PRO:Spent his rookie season in Kansas City on Reserve/Injured after suffering a hip flexor injury.
COLLEGE:Started 20-of-25 games in two seasons at Alabama, tallying 74 tackles (53 solo), including eight tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, one interception for a touchdown and 16 passes defensed.
2011:Started all 13 games for the Crimson Tide as a senior where he finished the season with 41 tackles (27 solo), 1.5 sacks, one interception returned 25 yards for a touchdown, one fumble recovery and 12 passes defensed.
2010:Saw seven starts in 12 games played as a junior, totaling 33 tackles (26 solo), including a secondary-leading 33 tackles (26 solo). Also recorded two sacks and four pass break-ups.
2009:Made 51 tackles (36 solo) and had one interception in his final season at Copiah-Lincoln and was ranked as the No. 6 junior college prospect by Super Prep Magazine.
One of these days – much sooner than later, head coach Jim Caldwell expects – the Lions will get a return on the heavy investment they’ve made to build their offensive line.
The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that they were awarded LB Jayson DiManche via waivers from Cincinnati and waived LB Dominique Tovell.
The Lions announced today that they have placed WR Corey Fuller and TE Brandon Pettigrew on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform and waived CB Brandon McGee.
Head coach Jim Caldwell talks about the importance of the preseason game against the Bills when making final roster decisions as well as the development of several players.
Head coach Jim Caldwell and Lions players give their reactions to the news that retired Lion Calvin Johnson will be joining the Dancing with the Stars cast.