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AFC Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 12-5-0
5-1-0 12-5-0
5-1-0 11-6-0
4-2-0 10-7-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
4-2-0 9-7-1
3-3-0 9-8-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 8-9-0
1-5-0 8-9-0
1-5-0 7-10-0
0-6-0 4-13-0
3-3-0 4-13-0
1-5-0 3-14-0

2021 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 6 0.0 0 0 0
Post Season

Top Kevin Strong News

  • Kevin Strong: Waived by Detroit

    Strong was waived by the Lions on Saturday.

    Strong had made it back from IR after a concussion but never returned to the field for the Lions. He'll look to latch on elsewhere or perhaps find a spot on Detroit's practice squad.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Returns from IR

    Strong was activated from injured reserve Tuesday.

    The defensive end suffered a concussion Week 1 versus the 49ers and was placed on IR after suffering a setback in Week 3. Strong is expected to make his return to the field following the Lions' Week 9 bye. In his one contest this season, the 25-year-old made three tackles while playing 24 defensive snaps.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Designated to return from IR

    Strong (concussion) returned to practice from injured reserve Wednesday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    Strong suffered a concussion during the first week of the season, and, after suffering a setback, he was placed on injured reserve after Week 3. The 25-year-old defensive lineman will have a 21-day period to be added to the active roster, and, if he's not, he will return to injured reserve for the remainder of the season.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Put on IR

    Strong (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

    Strong will sit out until Week 6 against the Bengals at the earliest. He was a full participant in Thursday's practice after sitting out against the Packers in Week 2, but Strong appears to have suffered a substantial setback in his recovery and will miss at least three weeks as a result.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Won't play against Ravens

    Strong (concussion) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against Baltimore, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    Strong will miss a second consecutive game due to the concussion, and his next opportunity to play will come in Week 4 against the Bears. He had been trending in the right direction, but it's unclear whether Strong suffered a setback or just isn't quite ready for game action yet.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Full practice Thursday

    Strong (concussion) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Chris Burke of The Athletic reports.

    Strong hasn't officially cleared the NFL's five-step concussion protocol, but he should be ready for Sunday's game against the Ravens barring a setback. Strong recorded 15 tackles (10 solo) and a sack last season, and he posted three solo tackles in Week 1.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Out Monday

    Strong (concussion) will not play in Monday's matchup with the Packers, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

    Strong will remain in the league's concussion protocol for the time being with his next chance to suit up coming in Week 3. Levi Onwuzurike could see some more opportunities on the field as a result of his absence.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Picks up injury Sunday

    Strong (undisclosed) left Sunday's game against the 49ers, according to Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site.

    Strong picked up an injury in the second half, but no further details have been delivered except the fact that he got injured on the same play where Jeff Okudah (undisclosed) went down. It remains to be seen whether he'll be able to return before the end of the contest.

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  • Kevin Strong: Reverts to practice squad

    Strong reverted back to the Lions' practice squad Monday, according to the NFL's official transaction report.

    Strong was called up to the active roster ahead of Sunday's loss to the Packers, playing in 13 of the 73 defensive snaps. He'll now return to the practice squad but could be called upon again if the Lions need some defensive line depth ahead of gameday.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Drops to IR

    The Lions placed Strong (ribs) on injured reserve Tuesday.

    Strong suffered a rib injury during this past Sunday's loss to the Bears, and the issue is severe enough to shut down the undrafted rookie for the season. The defensive tackle suited up in eight games this year, recording five tackles (three solo) and a pass breakup.

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  • Lions' Kevin Strong: Won't return Sunday

    Strong (ribs) suffered a rib injury and won't return to Sunday's game against the Bears, Michael Rothstein of reports.

    Strong has served in a respectable role for the Lions this season, but he didn't record a tackle before leaving Week 10's contest. He'll look to shake off this injury before Week 11's matchup against the Cowboys.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 295 lbs
Birthplace: Cleveland, TX
Age: 25
School: Texas-San Antonio
Experience: 4