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Posts Tagged ‘tatum-bell’

Rudi Welcomed with Open Arms (and Stolen Bags?)

Rudi Johnson will be a great addition to the Lions commitment to run the ball. If healthy, he will be a physical, downhill runner who brings along with him the ‘Pound the Rock’ mentality that Marinelli has been preaching. The Lions are hoping that he can stay healthy and that it will give them a […]

Lions Officially Sign Johnson, Release Bell

The Lions have swapped one running back for another.  Yesterday, the team officially signed former Bengal Rudi Johnson to a one-year deal and released Tatum Bell.  Johnson did not play in the preseason for Cincinnati but said he is ready to go and hopes to be on the field for Detroit’s opener this weekend in […]

Lions Grab RB Johnson to Bolster Backfield

The Lions have been looking for some help at running back, and today they found it with the signing of former Bengals back Rudi Johnson. is reporting it’s a one-year deal that won’t become official till Tuesday as the deal was done after the League offices closed at 4pm. Johnson was cut on Saturday […]

RB Bell Fires Back at Raiders Over Trash Talk

Lions RB Tatum Bell is firing back after the Raiders earlier this week named a fumble-recovery drill after him.  The name stems from last season, when Bell lost five fumbles while playing with the Raiders rival – the Denver Broncos.  “I’m a little ticked off,” he said. “Maybe it’s motivating (for) them. I don’t know […]

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 […]