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  1. Pettigrew's role in Lombardi's offense

    Tom Carpenter

    Tight end Brandon Pettigrew tested free agency but decided to return to the Detroit Lions on a four-year deal. Per Tim Twentyman of, Pettigrew said he is looking forward to a bigger role in the Lions offense this season. "I think ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. Pettigrew made sense to return to Detroit

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions are bringing back Brandon Pettigrew and this ensures one thing in Detroit: While the team will have an offense that might look schematically like the New Orleans Saints' offense, this guarantees it won't be Saints-like. At least ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. Caldwell mum on Pettigrew's future

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Brandon Pettigrew presents a conundrum for the Detroit Lions. On one side, Pettigrew is one of the tight ends in the NFL who can run routes and also line up on the offensive line and block oncoming defenders. But with what Detroit ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  4. Week 5 Fantasy Football waiver wire - Rashad Jennings, Tashard Ch...

    Christopher Harris

    ESPN's Christopher Harris lists some top waiver-wire targets for Week 5, including Rashad Jennings, Roy Helu and Danny Woodhead.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  5. Fantasy Football 2013 - Brandon Myers among top 5 undervalued TEs...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner examines the top five undervalued tight ends in fantasy this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  6. Best tight ends of 2016: Kyle Rudolph

    Kevin Seifert

    In conjunction with its Future Power Rankings, you might have noticed that's Insider group is posting its projected top 10 players at each position in 2016. Obviously it can't include those who haven't entered the league yet, but I was parti...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. Lions-Saints: Penalties and success

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions this season have provided anecdotal evidence of what has long been asserted through statistical analysis: Penalty totals don't necessarily correlate with winning percentage. The Lions ranked third in the NFL this season in accept...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  8. Lions-Saints: Blitzing Matthew Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    Please trust me when I tell you I had some big plans for Detroit Lions coverage Tuesday as their first playoff game in 11 years approaches. But the rapid-fire release of news this morning, first the firing of Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Ang...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  9. The top five tight ends in the NFL

    Matt Williamson

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. ranks the top five tight ends in the NFL. Rob Gronkowski leads the list.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  10. Detroit Lions face benching for post-play fouls, source says

    Lions coach Jim Schwartz reminded his team in a Saturday night meeting that he expects his team to play a clean, smart, aggressive game against the Vikings and he well-defined a new zero tolerance policy for post-whistle personal foul penalties.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2011
  11. Fines pile up for Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Based on my math, which is admittedly shaky at times, the Detroit Lions are approaching the threshold for a $75,000 franchise fine from the NFL. As we've discussed before, the league instituted a new policy this season to provide teams incentive f...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  12. Brandon Pettigrew of Detroit Lions fined $25K for abusing officia...

    Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for abusive conduct toward an official in Sunday's game at New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  13. Digging deeper on the Lions' penalties

    Kevin Seifert

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz has gone to great lengths this week to classify his team's penalty problems. He said Monday, in fact, that he is concerned about two kinds of penalties -- those that occur before the snap and after the whistle -- and ...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  14. Brandon Pettigrew of Detroit Lions apologizes for bumping referee...

    Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew says he's sorry for his actions in last weekend's loss at New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  15. Jim Schwartz hints at further discipline

    Kevin Seifert

    I just got done catching up on Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz's nearly-30 minute news conference with local reporters Monday. Without saying it directly, Schwartz clearly paved the way for further discipline against the three players who committed ...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  16. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After Detroit Lions' 31-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints, here are three issues that merit further examination: Lions coach Jim Schwartz benched right tackle Gosder Cherilus in Week 2 because of a personal-foul penalty he committed at the end of...

    Blog | December 05, 2011