Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Lions willing to deal CB Smith

The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.

Three and out: Finley staying put in Green Bay

Jermichael Finley might have a history of frustrating fantasy owners, but with a new contract that will keep him with one of the NFL’s most productive offenses, he should remain a viable option at tight end.

Schwartz: Lions’ focus is on players already on roster

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.

Three and out: The impact of Peyton’s return

Jim Irsay says he’s willing to welcome back Peyton Manning, but could it create a QB logjam that will frustrate fantasy owners?

Three and out: Broncos want insurance for Tebow

Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.

Stafford: ‘I think I’ve got a lot to prove’ to become elite

Matthew Stafford rolled through the NFL Network car wash Friday morning and answered the same question asked of Giants QB Eli Manning earlier this season. Are you an elite player?

Lions fan wins Super Bowl trip, Stafford’s companionship

For the past 26 years, die-hard Lions fan John Tracy has watched from afar as Detroit endured one mind-boggling, train-wreck season after another. Sure, this season’s playoff run was a boost to Tracy’s psyche, but DIRECTV went one step farther, naming him America’s Ultimate Displaced Fan.

Lions’ Schwartz won’t talk contract, but he’ll defend Suh

Jim Schwartz isn’t going to discuss his contract situation with the Lions. But he will defend Ndamukong Suh from recent comments made by NFL Network’s Warren Sapp.

A new player for the Lions?

The Lions should be scouting the Australian Open for new talent. The only question, can he cover any of the Saints receivers?

Three and out: Broncos’ Decker ‘day to day’

Despite Eric Decker possibly being out for the remained of the postseason, surprisingly little should change with the Broncos offense and fantasy owners should still remain wary during the Playoff Challenge.

Barry Sanders Jr. ready to run with Cardinal

Two developing problems for every college football program except one: (1) Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders has a son, Barry Jr. (2) Barry Jr. plays football. He looks every bit as dangerous as Daddy. And he’s going to Stanford.

Three and out: All appears well with ‘Megatron’

As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.

Three and out: Roethlisberger still hobbling

Ben Roethlisberger says his ankle isn’t feeling great, but it shouldn’t necessarily scare Playoff Challenge players away from using his favorite WR targets.

NFL Wild Card Weekend matchups all set

With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.

Three and out: Prepare back up plan for Lions’ Johnson

Calvin Johnson has missed two consecutive days of practice and fantasy owners should start looking for backup plans in case Megatron is limited or completely held out.

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