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Lions release tackle Jon Jansen

Jason LaCanfora is Tweeting that the Lions have released former Redskins tackle Jon Jansen. The Lions have released veteran T Jon Jansen, likely ending his playing career. He was a stalwart RT for Redskins most of his career

Jansen Says He Expects 18 Game Season Sooner or Later

Lions offensive tackle Jon Jansen, the team’s player rep, expects an 18-game regular season schedule to happen at some point in the near future, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I think we’re looking at something that, whether it happens next year, two years, five years, it’s going to happen sooner or later, […]

Jansen Says He Doesn’t Feel There Will Be a Strike in 2011

New Lion Jon Jansen is speaking his mind in the Detroit Free Press, and says that he doesn’t think there will be a strike in the NFL coming in 2011. “I don’t think we’re heading for a strike,” he said of a possible NFL work stoppage in 2011. “I don’t think we’re heading for anything […]

Jansen Likes What He Sees From the Staff and Players

New Lions OL Jon Jansen continues to settle in with his new team, and so far he’s happy with what he’s seen from the new coaching staff and thinks that the team is for sure on the same page, an important aspect that has been missing with the Lions. “I will say that they are […]

Jansen Willing to Play Where the Lions Need Him on the O-Line

MLive.com reports that the Lions new O-linemen Jon Jansen says he’s happy playing anywhere on the teams O-line this fall: Jansen is with the Detroit Lions and he’s looking to land a job. He doesn’t care where it is — right or left tackle, either guard position and, surprisingly, center. “Yeah, we’re going to take […]

Lions Cut OT Foster; Paves the Way for Jansen

The Lions today cut offensive tackle George Foster, which is turn paves the way for the team to officially add former Redskins tackle Jon Jansen. The release comes on the day that the Lions were supposed to get a physical done with Jansen to see if he was 100 percent and then would be joining […]

Lions Come to Terms w/ Former Redskin OT Jansen

The Washington Times is reporting that the Detroit Lions have agreed on a one-year deal for the veteran minimum with offensive tackle Jon Jansen, pending a physical. Jansen was cut by the Washington Redskins earlier today and was snapped up by the Lions hours later. He played the past 9 seasons with Washington. Coach Jim […]