Detroit at Philadelphia

 
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    In his rookie season, the one thing Detroit Lions' rookie runner Ameer Abdullah did consistently was run the football on kickoffs, so it would make sense that Abdullah
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    Thirty-eight players reported to Philadelphia Eagles training camp today, according to the team's website. All rookies were scheduled to report Sunday. In addition,
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    This week, the Detroit Lions get back to work for Training Camp in Allen Park. Every day, we're getting you ready by discussing the biggest issues of the team heading
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    The Detroit Lions will return to regular work in Allen Park soon, which means it's time for the return of the PUP list. This week, the Lions placed wideout Corey
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    Todd Bowles previously assigned a vague deadline for Ryan Fitzpatrick to return as the starter
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    Offensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    412.2
    383.4
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    322.0
    251.2
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    90.2
    132.2
    Points Per Game
    25.0
    16.0
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    36.5
    40.0
    Time of
    Possession
    31:48
    31:07
    Lions
    Eagles

    Defensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    315.8
    307.2
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    213.0
    209.4
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    102.8
    97.8
    Points Per Game
    28.5
    19.8
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    34.0
    30.3
    Lions
    Eagles
  • Detroit Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    07/11/16RBAmeer AbdullahShoulderPROBABLEAbdullah (shoulder) will be ready for the start of training camp, which kicks off Friday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

    The Lions will place a trio of players on the preseason PUP list -- WR Corey Fuller (foot), TE Brandon Pettigrew (knee), and OT Corey Robinson (undisclosed) -- but Abdullah has avoided such an honor. Alas, Abdullah's recovery from offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum has followed the intended path, which should afford him every opportunity to solidify himself as the clear-cut No. 1 back. His rookie campaign was a roller-coaster ride, to say the least, yet he still finished with respectable output, namely 4.2 yards per carry and 25 receptions on 38 targets in 16 games.

    (Updated 07/24/2016)
    07/11/16TEEric EbronUndisclosedPROBABLEEbron has been sidelined at OTAs due to an undisclosed injury, Tim Twentyman of Detroitlions.com reports.

    The Lions will wrap up OTAs on Friday, then begin a three-day mandatory minicamp next Tuesday. Although Ebron has missed the entirety of OTAs, there hasn't been any indication his injury is serious, and he has still been present as an observer. With Calvin Johnson retired and the Lions lacking other pass-game options at tight end, Ebron figures to be a key piece in the aerial attack this season under offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter.

    (Updated 06/07/2016)
    07/11/16TEBrandon PettigrewKneeQUESTIONABLEPettigrew has been placed on the physically unable to perform list prior to the start of Detroit's training camp.

    Pettigrew has been recovering from a ACL tear he suffered in December of last season. Though he's made steady progress, he isn't ready to practice quite yet, but he will participate with the team in all meetings during the preseason and training camp. He'll be looking to return as soon as possible to compete with Eric Ebron and Tim Wright, who'll share first team reps while Pettigrew is sidelined.

    (Updated 07/24/2016)
    04/27/16LBDeAndre LevyHipPROBABLELevy (hip) "shows no signs of the hip injury that limited him", Mike O'Hara of the Lion's official site reports.

    Levy was seen running stride-for-stride with TE Eric Ebron, and evidently appears to be be nearing his 2014 form. That season, Levy racked up 117 solo tackles - 16 more than anyone else - and finished second in the league in total tackles (only behind Luke Kuechly). Should Levy make a full recovery and maneuver through the rest of the offseason without any setbacks, he will undoubtedly re-bolster a Lions defense that finished 19th in the league against the run in 2015.

    (Updated 06/14/2016)
    Philadelphia Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    07/11/16DBRon BrooksNeckPROBABLEBrooks (neck) will compete with Norman Carroll for the starting job opposite newly-acquired Leodis McKelvin, NJ.com reports.

    Brooks ended the 2015 campaign on IR after dealing with neck, shoulder and head injuries during the season. However, his main competition, Norman Carroll, is also coming off an injury-ravaged season as well. Fellow CB Eric Rowe also figures to be in on the competition, but offseason reviews suggest he isn't a realistic candidate to start. Conceivably, as both Brooks and Carroll enter training camp after an offseason of rehab, this competition could come down to the last man standing should either player suffer a setback.

    (Updated 07/13/2016)
    04/27/16DBNolan CarrollAnklePROBABLECarroll (ankle) claims his ankle was never broken, and although he never revealed the true specifics of the ankle injury he suffered last November, he is now fully healed and ready to resume practicing, NJ.com reports.

    After roughing up his lower leg last November against the Eagles, Carroll was placed on injured reserve with what was believed to be a broken ankle. A clean break could have required a significantly longer rehab process, but with Carroll evidencing his health with a video of himself sprinting up stairs, the veteran corner should be available as soon as training camp.

    (Updated 07/13/2016)
    04/27/16DLBennie LoganCalfPROBABLELogan (calf) was placed on IR on Saturday, Philadelphia Inquirer writer Jeff McLane reports.

    Logan is a fine run-stopping interior lineman and his absence leaves Philadelphia a bit more vulnerable at the nose tackle position against the Giants.

    (Updated 01/02/2016)
 
 
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