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Bodden Among Six Players Gone from the Lions Roster

The Lions did a little early spring cleaning today as expected, as six players were released, most of which are players that were not expected back in 2009. Gone from the first ever 0-16 team are cornerback Leigh Bodden, wide receiver Mike Furrey, guard Edwin Mulitalo, safety Dwight Smith, tight end Dan Campbell and offensive […]

OG Mulitalo to Be Relased Next Week

The Oakland Press reports that the team is going to release guard Edwin Mulitalo this next week. Here is the report: Edwin Mulitalo will join Mike Furrey, Leigh Bodden and others in the unemployment line next week. Scott Smith, Mulitalo’s agent, said the Lions have informed his client he will be released on Monday. Furrey […]

Bodden Won’t Be Back in Detroit in 2009

Don’t expect to see Leigh Bodden back with the Lions in 2009, as there are reports today that Bodden won’t back back next season. Here is the post from ProFootballTalk.com: Cornerback Leigh Bodden, who came to Detroit as part of the trade that sent defensive tackle Shaun Rogers to Cleveland, will not return to the […]

Lions Might Just Release Daunte Culpepper?

From: Ann Arbor News Quarterback Daunte Culpepper, cornerback Leigh Bodden, guard Edwin Mulitalo, safety Dwight Smith and tight end Dan Campbell have big salaries coming, and they could be released in the offseason. Culpepper, who was signed in mid-season, has a $2.5 million roster bonus due in late February that would trigger a $2.5 million […]

CB Bodden Wants to Bail from the Lions?

From: Detroit News The Lions have a decision to make about starting cornerback Leigh Bodden. But Bodden’s comments on his way out the door Monday might help make it for them. Bodden, the sixth-year pro acquired from the Browns in the Shaun Rogers trade last February, signed a four-year contract extension with the Lions in […]

Rookie Cherilus To Play Against Packers

Rookie tackle Gosder Cherilus is expected to play this weekend in the team’s home opener. Cherilus was drafted by Detroit in the first round and offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said he has earned some playing time. Head coach Rod Marinelli also indicated he will make some changes to the lineup. Cornerback Leigh Bodden and right […]

Lions Agree To Extension With Bodden

The Lions and cornerback Leigh Bodden have agreed to a four-year contract extension.  Bodden came to Detroit via the trade that sent Shaun Rogers to Cleveland.  The deal  is worth a reported 27-million-dollars, including more than 10-million-dollars in bonus money.  He has two years remaining on his current deal and the extension will keep him […]