacker Rocky McIntosh for a visit earlier this offseason, but his value around the league has dropped. Just five years ago, he was being considered in a trade for a multiple Pro Bowler that could have changed the dynamic in the NFC North. Plus, changes in roster rules aren’t done yet, Jake Long could be heading into extension talks, and much more insight...
Via min.scout.com
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Rocky McIntosh visits Jets

Hot News for OLB Rocky McIntosh
Via profootball.scout.com
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Notebook: Linebacker still a possibility

The Vikings are keeping LB Rocky McIntosh in mind, Spielman explains the Longwell vs. Walsh decision, Peterson’s “big red flag,” and rookie signings are all topics in this purple notebook.
Via min.scout.com
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings worked out Rocky McIntosh

According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Minnesota Vikings worked out free agent linebacker Rocky McIntosh on Tuesday. The Vikings are in need of some help at the linebacker position, but no one knows exactly how interested they are in signing McIntosh at this point. McIntosh posted 65 tackles and one sack in 2011 for the Redskins.
Via Pro Football Zone
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Vikings try out Rocky McIntosh

Hot News for OLB Rocky McIntosh
Via profootball.scout.com
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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