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59 Tahir Whitehead OLB

Detroit Lions

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
11%9%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
4210000

Player Updates

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Tahir Whitehead takes over at MLB for Lions
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Lions have decided to move Tahir Whitehead into the starting lineup at middle linebacker, replacing the injured Stephen Tulloch, who is out for the season due to a knee injury.

"It puts you right in the middle of the defense," Whitehead said, per ESPN. "It allows you to be able to flow sideline to sideline, as you saw with Tully over the years, make a lot of plays playing in the middle. It frees you up to do a lot."

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/8/14NYG0000
29/14/14CAR0000
39/21/14GB0000
49/28/14NYJ0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
510/5/14BUF1:00 pm
610/12/14@ MIN1:00 pm
710/19/14NO1:00 pm
810/26/14@ ATL9:30 am
Bye: Week 9
1011/9/14MIA1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ ARI4:25 pm
1211/23/14@ NE1:00 pm
1311/27/14CHI12:30 pm
1412/7/14TB1:00 pm
1512/14/14MIN1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ GB1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Detroit Lions14118.030000.0000
2013Detroit Lions1697.020000.0000
2014Detroit Lions4219.0120000.0000
TOTAL344124.0170000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Detroit Lions1400100000
2013Detroit Lions1600100000
2014Detroit Lions400000000
TOTAL3400200000
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/242
Birthdate:
4/2/1990
Age:
24
Hometown:
Jersey City, NJ, USA
School:
Temple
NFL Experience:
3
Awards:
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