Category: ‘Injuries’

Lions QB Matthew Stafford Says Injured Finger Just Needed Rest
April 19th, 2017 at 9:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford injured the middle finger on his throwing hand late last season, which contributed to a sharp decline in his performance down the stretch. But Stafford says all is well with the finger, Justin Rogers of Detroit News reports. "(It) just needed rest," Stafford said. "No...

Lions RB Theo Riddick Had Surgery on Both Wrists After the Season
March 27th, 2017 at 11:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** Lions running back Theo Riddick underwent surgery on both wrists after the end of the season according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. The injuries cost Riddick the final four games of what was an otherwise breakout season for the former sixth-... Read Original Post at

Former Detroit Lions’ Running Back Jahvid Best to Sue NFL, Riddell Over Concussions
January 29th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
The biggest hot button issue in football is head injuries and the ways in which the league is dealing with them. The Detroit Lions have hardly been immune in the discussion, and now, Jahvid Best has brought them back into the forefront. ***PHOTO1*** Best, who can no longer play football due to a...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Calvin Johnson a Gametime Decison, not Sure Bet to Play on Sunday
December 26th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. With the season winding down, the Detroit Lions are starting to catch up on the injuries. Though Christmas came this week, good tidings were not to be found on the practice field, as plenty of starters sat out...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Cast of Starters Sit Out Practice, Incluing DeAndre Levy and Sam Martin
December 18th, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Not only did the Detroit Lions lose a game Monday night, but they may have finally contracted the NFL's often catchy injury bug. Wednesday was a tough day at practice, as four starters sat out. This week, Brandon Pettigrew, DeAndre...