Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Lions QB Stafford sits out workout as wife has brain tumor

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday and later in the day, his wife was packing for a hospital visit. Stafford's wife, Kelly, announced earlier this month she plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor . ''I'm excited for this journey to come to an end and move on with my life!'' Kelly Stafford posted Tuesday night.

When is the Washington Redskins 2019 Schedule release?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The 2019 NFL regular season will be here before you know it.  In early April, the preseason schedules for 2019 were unveiled and we're now just hours away from the regular-season schedule release. What do we know about the Redskins 2019 schedule thus far? How many primetime games will the Redskins have in 2019?

Lions sign QB Tom Savage, add depth behind Matthew Stafford

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The Detroit Lions have signed quarterback Tom Savage. Detroit made the move Tuesday, giving the team another backup option behind Matthew Stafford. The Lions also have quarterbacks Matt Cassel and Connor Cook on the roster.

Patriots 2019 preseason schedule: Matt Patricia’s Lions among four opponents

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Patriots 2019 preseason schedule: Matt Patricia's Lions among four opponents originally appeared on UPDATE (2 p.m. ET): The New England Patriots confirmed their 2019 preseason schedule Tuesday afternoon. Here's the rundown: Week 1: at Detroit Lions Week 2: at Tennessee Titans Week 3: vs. Carolina Panthers Week 4: vs. New York Giants Exact dates and times have yet to be announced.

Aaron Rodgers reveals tibial fracture in addition to MCL sprain

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took part in an extended interview with ESPN Radio Milwaukee's “Wilde and Tausch” on Monday. In part one of the interview, which aired Monday, Rodgers ripped last week's Bleacher Report story on the discord within the Packers, a story that cited numerous sources and laid the blame for the team's failures during Mike McCarthy's tenure on both Rodgers and McCarthy. Rodgers called the story a “smear attack,” though the quarterback isn't exactly known for having thick skin.

NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland saves 90% of his pay. Here’s how he does it

Saturday, April 6th, 2019

NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland recently signed a lucrative contract with the New York Jets, but he says his conservative approach to spending and competitive mindset makes it possible to save 90% of his income. This offseason, he is teaching a class at the University of Pennsylvania about budgeting, saving and the magic of compound interest. When it comes to making plays, NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland is no stranger to risky moves.

Lions sign Rams playoff standout running back C.J. Anderson

Friday, April 5th, 2019

The Detroit Lions have signed free agent running back C.J. Anderson, who made big plays for the Rams after being acquired late last season. Anderson rushed for 403 yards in 11 games for the Panthers and Rams. Then he ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns in the Rams' playoff win over Dallas, getting more carries than All-Pro Todd Gurley.

LB Emanuel retires from NFL

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Free agent linebacker Kyle Emanuel announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday. Selected by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Emanuel spent four years with the franchise. In his Twitter post on Thursday, the 27-year-old Emanuel said injuries have played a part in his retirement.

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn: Lions are ‘open for business’ at the No. 8 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn says he's open to trading down from the No. pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain tumor

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

She says an MRI showed the tumor on cranial nerves after she had vertigo spells within the last year. Kelly and the Matthew Stafford have three daughters . They started dating at Georgia where she was a cheerleader and he was the star of the football team.