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Pride Of Detroit May 30, 2016

Did the Detroit Lions improve at tight end in 2016?

Will Eric Ebron's progression be enough to elevate the tight end position in 2016? "Did the Lions improve?" is our latest series analyzing the Detroit Lions' roster in comparison to their 7-9 2015 season. Next up, we look at the wide receiver position. 2015 TEs: Brandon Pettigrew, Eric Ebron, Tim Wright, Bear Pascoe 2016 TEs: Brandon Pettigrew, Eric Ebron, Matthew Mulligan, Adam Fuehne, Cole Wick The tight end position is very much a position still in flux. With Brandon Pettigrew still on the mend from a torn ACL, and even Eric Ebron battling an unknown injury, the Lions could make a few...
Grand Rapids Press May 26, 2016
Ameer Abdullah might miss all of OTAs; Golden Tate, Eric Ebron also out

Ameer Abdullah might miss all of OTAs; Golden Tate, Eric Ebron also out

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions were missing a cavalcade of players when they wrapped up the first round of OTAs on Thursday, including several key pieces on offense. Tailback Ameer Abdullah, receiver Golden Tate and tight end Brandon Pettigrew...
Pride Of Detroit May 16, 2016

Lions notes: Is Brandon Pettigrew's spot on the roster safe?

Today's notes consist of Brandon Pettigrew's future, Jarryd Hayne's retirement and more. Bleacher Report made a list containing the best player that could get cut for each NFL team. For the Detroit Lions, they make the case that Brandon Pettigrew's time in Detroit could be over and there could be an injury settlement made. Pro Football Focus is backpedaling faster than Darius Slay. Their new list consists of 10 players that are poised to make their first appearance on their Top 101 players list next year. Ezekiel Ansah is listed as No. 1 and Golden Tate also makes an appearance at No....
Pride Of Detroit May 11, 2016

Brandon Pettigrew plans to be ready by training camp

After tearing his ACL in December, it looks like the Lions tight end may be ready earlier than presumed. It was just December when Brandon Pettigrew tore his ACL in St. Louis against the Rams. The injury was Pettigrew's second ACL tear to the same knee. In the aftermath, the Detroit Lions were decimated at the tight end position. Just Eric Ebron and Tim Wright were on the roster before the Lions added Bear Pascoe. But Pascoe was never part of the team's plans and the Lions chose not to re-sign him. Looking to 2016, it seemed logical the Lions would find a replacement for Pettigrew. No...

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