This is the January 15, 2013 news archive. View today's Lions rumors and news.
Dolphins’ Denney, Lions’ Muhlbach named Pro Bowl long snappers
profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
The Pro Bowl ballot does not include long snappers, because, really, who can identify the NFL’s best long snappers? But someone has to long snap in the Pro Bowl, so the coaching staffs of the AFC and NFC teams each choose a long snapper. And today cameShare Tweet
ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says injuries to "multiple lower extremities" will keep him out of the Pro Bowl later this month.Share TweetLions wide receiver Calvin Johnson earned a trip to the Pro Bowl this year by setting a new single-season record for receiving yards, but he won’t be playing in the game. Johnson has pulled out of the Pro Bowl to rest the nagging injuries he picked up oShare Tweet
Lions taking a risk letting Avril approach free agencyprofootballtalk.com Jan 15, 2013Letting defensive end Cliff Avril walk into free agency is as risky for the Lions as his playing under a one-year deal was for his future earnings this year. So with many big-money decisions on deck in Detroit, it’s hard to tell right now which side wonShare Tweet