profootballtalk.com Updated 18 hours agoThe 49ers acquired wide receiver Jeremy Kerley in a trade with the Lions on Sunday and it looks like he’ll have a shot to step into the role once earmarked for Bruce Ellington. Ellington was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season a few day…Share TweetDetroit Lions place Brandon Pettigrew on PUP to get to 75-man cutdownShare Tweetyahoo.com Aug 30 (yesterday)Calvin Johnson may have been the quietest NFL superstar in recent memory. Other than his sensational play, he did little, if anything, to draw attention to himself, and his typically understated retirement earlier this year – there was no farewell press…Share TweetThe Lions have cleared 11 players from their roster, leaving them three moves shy of the 75-man limit that will be imposed by the NFL at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. Tight end Matthew Mulligan and cornerback Crezdon Butler were among th…Share Tweet
Lions cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartzprofootballtalk.com Aug 29 (yesterday)The Lions are clearly going younger on the offensive line, and General Manager Bob Quinn isn’t afraid to cut bait on guys he’s recently signed. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are cutting veteran guard Geoff Schwartz today…Share Tweet
Ravens expected to lose Kenneth Dixon for four weeks with torn MCLprofootballtalk.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)After rookie running back Kenneth Dixon hurt his knee during Saturday night’s game against the Lions, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he didn’t think it was an overly serious injury. That’s easy to say when it isn’t your knee, but Dixon’s injury is…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)Lions' 53-man roster projection includes DTs Khyri Thornton, Caraun ReidShare Tweet
49ers cut Erik Pears, reportedly trade for Jeremy KerleyThe 49ers made a trade on Saturday when they sent cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Chiefs and they’ve reportedly made another one on Sunday. According to multiple reports, the Niners have traded guard Brandon Thomas to the Lions for wide receiver Jeremy …Share TweetVeteran running back Stevan Ridley has his new team. The Colts announced today that they have signed Ridley, who was cut by the Lions last week. Ridley once looked like a budding star in the NFL, having gained 1,263 yards for the Patriots in 2012, his s…Share TweetLions receiver Anquan Boldin is one of the NFL’s most respected veteran players and was chosen as the Walter Payton Man of the Year this year. Boldin also played with Colin Kaepernick for three years in San Francisco. So Boldin’s views on Kaepernick’s r…Share TweetThe night was supposed to be about the long-awaited returns of quarterback Joe Flacco and linebacker Terrell Suggs.Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)Ravens' Joe Flacco answers all the questions vs. Lions in first game backShare Tweet
NFL hands out $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in preseasonprofootballtalk.com Aug 27 (4 days ago)The NFL starts handing out real fines before the players are receiving real paychecks. The league office has confirmed to PFT two players who have already received $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in the preseason: Kerry Hyder of the Lions and John…Share Tweet
Steve Smith won’t play this week for Ravens, Suggs and Dumervil unlikelyprofootballtalk.com Aug 26 (5 days ago)The Ravens are going to put Joe Flacco on the field Saturday night against the Lions, but most of their other recovering-from-injury stars are going to get the night off. Via Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun, veteran wide receiver Steve Smith has already…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 25 (6 days ago)The Browns weren’t just able to chisel a fifth-round pick out of someone they might have cut anyway because they’re so shrewd. There was actually interest in Barkevious Mingo from others as well. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions a…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 23Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco avoided the physically unable to perform list to open camp and his surgically-repaired knee hasn’t had any setbacks during practices, which leaves one big box to check on his comeback from a torn ACL. Flacco hasn’t played i…Share TweetLions' Ebron practicing again after ankle injuryShare Tweet
Lions’ Sam Martin: Every team will try short kickoffs with new ruleprofootballtalk.com Aug 22Add Sam Martin to the long list of players who think the NFL’s new touchback rule will have unintended consequences. Martin, who handles both punts and kickoffs for the Lions, said he thinks the new rule moving touchbacks after kickoffs to the 25-yard l…Share Tweet
Lions' Ameer Abdullah out of red no-contact jersey for first time this seasonESPN.com Aug 20Lions' Ameer Abdullah out of red no-contact jersey for first time this seasonShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 19The Bengals got a chance to catch up with wide receiver Marvin Jones for the first time since he left for the Lions as a free agent during Thursday night’s game in Detroit and they saw Jones looking at home in the Lions offense with four catches for 65 …Share Tweet
Lions hear boos on Thursday nightprofootballtalk.com Aug 19The preseason might be a time for working out kinks and identifying players who can help you during the season, but Lions fans weren’t treating Thursday night’s game against the Bengals as an exhibition. Those who bought tickets and turned out to Ford F…Share Tweet
Matthew Stafford-to-Marvin Jones shows promise for Lions against BengalsESPN.com Aug 18Matthew Stafford-to-Marvin Jones shows promise for Lions against BengalsShare Tweetnytimes.com Aug 18Jeremy Hill scored a touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, but that was it for the Bengals when their top offensive players were in the game.Share Tweet
Bengals’ first-string offense rolls over Lions’ first-string defenseprofootballtalk.com Aug 18The Bengals have to like the way their first-string offense looked in its opening drive tonight in Detroit. Taking the field against the Lions’ first-string defense, the Bengals methodically marched toward the end zone, scoring on a Jeremy Hill touchdow…Share Tweet
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