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Detroit Lions — Reggie Bush out vs. Patriots; Pettigrew returns

Detroit Lions — Reggie Bush out vs. Patriots; Pettigrew returns

Reggie Bush expected to play today at New England, but will sit for the second straight week with an ankle sprain. It’s the fourth game Bush has missed with the wonky ankle. He practiced this week on a limited basis and was listed as questionable for today’s game. The streak continues for the Lions’ offense that has been without all of its skilled players since Week 3. Joique Bell will start and will share reps with Theo Riddick and fullback Jed Collins. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew returns after missing two of the last three games.  Kellen Davis will be inactive for the...
Pats Pulpit Nov 19, 2014

Week 12 Patriots vs Lions: How to Slow Detroit's Offense

The Patriots are facing a high flying offense that has been struggling this season. Here's how the units match up. Try and name the top five skill players on the Lions offense. You get Calvin Johnson (although he's been hurt and missed practice today). Golden Tate. Joique Bell. Reggie Bush (also out of practice). Who is the fifth? Is it a tight end? Brandon Pettigrew also missed practice and only has 68 yards on the season (ninth on the team). Rookie tight end Eric Ebron ranks eighth with 125 yards. Joe Fauria is averaging less than a target per game. Who is the third receiver? Their...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 17, 2014
Detroit Lions snap count report: Joseph Fauria barely sees field in return to action

Detroit Lions snap count report: Joseph Fauria barely sees field in return to action

The Detroit Lions were surprisingly without Brandon Pettigrew for Sunday's 14-6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, but the veteran's absence from the lineup was softened by the returns of Eric Ebron and Joseph Fauria. Ebron got the start, and...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 16, 2014
First-rounder Eric Ebron earns surprise start in return to Detroit Lions; Brandon Pettigrew out

First-rounder Eric Ebron earns surprise start in return to Detroit Lions; Brandon Pettigrew out

Joseph Fauria and Eric Ebron will make their return to the Detroit Lions on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. But the Lions will fall one man short of having all three tight ends on the same field for the first time since Week 3.
Pride Of Detroit Nov 16, 2014

Lions-Cardinals inactives: Brandon Pettigrew out

The Detroit Lions will surprisingly be without tight end Brandon Pettigrew on Sunday. Going into Sunday, the Detroit Lions were expected to have all of their tight ends available for the first time in a long time. It turns out that won't be the case, though. Eric Ebron and Joseph Fauria are finally ready to return from injuries, but Brandon Pettigrew is out once again. Pettigrew returned to game action last week and wasn't even on the injury report this week until Friday, but he apparently aggravated his foot injury. Aside from Pettigrew, the only real notable inactive is running back...
Detroit Lions — Reggie Bush, Brandon Pettigrew inactive vs. Cardinals

Detroit Lions — Reggie Bush, Brandon Pettigrew inactive vs. Cardinals

Reggie Bush won’t play against the Arizona Cardinals today. The Detroit Lions running back did not practice all week due to an ankle sprain that he tweaked a week ago in the win over the Dolphins. Bush worked out on the sidelines with trainers on Thursday and Friday while his teammates prepared for today’s game. Bush also missed games in Week 6 and Week 8. The Lions won’t have all their tight ends back. Brandon Pettigrew (foot) is inactive.  Joe Fauria and Eric Ebron return to action. Fauria has missed six games with an ankle sprain, while Ebron sat out three games with a...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 9, 2014

Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Dolphins

Lions notes looks at various tidbits from Sunday's win over the Miami Dolphins. As noted by Tom Leyden, the Detroit Lions are 7-2 for the first time since 1993. Quick injury update: Larry Warford, LaAdrian Waddle, Reggie Bush, Brandon Pettigrew and Don Muhlbach all suffered injuries during this game. Bush (on a limited basis), Pettigrew and Muhlbach all returned after their injuries, but Warford and Waddle were replaced by Travis Swanson and Cornelius Lucas, respectively. Waddle seemed to be dealing with a left leg injury, while Warford was actually carted to the locker room with a big...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 9, 2014
Calvin Johnson, Brandon Pettigrew make return to Detroit Lions; Joseph Fauria, Ryan Broyles out

Calvin Johnson, Brandon Pettigrew make return to Detroit Lions; Joseph Fauria, Ryan Broyles out

Brandon Pettigrew is back to provide some much-needed depth at tight end. Right tackle LaAdrian Waddle and tailback Reggie Bush are in the lineup too. And so is, of course, Calvin Johnson.
Pride Of Detroit Nov 9, 2014
Lions-Dolphins inactives: Brandon Pettigrew in, Joseph Fauria out

Lions-Dolphins inactives: Brandon Pettigrew in, Joseph Fauria out

Only one of the Detroit Lions' top three tight ends is active for Sunday's game. Coming out of the Detroit Lions' bye week, the hope was that at least two of their top three tight ends would return from injury. With two of them being declared questionable earlier in the week, it looked like there was a chance that a pair of them would be good to go on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Unfortunately for the Lions, only Brandon Pettigrew is actually returning this week. He's active, but Joseph Fauria and Eric Ebron are not. Ebron was previously declared doubtful, so his absence on Sunday is...
Detroit Lions — Brandon Pettigrew active while Fauria, Ebron will sit again

Detroit Lions — Brandon Pettigrew active while Fauria, Ebron will sit again

DETROIT — Tight end Brandon Pettigrew returns from a one-game absence for today’s game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field. Lions tight ends Joe Fauria and Eric Ebron will not play. Pettigrew missed the previous game with a foot injury.  It’s the sixth straight game that Fauria has missed with an ankle sprain due to a freak puppy-related incident. Ebron (hamstring) is inactive for the third straight game. Kellen Davis will be active for his second game with the Lions. With the return of Calvin Johnson, wide receiver Ryan Broyles is inactive against the...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 7, 2014

Lions-Dolphins injury report: Joseph Fauria, Brandon Pettigrew declared questionable

Two Detroit Lions tight ends have been declared questionable and one has been declared doubtful for Sunday's game. None of the Detroit Lions' tight ends have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins, but there's no guarantee that any of them will actually play. I say that because Eric Ebron is doubtful and Joseph Fauria and Brandon Pettigrew are questionable. Ebron will likely be sidelined at least one more week, and although there's a chance that both Fauria and Pettigrew could return this week, it's a 50-50 chance at this point with them being declared questionable. On...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 7, 2014
Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron doubtful, Joesph Fauria and Brandon Pettigrew questionable vs. Dolphins

Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron doubtful, Joesph Fauria and Brandon Pettigrew questionable vs. Dolphins

There's no guarantee any of Detroit's top three tight ends play against the Dolphins this Sunday.
Detroit Lions early notes: Optimism on tight ends; Nick Fairley still in evaluation process

Detroit Lions early notes: Optimism on tight ends; Nick Fairley still in evaluation process

ALLEN PARK — Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he’s hopeful that one or two of the tight ends will be able to play on Sunday. Joe Fauria (ankle) has missed five games while Brandon Pettigrew (foot) and Eric Ebron (hamstring) missed the last game. All three tight ends practiced on a limited basis on Thursday. Fauria was the only one who also worked on Wednesday. Caldwell wouldn’t say if Fauria had a better chance to go than the other two. — Nick Fairley is still in evaluation process according to Caldwell. “Right now it’s non-surgical procedure at this point and we’ll see...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 6, 2014

Lions injury report: Eric Ebron, Brandon Pettigrew return to practice

It's a miracle! All three of the Detroit Lions' injured tight ends practiced on Thursday. Considering how banged up the Detroit Lions have been this season, you might want to sit down for this news. Ready? Okay, good... Only one Lions player didn't practice on Thursday. Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson, Joseph Fauria and LaAdrian Waddle previously returned to practice on Wednesday, and Eric Ebron and Brandon Pettigrew both returned on Thursday. This left Nick Fairley as the only Lions player sidelined from practice. The big news here is that all three of the Lions' top tight ends were on the...

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