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Lions Talking with Raiders About RB Jordan

The Raiders are stocked at running back already with rookie Darren McFadden, Michael Bush and the returning Justin Fargas. That means the odd man out will be former Jets back LaMont Jordan, who the team is actively seeking to deal. ESPN’s Hashmarks says that a deal may come down between the Raiders and Detroit Lions, […]

Lions Visit with Tulane Running Back Matt Forte

  With Kevin Jones gone, the Lions are in dire need of an every down stud back, and this weekend they may have taken steps to fill that role as they hosted Tulane back Matt Forte for a visit. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Forte was in town to talk to the team […]

Lions Release Jones, Edwards

The Lions made more roster moves, releasing running back Kevin Jones and defensive end Kalimba Edwards.  Coach Rod Marinelli said the moves were made to bring clarity to the roster and eliminate some uncertainty heading into the draft.  Jones played four years with the Lions but is coming off a second straight injury-shortened season.  Edwards, […]

Kevin Jones’ Road to Recovery

Jones to Undergo Another Long Rehab After Tearing ACL

You have to feel for Lions running back Kevin Jones, who will have to undergo another long rehab after suffering a tear of his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday in the teams victory over the Chiefs. Rod Marinelli said Monday that the teams doctors will wait for swelling to go down before they get set on […]

Jones off PUP List, Could Possibly Play in Opener

The Kevin Jones story has taken another twist, as the Lions have taken the running back off the physically unable to perform list, and now head coach Rod Marinelli says that there is a chance the back may play in next weeks opener vs the Raiders in Oakland.  Marinelli said on Saturday that Jones’ status […]

Jones Could Miss First Six-Weeks Of Season

Lions running back Kevin Jones could miss the first six weeks of the regular season.  Jones said he is feeling better each week and he can sprint and make cuts at full speed.  If he is not taken of the physically unable to perform list, he will not be eligible to play for the first […]

Martz Expects Jones To Return Early

Lions offensive coordinator Mike Martz expects running back Kevin Jones to be ready to play in the team’s September 9th regular season opener.  Martz said Jones is making good progress and is anxious to have him back on the sidelines.  Jones injured his left foot in December and has been on the physically unable to […]