Saturday, June 30, 2012

Lions sign LS Matt Camilli and OG Pat Boyle

Lions sign long snapper Matt Camilli from UTEP. He was there starting long snapper for three seasons. He is 6'3" 240 he ran 4.95 did 12 reps 27 Vj 902 Broad 4.57 20 7.41 ldrill. He signed out with the Eagles this off season.

Camilli with the Eagles

With the UTEP Miners
Welcome to Detroit

Lions waive OG Pat Boyle. Boyle from Temple is 6'5" 301 he ran 5.31 did 25 reps 29vj 803 broad 4.65 20 8.08 ldrill. Boyle was 1st team All-MAC in 2011.

Pat Boyle
Good luck Pat

Monday, June 25, 2012

Lions Sign S Sean Jones and waive Sam Proctor

Lions sign ninth year man S Sean Jones. Jones was one of the veteran safeties Mayhew brought in this off season. OJ Atowge, Deon Grant and Chris Crocker visited Allen Park. At the 2004 scouting combine he 36.5 VJ and 1002 Broad. He ran 4.5 at his pro day 3/18/2004.

Here is a tribute:

He had 166 tackles and 1 pick in 32 starts with the Bucs
61 tackles and 2 picks in 9 starts in Philly

44 starts with the Browns 14 picks.
24 starts 250 tackles and 7 picks at UGA
Welcome to Detroit

Lions waive UDFA rookie S Sam Proctor. He was signed out of the rookie mini camp. At his pro day he was 6001 220 ran 4.68 40 did 18 reps 36 vj 1004 broad 4.26 20 7.2 L drill.

Proctor at Mini Camp
Proctor at Oklahoma
Good Luck Sam

Friday, June 22, 2012

Lions waive S Alonzo Lawrence and sign CB Dontrell Johnson

Lions waive UDFA S Alonzo Lawrence. Lawrence was from Mississippi GUlf Coast JC. Last season he made 47 tackles and picked off 7 passes. He was an NJCAA All-American in 2011. HE started his career at Alabama but left the program over a dispute about playing time. His pro day numbers were

Here is a tribute:

Mr. C chills With Alonzo at OTAs
Lawrence at Allen Park

All-America at Gulf Coast
At Alabama
Good luck, Alonzo

Lions sign Murray State UDFA CB Dontrell Johnson off waivers from the Jags. He played 18 games for the Racers picking off 3 passes. He returned 2 punts for touchdowns. His pro day numbers were

Here is a tribute:

Johnson at OTA with the JAGS
At Murray State he had 1009 yards in returns

Welcome to Detroit

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Lions Sign QB RJ Archer Release WR Troy Burrell

Lions have signed QB RJ Archer who was at our rookie camp this spring. Archer is a 3rd man out of William & Mary, he spent time in 2010 with the Vikings as there 3rd QB. This season playing for Arena Football League Georgia Force he passed for 2404 yards on 228/380/12 and 49 tds. In 2011 for the Milwaukee Mustangs he threw for 2334 yards 219/367/14 27td. His career at William & Mary saw hin throw for 3190 yards 290/490/10 and 19 td in 46 games. He ran for 359 yards on 125 carries and td. As a receiver he caught 69 passes for 940 yards and a td.

At his pro day, 6014 220 he ran 4.8 34 Vj 904 Broad 4.27 20 and 7.1 L drill.

Archer at rookie camp

Archer and the Force

The Mustang
2010 with Vikings
At William & Mary
Welcome back to Detroit

Lions cut WR Troy Burrell from Wayne State.

Burrell at Mini Camp

Burrell Caught 187 passes for 3132 yards and 27td at Wayne State.
At his pro day he was 5092 182 he ran 4.56 did 7 reps of 225 37 v j 1004 Broad 4.09 20 and a quick 6.65 l drill.

Good luck Troy

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

RB Mikel LeShoure suspended for 2 games

After two arrests for dope, LeShoure has been suspended for the 2 games and fined 2 more game checks.
He will miss the home opener vs. the Rams and a road game vs. the 49ers. His total fine will cost him $109,411.

Le Shoure will miss the first 2 games

Typically the Lions avoid off-the field suspensions. They include Defensive Line coach Joe Cullen suspended for game in 2007 for naked driving. DT Shaun Rogers was dinged for PED in 2006 for 4 games. Team president Tom Lewand was suspended for 21 days reduced from 30 and fined $100,000 for DUI.

Here are the Lions arrests since 2000. Courtesy of the San Diego Tribune.

5/27/2012DetroitDTNick FairleyArrested in Mobile, Ala., charged with DUI, trying to elude police.
4/3/2012DetroitDTNick FairleyArrested in Mobile, Ala., charged with marijuana possession.
3/12/2012DetroitRBMikel LeshoureArrested in southwest Michigan, charged with second marijuana possession offense in a month.
2/18/2012DetroitRBMikel LeshoureArrested, charged with marijuana possession in Benton Township, Mich.Pleaded to lesser charge, $485 fine.
1/23/2012DetroitOTJohnny CulbreathArrested, charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in South Carolina.Paid $412 fine.
4/26/2008DetroitSKalvin PearsonArrested, charged with felony aggravated battery on a pregnant woman and domestic battery by strangulation in Florida.Dropped
1/2/2007DetroitOGRoss VerbaArrested in Wisconsin on a felony warrant for writing bad checks in Nevada after being pulled over for speeding.Dropped after paid money owed, then cut by team
10/6/2006DetroitSKenoy KennedyArrested, charged with DUI.Pleaded guilty, 18 months probation, five days community service, $500 fine
6/25/2005DetroitWRDavid KircusArrested on DUI charge around 3:30 a.m. in West Michigan.Pleaded guilty, one day in jail, $850 in fines, court costs.
5/29/2005DetroitDEKalimba EdwardsArrested on charges of failing to produce a driver's license and resisting arrest during a traffic stop in Southfield, Mich.Pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, one year probation, $820 fines
5/25/2004DetroitSBrock MarionCharged with theft and filing a fraudulent vehicle insurance claim in Plantation, Fla.Pleaded no contest, four years probation, $10,000 to charity, restitution
7/13/2001DetroitOTAaron GibsonCharged with two counts of misdemeanor assault after a fight outside a nightclub in Pontiac, Mich.Pleaded guilty to one count, community service

S Brock Marion started 16 games
Had 3 picks and 88 tackles in 2004.
WR David Kircus
Player 12 games had 6 catches 1 for a TD

Monday, June 11, 2012

Lions sign WR Jarett Dillard

Dillard played 2 season for the Jags. He played 21 games starting 5. He managed 35 receptions for 398 yards and 1 td. He was a 5th round pick in 2009 from Rice University. At the combine he ran 4.52 in the 40 had an impressive 42.5 Vert and 1009 Broad. His 7.1 L drill and 4.41 20 are average.

Here is a tribute:

Dill with the Jags
At Rice Jarett had 292 rec 4138 yards and 60td 

Here are the WR on the 90 man roster

Broyles, RyanOklahoma  Wr8442nd rd 2012
Burleson, NateNevadaWR133UFA 2010
Burrell, TroyWayne StateWR183Udfa 2012
Dillard, JarettRiceWR1FA 2012
Edwards, PatrickHoustonWr833Udfa 2012
Harris, MarcusMurray StateWR101udfa 2011
Hughes, NateAlcorn StateWR861W 2011
Johnson, CalvinGeorgia TechWR8181st rd 2007
Long, LanceMississippi StateWR801UFA 2012
Miles, WallaceNC A&TWR153UDFA 2012
Stovall, MauriceNotre DameWR801UFA 2011
Toliver, TerrenceLSUWR191UDFA 2011
Young, Titus Boise StateWr1632nd rd 2011

Welcome to Detroit

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Meet the Lions day at Allen Park

Met the Lions today

Here are the scenes

Mr. C hangs with Suh
Masta P with Nick Fairley
Mr. C with Martin Mayhew
Mr.C with Alonzo Lawrence
Mr.C with Mega

Mr. C with Jonte Green
Masta P, Coach Schwartz, C

Mr. C and Mega

View of Sideline including #89 Will Heller, #15 Wallace Miles
#43 Stepfon Green, # 12 Maurice Stovall

Mega, Coach Shawn Jefferson and Nate along with #15 Wallace Miles