Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’
Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Bernard Pierce, Charlie Whitehurst, Cierre Wood, Detroit Lions, Eric Ebron, Fitzgerald Toussaint, Jake Locker, Justin Forsett, Lorenzo Taliaferro, Ray Rice, Tennessee Titans, Zach Mettenberger
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.
Posted: Monday, June 9th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Dennis Pitta, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Joique Bell, Mikel Leshoure, Reggie Bush, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Theo Riddick
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.
Posted: Friday, May 9th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, Eric Ebron, Josh McCown, Mike Glennon, San Francisco 49ers, Stevie Johnson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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.
Posted: Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Bernard Pierce, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Mike Glennon, Minnesota Vikings, Ray Rice, Sam Bradford, Sammy Watkins, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In today’s Three and Out: Ray Rice might have competition for his job; the Lions could add another weapon to their passing game.
Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 | Gil Brandt Tags: Connecticut, Detroit Lions, Yawin Smallwood
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 […]
Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 | Gil Brandt Tags: Detroit Lions, Grand Valley State, Matt Armstrong
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.
Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Arizona Cardinals, Calvin Johnson, Carson Palmer, Detroit Lions, Dexter McCluster, Golden Tate, Tennessee Titans
In today’s Three and Out: Golden Tate is happy about his new offense; the Titans are happy about having Dexter McCluster.
Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams, Detroit Lions, Jason Avant, Jerricho Cotchery, Jimmy Graham, Joique Bell, Jonathan Stewart, New Orleans Saints, Reggie Bush, Steve Smith, Tiquan Underwood
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.
Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Daniel Thomas, Detroit Lions, Golden Tate, Kenny Britt, Knowshon Moreno, Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins, Ryan Broyles, St. Louis Rams, Tavon Austin
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.
Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Calvin Johnson, DeSean Jackson, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jeremy Maclin, Matt Cassel, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper
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.
Posted: Monday, February 3rd, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, Detroit Lions, Fred Jackson, Joe Lombardi, Kirk Cousins, Matthew Stafford, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
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.
Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, Detroit Lions, Fred Davis, Fred Jackson, Joique Bell, Jordan Reed, Pierre Garcon, Reggie Bush, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
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.
Posted: Sunday, December 8th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: blizzard, Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Eagles, Fantasy football, franchise record, LeSean McCoy, Lincoln Financial, Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Shady, snow
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.
Posted: Sunday, November 24th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Bobby Rainey, Detroit Lions, Fantasy football, Mike Glennon, Rutgers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, That Helps No One, Tiquan Underwood, Vincent Jackson
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.
Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Detroit Lions, Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Minnesota Vikings, Nate Burleson, Washington Redskins
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.