Before moving to Detroit in May 2013, Ashley covered Kansas State football and men’s basketball for three years as a correspondent for the Associated Press. Before working for the AP, she wrote for the Kansas State Collegian, where she also spent time as a copy editor and sports editor. Overall, she compiled hundreds of sports stories on her way to graduating. She minored in Spanish and economics along with majoring in journalism, but writing has always been her passion.
At age 13, she emailed her dad a recap of a Kansas City Chiefs game, and he responded that she should think about becoming a sports writer. Almost a decade later, she is living the dream, and she could not be more thrilled to be doing so in a great sports town like Detroit.
The Lions released an updated depth chart Monday, revealing expected starters for their upcoming season opener on Monday Night Football.
Gardner completed 13 of 14 passes for 173 yards, and Funchess snagged seven catches for 95 yards. The duo combined for three touchdowns.
For weeks Caldwell has fielded questions about whether the team will carry a third quarterback. For now, the answer is yes.
After playing in all 16 games for the Detroit Lions in 2013, wide receiver Kris Durham has been released by the team.
Leshoure rushed for 798 yards for the Lions in 2012 but played in only three games last season.
Detroit sent down Kyle Lobstein and brought up two other pitchers – reliever Evan Reed and starting pitcher Kyle Ryan.
“You’ve got really strong leadership there, but at the end of the day, I think you’ve got to earn it,” Hoke said.
Price looked simply unrecognizable. He lasted just two innings and allowed eight runs on 12 hits – including nine in a row.
“A lot of the veteran guys said I was even a lot cooler than I should have been about it,” J.D. Martinez said Wednesday.
“We’ve got great people to work with, these men are outstanding, so look for some great things.”