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Top Da'Shawn Hand News

  • Da'Shawn Hand: Waived with injury settlement

    The Lions have waived Hand (groin) off injured reserve with an injury settlement, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Hand was placed on injured reserve Nov. 23 after suffering a groin injury during the team's Week 11 loss to the Browns. With Hand off the team, Nick Williams will likely be asked to take on a larger role on the defensive line. Hand will be free to join another team when his injury is cleared.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Placed on IR

    Hand (groin) was moved to injured reserve Tuesday.

    The defensive end suffered the injury on Sunday against the Browns and will now miss at least three weeks before he can be activated from IR. While Hand is out, Nick Williams will likely be asked to take on a larger role on the defensive line.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Questionable to return

    Hand (groin) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Browns.

    Hand exited the game in the second half and did not record any stats. Nick Williams should step into a bigger role so long as Hand is sidelined.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Activated ahead of Week 8

    Hand (groin) has been activated from IR ahead of Sunday's game against the Eagles.

    Hand has missed the entire season up to this point with the groin issue. Upon his return, the Lions' starting defensive line stands to be at full strength for the first time all year.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Nearing return

    Hand (groin) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Hand has been dealing with the injury since the beginning of training camp, but he appears to be nearing a return. He can now practice with the team and must be activated within the next 21 days to have a chance to return this season.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Out at least another week

    Coach Dan Campbell said Monday that Hand (groin) won't return from injured reserve this week, Justin Rogers of Detroit News reports.

    Hand has been dealing with a groin injury since the beginning of training camp and was placed on injured reserve at the start of September. The 25-year-old is eligible to return from injured reserve at any point, but if he isn't added to the active roster within 21 days of being activated, then he will revert back to injured reserve for the remainder of the season.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Running on sidelines

    Hand (groin) was seen running on the sidelines during practice this week, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

    Hand is on injured reserve due to a groin injury he sustained during training camp. Any sort of increased activity level is good news for the defensive end, who will first be eligible to come off IR in Week 4 against Chicago.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Sent to IR

    Detroit placed Hand (groin) on injured reserve Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Hand has been sidelined since suffering a groin injury Aug. 10, and he will now be forced to miss at least the first three weeks of the season. The defensive end's first chance to retake the field will come Oct. 3 versus the Bears.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Long shot for Week 1

    Hand (groin) seems like a long shot to be ready for Week 1, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. "Obviously [Hand's injury] ended up being a little more than we thought it would be," head coach Dan Campbell said. "So he's going to be out here for a little bit. There again, we're kind of hoping that this thing, maybe we get him back before the season starts but we'll see where it goes."

    Hand has been sidelined since injuring his groin in practice Aug. 10. Second-round rookie Levi Onwuzurike likely will need to handle a significant role from the jump with Michael Brockers (undisclosed) also on the mend from an injury.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Hobbles ankle in practice

    Hand left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury, Justin Rogers of the Detroit News reports.

    The 25-year-old is not expected to miss a lot of time with the injury, according to coach Dan Campbell. Last season, Hand played in 10 games for the Lions, tallying 19 tackles and one forced fumble. Assuming he gets healthy for the 2021 season, the fourth-year defensive end figures to be a key depth piece in the pass-rush rotation this season.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Shifts to injured reserve

    Hand (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

    The 25-year-old picked up the ankle injury during last week's loss to the Packers and will miss the final three games of the season. Hand finishes 2020 with 19 tackles (12 solo) and one forced fumble in 10 games.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Sidelined for Week 15

    Hand (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Titans.

    Hand will sit out for the fourth time in five games. With Everson Griffen on the COVID-19 list, Romeo Okwara and Austin Bryant figure to log substantial workloads while Frank Herron rotates in.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Ready to roll for Week 14

    Hand (groin) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Packers.

    Hand sat out his third consecutive game last Sunday against the Bears, but the 25-year-old's return to the lineup bolsters Detroit's defensive front for another divisional showdown. The Alabama product has just one start to his name in the 2020 campaign, but he's fielded more than 40 percent of the defensive workload in each of his nine appearances, collecting 16 tackles and a forced fumble.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Will miss third straight game

    Hand (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.

    Hand will miss a third consecutive game and was again unable to practice at all this week. At this point, he's far from a lock to return against the Packers in Week 14.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Out against Texans

    Hand (groin) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Texans, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

    Hand is poised to miss a second straight game after missing practice all week. Romeo Okwara will start at defensive end, and Everson Griffen figures to start on the other side of the line.

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  • Lions' Da'Shawn Hand: Sitting out Week 11

    Hand (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Panthers.

    Hand will miss his first game of the season. The 25-year-old will join fellow defensive end Austin Bryant (thigh) on the eventual inactive list, leaving Romeo Okwara and Everson Griffen to start at the position Sunday. Frank Herron was also elevated from the practice squad to add depth.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 297 lbs
Birthplace: Philadephia, PA
Age: 26
Class: Senior