Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

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.

Week 8 KABOOM!: Calvin Johnson’s 329-yard day

Calvin Johnson had a monster day in Week 8, catching 14 passes for 329 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Dallas Cowboys. He’s this week’s fantasy showstopper. Read on for more.

Burleson still aiming big

Burleson has lofty post-injury goals: Can Nate Burleson reach 1,000 receiving yards this season despite missing time after a pizza-related car accident that even he is laughing about now? He certainly thinks so. Burleson averaged about 80 receiving yards per game in the first three weeks of the season, which would have put him on pace to go well over 1,000 over the course of a 16-game season. But the recent accident will become a bigger obstacle the longer it lingers. The good news, though? With a number of inter-divisional games left, the Vikings, Packers and Bears all rank in the bottom 10 at defending the pass this season. Yes, it’s early. But the opportunities will be there. Get back […]

Keep an eye on Terrelle Pryor’s concussion

In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor’s status for Week 4 is up in the air while Le’Veon Bell could touch down for the Steelers this week.

Ahmad Bradshaw hoping to play Week 1

In today’s Three and Out: Ahmad Bradshaw expects to be ready for Week 1; Dwyer’s release adds little clarity to the Steelers backfield situation.

Peyton Hillis signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In today’s Three and Out: Peyton Hillis has a new home and the Lions continue their search for a No. 2 receiver.

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