Lions bring back LB Rocky McIntosh, put RB Montell Owens on short-term IR
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 4, 2013
The Lions Wednesday made official what had been expected they put running back Montell Owens on short-term IR and re-signed McIntosh. McIntosh re-signed with the Lions on Wednesday after the team placed running back Montell Owens on injured reserve with the designation to return. It was presumed then that McIntosh would be brought back once Owens went on IR. Allen Park Turns out, veteran linebacker Rocky McIntosh never had to leave town. McIntosh had 44 tackles and a sack for the Rams in 2012, who he joined after six years with the Redskins. Owens will miss at least six weeks of practice and eight weeks of games before he can be activated. He also didn’t have to go far to find work.