PRO:Rookie tight end who missed his first NFL season due to injury.
2012:Spent his rookie season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, but was placed on Reserve/Injured for the duration of the regular season after suffering a torn MCL in Week 3 of preseason.
COLLEGE:Four-year letterman at North Dakota State where he was named team captain as a senior for the Bison. Career totals include 49 receptions, 584 yards and seven touchdowns.
2011:Tallied 26 receptions for 331 yards and three touchdowns as a senior. Named Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Academic Honorable Mention.
Calvin Johnson said he’s getting better and the decision to play on Sunday will be both his and the coaches
Last year the Jaguars had all but decided Veldman would be their third tight end before he tore his ACL in the third preseason game and was placed on injured reserve
Washington State DT Xavier Cooper, who the Lions brought in on a pre-draft visit, talks at the NFL Combine about his decision to leave school early for the draft and his days playing soccer.
Tori Petry and Tim Twentyman discuss what declining to franchise tag Ndamukong Suh means for the Lions and how it affects the chances of Suh staying in Detroit.
Monday's franchise tag deadline is quickly approaching. Hear what Chris Mortensen, Albert Breer and John Clayton had to say at the NFL Combine about whether or not Suh is worth the price tag for the Lions to keep him.
Tori Petry reports on the unique peer support program the Lions have created to help guide alumni through the challenges that come with retiring from football.