Former player Geoff Schwartz calls out Detroit Lions for ‘stupid’ weight-loss punishment

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If you were not aware, players in the NFL have certain weight expectations and they are expected to meet expectations or face potential fines from their team. According to former NFL player Geoff Schwartz, he was once fined by Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions for being 1 lb overweight. In a tweet, Schwartz posted … Read more

Geoff Schwartz blames Lions rookies awesome play for him being cut

Veteran offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was cut by the Detroit Lions after, as he put it, the rookies on the team played him out of a job. He understood that it was just business, and it wasn’t anything personal. Schwartz had high praise for the professional manner in which the Lions broke the unfortunate news … Read more

Jim Caldwell comments on Lions’ wide receiver situation after cuts

After a round of cuts on Monday, 10 cuts in total, the Detroit Lions roster is now at 78 players. Three more moves need to be made before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline to get the team to the league’s 75 player mandate, although wide receiver Corey Fuller‘s ultimate move to the physically unable to perform list … Read more

DeAndre Levy on league usage of opioid painkillers: ‘I think it’s something that needs to be addressed’

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy, who has been extremely vocal about his stance on CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), is now taking a stand on opioid painkillers and their usage across the league. “I think it’s something that needs to be addressed,” he told the Detroit Free Press. “I know players, former, current and it was a time where it was … Read more

Matthew Stafford is now the oldest projected offensive starter on Lions

It’s crazy how time goes by. When Matthew Stafford took the field for the Detroit Lions for the first time he was just a young man. Now, he is one of the veteran leaders on the Lions offense. The average age of the Lions 11 projected starters on offense is 24.9 years old. Stafford is … Read more

Lions GM Bob Quinn on Geoff Schwartz: ‘He’s primarily a guard, first and foremost.’

Detroit Lions General Manager Bob Quinn has made some nice moves in his first off-season as the organization’s decision maker, but the elephant in the room is that Quinn has not yet addressed the team’s biggest hole, the left tackle position. Detroit missed out on free agent Russell Okung who seemed like a perfect fit … Read more