Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Bernard Pierce could lead Ravens RB committee

In today’s Three and Out: The Ravens are preparing for life with a running back rotation; Eric Ebron has a steep learning curve in Detroit.

Lions could add more running backs to offense

In today’s Three and Out: The Lions backfield could be getting even more crowded; Dennis Pitta likes what he sees from the Ravens new offense.

Stevie Johnson traded to Niners

In today’s Three and Out: The 49ers add another pass-catcher; Mike Glennon is the future in Tampa and Eric Ebron earns a lofty comparison.

Ravens in search of a rookie running back?

In today’s Three and Out: Ray Rice might have competition for his job; the Lions could add another weapon to their passing game.

Lions defensive line coach at Connecticut pro day

Representatives from 23 teams attended Connecticut’s pro day on March 11, including Detroit Lions defensive line coach Kris Kocurek. Twelve players worked out indoors on FieldTurf, including two guys who were at the combine. Yawin Smallwood, LB: Smallwood (6-foot-2 1/8, 242 pounds) was unable to jump at his pro day because of a left hamstring injury. I spoke with him today to see if he was ever able to put in a timed run, and he said no. He did perform position workouts with Kocurek at his pro day, however. Shamar Stephen, DL: Stephen (6-foot-4 5/8, 307 pounds) also had a hamstring issue at his pro day and did not run the 40, but he put in a nice workout […]

Lions assistant checks out Matt Armstrong of Grand Valley State

Representatives from 12 NFL teams — including an offensive line coach from the Detroit Lions — were present at Grand Valley State’s pro day on April 11, when seven Lakers players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Matt Armstrong, C (6-foot-1 5/8, 298 pounds) — Armstrong — who was at the NFL Scouting Combine — ran the 40-yard dash in 5.18 seconds. He had a 32-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-10 broad jump. He did 24 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Armstrong did not do the shuttle runs or three-cone drill. Armstrong — who was a three-time first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection (2010, 2012-13) — has 32 7/8-inch arms.

Golden Tate says Lions offense is a better fit

In today’s Three and Out: Golden Tate is happy about his new offense; the Titans are happy about having Dexter McCluster.

DeAngelo Williams laments Panthers changes

In today’s Three and Out: DeAngelo Williams isn’t happy with the Panthers offseason; the Lions could have a bigger backfield split in 2014.

Dolphins expecting more from Lamar Miller

In today’s Three and Out: Lamar Miller is being asked to step his game up to compete with Knowshon Moreno; a pair of underachieving WRs get their chance to start over.

Texans interested in adding Matt Cassel

In today’s Three and Out: The Houston Texans and Detroit Lions are filling out their respective shopping lists; the Eagles are determining who will fill their slot WR role.

New Lions OC out to help Matthew Stafford succeed

In today’s Three and Out: Drew Brees thinks Matthew Stafford will improve under his new O.C.; Kirk Cousins says he’s open to being traded.

Former scout: C.J. Spiller ‘can’t be a workhorse back’

In today’s Three and Out: Is C.J. Spiller suited to be a workhorse back? Jordan Reed earns rave reviews from his new offensive coordinator.

Week 14 KABOOM! goes to LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy set a Philadelphia Eagles’ franchise record with 217 rushing yards en route to claiming the NFL.com Fantasy Football Week 14 KABOOM! award.

That Helps No One! Week 12: Tiquan Underwood

Tiquan Underwood torched the Detroit Lions secondary for 108 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, those points torched the waiver wire and not any (or at least, many) starting lineups.

Adrian Peterson questionable, expects to play Sunday

In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson says he’ll play in Week 12, but he might not be a must-start for some fantasy owners.

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