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As the Vikings make their way down toward the 75-man roster limit, defensive end Lawrence Jackson has lost his job. Jackson, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks who played the last three years for the Lions, was released by Minnesota today. Althou…
Share TweetJason Fox, along with Corey Hilliard and rookie LaAdrian Waddle, are waiting for the coaches to decide which of them will be the starting right tackle in the regular season opener against the Vikings.
LB Chris White, acquired for Thaddeus Young, ready for shot with LionsUpdated Aug 26 Share TweetNothing like making your debut against your old running mates, as White will do Thursday when the Lions play the Bills. 'That's going to be pretty crazy,' he said.Source: detnews.comShare TweetThe Lions' injury situation remained much the same as it was on Sunday, meaning it was pretty much a mystery, with coach Jim Schwartz not divulging any information or updates on the 10 players who were held out or were limited at practice Monday.Share TweetReceiver Danny Amendola, who was held out of practices last week and didn't play in the New England Patriots' 40-9 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, returned to practice Monday.Source: ESPN.com
Louis Delmas satisfied mentally after his preseason debutUpdated Aug 26 Share TweetThe Lions have managed safety Louis Delmas‘ practice time closely all summer in hopes of keeping Delmas and his balky left knee on the field as much as possible during the season. While that hasn’t meant a lot of reps for Delmas with his teammates, it d…Source: profootballtalk.com
Lions safety Tyrell Johnson earns coach's praise, probable spot on teamUpdated Aug 26 Share TweetJohnson has given himself a real chance of making the Lions 53-man roster. Last week against the Patriots, he was one of the gunners on the first punt and kickoff teams. He played' special teams snaps and 30 snaps in the secondary.Source: detnews.com
Not Just About Adrian PetersonAug 26Not Just About Adrian Peterson
Agent disputes report saying Odom missingAug 26The agent for NBA veteran Lamar Odom said Monday that Odom's whereabouts are known by his family and that he still has aspirations to return to the NBA.
Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery ManAug 26HOUSTON — Battle of the heavyweights here Sunday. When it was mostly first-teamers versus first-teamers through the first half, the score was the rejuvenated Saints (with some frisky new pups on defense) 17, Texans (minus J.J. Watt and Arian Foster) 16.…