PRO:Began his NFL career on the Detroit Lions practice squad in 2012.
COLLEGE:A two-time first team All-Mountain West selection, Messina finished his career with the Lobos as the Mountain West all-time leader in tackles with 454, as well as third on the school’s career tackles list.
2011:First team All- Mountain West after leading the conference in tackles with 142 for the third-consecutive season, also finishing tied for sixth nationally.
2010:Second team All-Mountain West.
2009:Named first team All-Mountain West in addition to Honorable Mention All-America recognition by both CollegeFootballNews.com and SI.com.
2008:Made his lone start in week six at Wyoming as a redshirt freshman and had 35 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks on the season.
Running back Reggie Bush sat out practice Thursday but told media members on Wednesday he plans on playing Monday night vs. Baltimore
The Philadelphia Eagles offense started to get hot last week around the same time Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah left the game with a shoulder injury
On Friday, December 20, Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles will host Bowling with Broyles Fundraiser at the Emagine Lanes (200 N Main) in Royal Oak to raise funds for the Ryan Broyles Foundation that will help support families in need this holiday season. Anyone that brings a toy to donate at the door will be put in a drawing for Detroit Lions autographed items.
Former WR Herman Moore goes one-on-one with WR Jeremy Ross on playing against his former team, his performance at Philadelphia and what will it take to win the divisional title.