Thursday, May 30, 2013

Detroit Lions sign RB Montell Owens

Lions sign two time pro bowl special teamer Montell Ownes. Owens played for current special teams coach John Bonamego at Jacksonville.

Here is a tribute:

7 years in Jacksonville
104 games 4 starts 56 292 3td rushing
12 132 rec 72 tackles

At Maine, 38 games
981 yards rushing 11td
Welcome to Detroit

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Detroit Lions waive QB Alex Carder

After claiming QB Thaddeus Lewis yesterday from the Browns, The Lions waive UDFA QB Alex Carder.

Here is a tribute:

Alex Carder at his last Lion OTA

A three year starter at WMU
He passed for 8,886 yards and 74 td 36 int
Good Luck Alex

Detroit Lions OTA 5/29

The following players were out in the OTA

Ryan Broyles (ACL)

Louis Delmas (Knee)

Devin Taylor (Hamstring)
Brian Robiskie
Mikel LeShoure (Hamstring)
CB Darius Slay (Knee)

Those who did show up ready:

CB Ron Bartell
Chris Houston
S Glover Quin

DE Jason Jones
CB Jonte Green

DT Jimmy Sadler McQueen

DE Robert Maci

CB DeQuan Menzie

DT Spencer Nealy

DT O Nwagbuo

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Detroit Lions claim QB Thaddeus Lewis and waive WR Chastin West

Detroit Lions have claimed QB Thaddeus Lewis from the Browns. A 4th year man out of Duke, Lewis caught my eye in the preseason last year. He shredded the Lions in the 2nd half.

Here is a tribute:

Lewis started 1 game in his career
22/32/1 204 1 td 3 sacks
Lewis played 47 games at Duke
877/1510/40 10,065 67 td
Welcome to Detroit

Lions waive WR Chastin West. West is a 4th year man out of Fresno State. He has been a member of the Packers and the Jags. Career 13 rec 163 yards 2 td.

Here is a tribute

West at the 2nd OTA

Good luck

Detroit Lions waive DT Michael Brooks Sign DT Spencer Nealy and DE Robert Maci

Detroit Lions waive UDFA DT Michael Brooks. Brooks was signed out of ECU.

Brooks works at the rookie mini camp

Good Luck

Lions sign DT Spencer Nealy from Texas A&M. He was in the Jets rookie camp but did not make the squad.

Here is a tribute:

107 t 3.5 sacks at  A & M


Welcome to Detroit

Lions sign DE Robert Maci out of Purdue. I had a 5.3 grade meaning camp uy with a chance.

64 tackles 4 sacks 1 int


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Detroit Lions OTA May 22

Detroit Lions not present:

Louis Delmas
In South Beach rehabbing

Jahvid Best
Multiple Concussions

Sitting Out:

Shaun Hill QB
Left Leg
Devin Taylor

Mikel Leshoure

Ryan Broyles
Torn ACL
Darius Slay
Knee Surgery
LB Alex Elkins
Full Practice

Bill Nagy

Reggie Bush
Shaun Chapas
Corey Hillard

Rodney Austin

Chastin West


Willie Young

Detroit Lions claim DE Braylon Broughton off Waivers

Broughton was re-signed on June 5

Lions claim DE Braylon Broughton from the Saints. He is a 2nd year man out of TCU. I had him going to the Lions in my mock in 2012 in the 7th round. At TCU, Was a three-year letterman, appearing in 40 games with five starts…Finished with 45 tackles (32 solo), 9.5 stops for a loss, three sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick.

Here is a tribute

Practice Squad for the Saints

40 games 5 starts at TCU
Pro Day:
Welcome to Detroit

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Detroit Lions waive CB Conroy Black

Lions waive 2nd year man Conroy Black. Black sent part of the season of the Lions practice squad. He played at last weeks rookie minicamp.

Here is a tribute:

Conroy signed as an UDFA with the Raiders
He played at Utah
6000 182 4.35 12 34 1005 4.31 6.72
Good luck Conroy

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Detroit Lions claim CB DeQuan Menzie off waivers

Former Chiefs CB DeQuan Menzie was claimed by the Lions off of waivers. Menzie was a 5th round pick by KC in 2012. He was a slot corner at Bama. Considered a good blitzer and tackler, lacks speed to play outside.

Here ia tribute:

DeQuan missed 2012 with a hip flexor injury

Two season at Alabama 18 career starts
74 tackles 3.5 sacks 1 int 16 PBU
 Testing Data:

5106 202 4.59 33 908 4.44 6.93

Welcome to Detroit

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Detroit Lions sign DE Freddie Bishop Waive RB Devin Moore

Lions signed DE Freddie Bishop from WMU as UDFA. He worked out in the Lions local pro day in early April. He signed with the Packers after the draft but failed the physical.

Pro Day:

Here is a tribute:

Bishop played 48 games starting 38
172 tackles 15 sacks
WMU MVP in 2012
Welcome to Detroit

Lions waive RB Devin Moore. Moore was on the practice squad at the end of 2012. He has played in 4 career games in the league.

Here is a tribute:

Devin Moore looks on vs. the Falcons
Good luck in the future.