Acknowledging his team will be active in free agency and building through the draft, coach Jim Schwartz said the Lions will prioritize re-signing their own free agents.
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You know what really grinds Heath Evans‘ gears? Whining! And the “sissification” of football.
Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, San Diego Chargers, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL Network, Chicago Bears, Oakland Raiders, Matt Ryan, Carson Palmer, Matthew Stafford, Arian Foster, Cliff Avril, Tim Tebow, Ndamukong Suh, Jeff Darlington, Stephen J. Dubner
The Tim Tebow era got off to a memorable start in Miami Sunday, where the former Florida Gator looked terrible for three and a half quarters before rallying the Broncos to turn a 15-0 deficit with 2:39 left into an 18-15 overtime win.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz is fast becoming one of the NFL’s more influential tweeters. His latest initiative is a perfect example. Schwartz, tweeting as @jschwartzlions, asked Lions fans to come up with a nickname for the team’s ballyhooed defensive line, offering a signed football to the winner.
Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Shaun Ellis, Ray Edwards, Mathias Kiwanuka, Raheem Brock, Cliff Avril, Cullen Jenkins, Jason Babin, Charles Johnson, Elliot Harrison
One could argue there’s a perception building that the role of free agency will be an afterthought in how teams build their defenses to get after the quarterback next season. But that perception might be wrong.
The Lions won’t have DE Cliff Avril (quadricep) in Sunday’s meeting with the Bills, but QB Shaun Hill (left forearm) is back after missing two games and expected to start.
Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Adam Koets, Andy Reid, Austin Collie, Bill Belichick, Chris Ivory, Cliff Avril, Dan Connor, Darnell Dockett, Darren Sharper, David Diehl, Jason Hanson, Jeremy Shockey, Jim Schwartz, Jonathan Stewart, Julius Peppers, Kenny Iwebema, Kerry Rhodes, Lovie Smith, Malcolm Jenkins, Matt Moore, Matthew Stafford, Max Jean-Gilles, Nate Allen, Roddy White, Rolando McClain, Roscoe Parrish, Ryan Mathews, Sean Payton, Steve Gregory, Steven Gostkowski, Todd McClure, Tyrell Sutton, Tyrone Culver, Tyvon Branch, Week 9 injuries 2010
A quick recap at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 9.
Posted: Sunday, October 10th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Jake Delhomme, Jeff Faine, Joseph Addai, Calvin Johnson, Seneca Wallace, Jammal Brown, Bruce Gradkowski, Brian Dawkins, Steve Spagnuolo, Clay Matthews, Arian Foster, Lance Briggs, Mark Clayton, Gary Kubiak, Ryan Pickett, Darcel McBath, Derrick Martin, Cliff Avril, Jermichael Finley, Sean Weatherspoon, Demaryius Thomas, Trent Williams, Darcy Johnson, Frank Tadych, Donald Lee, Week 5 injuries 2010, Sean Jones, Mike Brisiel, Jacob Bell
A look at some of the notable injuries around the NFL in Week 5.
Calvin Johnson was announced as questionable to return by the Lions during the fourth quarter due to a shoulder injury.
Ndamukong Suh took part in afternoon practice Wednesday with his new Lions teammates, and coaches wasted no time in putting the No. 2 overall pick right where he had been during offseason practices — in the starting lineup.
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Lions because of an ankle injury. Portis was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but he sat out today’s session.