Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins hurt his ribs after being struck in the side during the first quarter of Buffalo’s preseason finale against the Detroit Lions on Thursday night.
Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night
Second-round draft choice, BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy, underwent successful core muscle surgery on Thursday, according to the team.
Lions’ starters getting a rest include Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Ndamukong Suh, Reggie Bush, Golden Tate, Brandon Pettigrew and Dominic Raiola.
Eric Ebron, tight end – The idea with the Lions’ offense, under first-year coordinator Joe Lombardi, is to stretch the field to the sidelines and deep, and open up the middle for seam routes.
“We’ve got great people to work with, these men are outstanding, so look for some great things.”
It’s great for Stafford to be featured on the cover and called a “gunslinger” but should Detroit be worried about the Sports Illustrated “jinx?”
A new coach, a new system — plus a couple of significant additions on the offensive side of the ball.
As the 53-man roster deadline nears, the Lions have subtracted a number of names from their roster already. They have also added to it.
The Detroit Lions have announced a name and sponsor for its college bowl game.