Posts Tagged ‘Jim Schwartz’

An opening look at the combine

The opening scenes of the 2010 Scouting Combine are underway, as the first groups of the 329 invited players arrive and coaches and general managers meet with the media.

Senior Bowl is tough assignment for a quarterback

Quarterback is the most complicated position on the field, and being thrown in with unfamiliar teammates and taught an entirely new scheme in the course of a couple days isn’t ideal for producing exceptional results.

For Iupati, tackle is the money position

One of the great things about events like the Senior Bowl is that players are more willing to open up and talk freely.

Such was the case with Idaho’s Mike Iupati.

Stanton takes over as Lions’ QB

Lions coach Jim Schwartz announced Wednesday that Drew Stanton will make his first NFL career start this weekend against the 49ers, keeping veteran backup Daunte Culpepper on the bench.

Schwartz: Lions RB Smith out for season

Lions coach Jim Schwartz said RB Kevin Smith will have season-ending surgery on his left knee, MLive.com reports.

Lions’ Smith will have tests on injured knee

Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith will undergo tests Monday to determine the severity of the left knee injury he suffered in Sunday’s 48-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Owners could be without Cardinals WR Boldin

Here’s a look at a few news and notes from around the fantasy world, including the status of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin.

Schwartz: Johnson’s knee injury not significant

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz confirmed WR Calvin Johnson underwent tests on his injured right knee on Monday, but said he wouldn’t label the injury as “significant.”

Culpepper to start for Lions

NFL Network’s Kara Henderson reports that Lions veteran QB Danute Culpepper will start against the Steelers, replacing of injured starter Matthew Stafford who is listed as the team’s third quarterback.

Schwartz considers Stafford ‘day to day’ after injury

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Monday rookie QB Matthew Stafford is day to day with a right knee injury

Lions QB Stafford injures right knee vs. Bears

Lions rookie QB Matthew Stafford left Sunday’s 48-24 loss to the Bears with a right knee injury and didn’t return.

Nothing wrong with a little white lie

Last week I made the statement on NFL Total Access that Eric Mangini needed to pick a QB and tell a little white lie. Needless to say, Mangini is marching to his own drum.

Culpepper says he’s ready to support Stafford

We heard from Lions veteran QB Daunte Culpepper — now the backup in Detroit — on Tuesday as he issued a statement through the team in which he pledged to support rookie Matthew Stafford as the team’s starter this season.

Beyond Stafford, Lions’ QB situation in flux

The Lions have five quarterbacks, a position that has been in a constant state of flux for first-year coach Jim Schwartz over the last week. Beyond rookie Matthew Stafford, who will start Thursday’s preseason finale against the Bills, not much is clear right now for the Lions.

Lions’ Johnson will be held out against Browns

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced Thursday that WR Calvin Johnson won’t play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Cleveland Browns due to his sprained thumb.

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