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Falcons at Lions Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Chris Owens (concussion) Doubtful: WR Julio Jones (hamstring) Questionable: DE John Abraham (groin), T Sam Baker (back), C Todd McClure (knee), G Garrett Reynolds (ankle) Probable: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), TE Tony Gonzalez (elbow), S James Sanders (hamstring), WR Roddy White (knee) Detroit Out:RB Jahvid Best (concussion) Doubtful: WR Rashied Davis (foot), […]

49ers at Lions Friday Injury Report

San Francisco Out: WR Braylon Edwards (knee), FB Moran Norris (fibula), CB Tramaine Brock (hand) Probable: LB NaVorro Bowman (neck), WR Michael Crabtree (feet), WR Ted Ginn (finger), S Dashon Goldson (knee), G Mike Iupati (knee), NT Isaac Sopoaga (infection), OL Adam Snyder (forearm), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe) Detroit Out: LB Justin Durant (concussion), S […]

2010 Season Breakdown: Receivers

The Lions committed a lot of resources in the 2010 offseason to find players to take attention away from Calvin Johnson after he spent 2009 facing constant triple teams.  The front office broke the bank for Nate Burleson on the first day of free agency, traded for Tony Scheffler, drafted Jahvid Best and hoped that […]

Lions vs. Giants Preview

The Lions finally got one up in the win column with a demolition job on the St Louis Rams last week.  A few weeks ago the matchup with the Giants looked like another game the Lions might have an edge in, but the G-Men have turned it around in their last two games. The Giants […]

Lions Rally Back as Best Makes Statement

The game got ugly, but the Lions rallied back to lose a heartbreaker for the second straight week.  Jahvid Best almost single-handedly fueled the Lions to a win with the most dominating game by a Lions’ running back since the days of Barry.  Best had almost 80 yards rushing and over 150 receiving and topped […]

Lions Want Tony Scheffler to be a Playmaker in the Offense

NFL.com reports that the Lions want to get new TE Tony Scheffler more involved in the offense and have him be a big target as 2010 kicks off: Much has been made of the different look the Lions will feature on offense this season after the additions of rookie RB Jahvid Best, WR Nate Burleson […]

Keep Your Eye on TE Scheffler When Camp Kicks Off

Yahoo! Sports says that new TE Tony Scheffler is a player to keep your eye on when Lions training camp opens: Tight ends Tony Scheffler and Brandon Pettigrew: Some wondered why the Lions decided to use a first-round pick on a tight end (Pettigrew) in 2009. The decision to trade away a starting linebacker (Ernie […]

Schwartz Says TE Scheffler Making Some Big Time Catches in OTAs

The boot is off, and so tight end Tony Scheffler is finally off and running with the Lions. After a minor foot injury kept him out of organized team activities, Scheffler returned for two OTAs recently and made what coach Jim Schwartz called big-time catches. “He’s a big target,” Schwartz said. “He’s got great natural […]