Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’
Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Alphonso Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Brent Grimes, Dan Gronkowski, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Jason La Canfora, Thomas Dimitroff
The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.
Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, David Garrard, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jahvid Best, Jermichael Finley, Jim Schwartz, Kevin Smith, Mikel Leshoure
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.
Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Combine, Cliff Avril, Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz
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.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Andrew Luck, Antonio Brown, Detroit Lions, Emmanuel Sanders, Hines Ward, Indianapolis Colts, Jahvid Best, Jerricho Cotchery, Jim Irsay, Kevin Smith, Mike Wallace, Mikel Leshoure, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Irsay says he’s willing to welcome back Peyton Manning, but could it create a QB logjam that will frustrate fantasy owners?
Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Fred Jackson, Jahvid Best, Kevin Smith, Mikel Leshoure, Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.
Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford
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?
Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Barry Sanders, Cam Newton, Detroit Lions, Joe Montana, John Tracy, Matthew Stafford
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.
Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz, Ndamukong Suh, radio row, Warren Sapp
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.
Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Marcos Baghdatis, Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz
The Lions should be scouting the Australian Open for new talent. The only question, can he cover any of the Saints receivers?
Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Bill Belichick, Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Eric Decker, Jahvid Best, Josh McDaniels, New England Patriots, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Wes Welker
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.
Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Barry Sanders Jr., Barry Sanders, Detroit Lions, Stanford 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.
Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, A.J. Green, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Calvin Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jermaine Gresham, Shahid Khan
As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.
Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Devery Henderson, Jimmy Graham, Lance Moore, Marques Colston, Mike Wallace, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, robert meachem
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.
Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Wild Card Weekend, AFC Wild Card Games, Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFC Wild Card Games, Pittsburgh Steelers
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.
Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Calvin Johnson, Daniel Thomas, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Reggie Bush, Titus Young, Tom Brady
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.