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Brandon Pettigrew

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 16: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Pettigrew Rocking New Helmet Designed To Lessen Impact Of Hits To Head

Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was spotted in a new helmet during this week’s minicamp – the Riddell SpeedFlex.

CBS Detroit–06/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions can't come up with a fourth quarter catch between Bruce Carter #54 and Sean Lee #50 of the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 31-30. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Pettigrew On Choosing Lions: ‘Change Was Here And Change Was There’

For free agent tight end Brandon Pettigrew, the situation would have been a new one regardless of whether Pettigrew stayed with the Detroit Lions.

CBS Detroit–03/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Tight end Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions is tackled by free safety Matt Elam #26 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tight End Brandon Pettigrew Signs 4-Year, $16 Million Deal With Lions

After looking elsewhere, free agent tight end Brandon Pettigrew has agreed to stay in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–03/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Suh Contract: ‘I Do Expect Something To Get Done’

Free agency begins March 11, and at the moment Suh evidently does not have an agent.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions catches the ball for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Put TE Pettigrew On IR

The Detroit Lions have placed tight end Brandon Pettigrew on injured reserve, ending his season.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass under pressure from strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions WR Calvin Johnson Active Against Giants

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants.

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2013

Detroit Lions v New York Giants

Detroit Lions’ Pettigrew Out For Game VS Giants

Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.

97.1 The Ticket–12/21/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 08:   D.J. Williams #85 of the Jacksonville Jaguars watches the action during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at EverBank Field on September 8, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Report: Lions Working Out Tight End D.J. Williams

A third-year player out of Arkansas, Williams has 70 yards on nine catches in his career.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Tight end Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after he ran in a touchdown during the first half against the Cincinnati Bengals at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Pettigrew Flourishing As Defenders Look At Johnson, Bush

In the end, Pettigrew cares more about what the Lions accomplish than what people think of him individually.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Punter Kevin Huber #10 holds for kicker Mike Nugent #2 of the Cincinnati Bengals as Nugent kicks the game winning field goal in the final seconds of the second half against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bengals defeated the Lions 27-24. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Fall To Bengals On Last-Second Field Goal

The Lions played the Bengals close on Sunday. However, a couple of special teams miscues ended up leading the Lions to a loss.

10/21/2013

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