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Detroit Lions James Ihedigbo fined $16,000 for unnecessary roughness

Detroit Lions James Ihedigbo fined $16,000 for unnecessary roughness

ALLEN PARK — James Ihedigbo has been fined $16,000 for unnecessary roughness in Sunday’s win over the New York Jets. The Detroit Lions safety got the letter from the NFL just before practice on Thursday. He said he will appeal. “It changed the mood of my day a little bit,’’ said Ihedigbo who was clearly upset. The Detroit Lions safety said he was not penalized on the play. “I didn’t hit (Geno Smith) in the face, it was a legal hit. They said it was unnecessary roughness,’’ Ihedigbo said. “There’s two back judge referees standing right there on the...
New York Post Sep 28, 2014
Ex-Jet Ihedigbo hits, takes shots at Geno

Ex-Jet Ihedigbo hits, takes shots at Geno

Things are going wrong so quickly for the Jets that they gave James Ihedigbo, of all people, the chance to exact revenge Sunday afternoon and chirp about it, too. A...
Detroit Lions — James Ihedigbo strong in season debut

Detroit Lions — James Ihedigbo strong in season debut

It took a while for James Ihedigbo to show Lions fans exactly what he is all about. With no signs of rust, the strong safety played his first game this season and his first regular season game with the Lions in the 24-17 win over the Jets on Sunday in New Jersey. What a debut. Ihedigbo finished with five tackles, a sack and a forced fumble. Hello, Detroit. This hard-hitting veteran gave an immediate boost to a secondary that has had more than its share of injuries in the first three games. Ihedigbo — known as Diggs to his teammates — has been out with a neck injury,...

Detroit Lions — Calvin Johnson, Broyles, Ihedigbo active vs. Jets

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, will start and play today against the Jets at MetLife Stadium, per multiple reports. Johnson was able to practice on a limited basis on Friday. He injured his right ankle in the win over the Packers last Sunday. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles is active for the first time this season with the absence of tight end Joe Fauria who injured his ankle in a freak fall on Wednesday night. Also, as expected, safety James Ihedigbo will play his first game this season. The veteran safety, who is coming off a neck injury,...
Rotoworld Sep 27, 2014

James Ihedigbo probable to face Jets - James Ihedigbo (DB) Detroit Lions

Lions S James Ihedigbo (neck) is listed as probably for the Lions' Week 4 clash with the Jets.

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