Pair of NFL players with Michigan connections now among new NFL free-agents

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Two notable NFL players with prior connections to the great state of Michigan are now free-agents, and can sign with any NFL team. Former Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson, who had reached an injury settlement with the Philadelphia Eagles, has cleared waivers. Meanwhile, former Michigan Wolverines wideout Devin Funchess has been released by the Packers, … Read more

3 Keys to a Detroit Lions victory over the Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions (3-1) are coming off a huge divisional win against the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) where the defense shone. Now, they must prepare for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers (3-1) of the NFC South. Stopping Newton, Jonathon Stewart, Christian McCaffrey, and Kelvin Benjamin won’t be an easy task for the Lions defense, but it … Read more

5 trade possibilities for the Detroit Lions

[tps_header]The Detroit Lions have some rather worrisome holes at a few positions heading into the NFL draft. Bob Quinn did a decent job signing veteran depth players, but none of them inspire much hope to turn around the organization. Team deficiencies can be filled with rookies, but reaching for a player when there is better talent … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 2

[tps_header] For anybody who took DSN’s Fantasy Football advice last week, good on you. DSN’s ‘Must Add” players Pierre Garcon, Tyler Eifert and James Jones each had at least one touchdown, while “Must Drop” players Devin Funchess and Darren McFadden were both held scoreless for the second straight week. After Week 2 of the NFL … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 1

[tps_header] It seems that almost everybody plays Fantasy Football nowadays. Drafts have come and gone, but teams are far from set. The key to winning any Fantasy Football championship is to dominate the waiver wire. Last year, anybody that picked up Odell Beckham of the New York Giants late in the season surely was looked … Read more

The state of Michigan added some flavor to the 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft has come and gone, and once again the state of Michigan was well represented.

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Devin Funchess Too Slow to Play Wide Receiver in the NFL?

Going into the NFL Scouting Combine, some experts believed University of Michigan wide receiver Devin Funchess may not play the same position in the pros. After his performance today at the combine, Funchess may have solidified that belief. Funchess ran a 4.70 40-yard dash today at the Combine, a speed well below the preferred mark for … Read more

Devin Funchess Shows Off Next-Level Leaping Ability

Biding his time until the NFL scouting combine kicks off in Indianapolis on Wednesday, former Michigan wideout Devin Funchess took a moment to show off his hops, and color us impressed. During a recent trip to IGM Academy in Florida, the six-foot-five, 230-pound Farmington Hills Harrison product appeared to be in good shape from an athletic standpoint, … Read more

Michigan drops B1G opener, loses Little Brown Jug

After a bad loss last week at home against Utah that including a long rain delay, the Michigan Wolverines faced a slew of questions. Is Devin Gardner the right quarterback for the job? Should Shane Morris take over? Is Brady Hoke’s job on the line? Those questions had to be answered quickly as B1G play … Read more

Devin and Devin lead Michigan to victory

Looking to start the 2014 season on the right foot, the Michigan Wolverines opened up their season by hosting the Appalachian State Mountaineers. Former tight end turned wide receiver Devin Funchess debuted a new uniform number, number 1 in honor of former great Michigan wide receivers like Anthony Carter, David Terrell, and Braylon Edwards. Funchess … Read more

GAMEDAY: Appalachian State at Michigan

What: Michigan Wolverines(0-0) vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers(0-0) Time: 12:00 Where: Michigan Stadium Ann Arbor, MI Head coach Brady Hoke leads the Michigan Wolverines into the 2014 season trying to bounce back from an abysmal 7-6 season where they ended the season with a 31-14 loss to Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Quarterback … Read more