BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns released left tackle Desmond Harrison, who started eight games as a rookie last season.
Harrison was let go Wednesday, a day after coach Freddie Kitchens said...
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UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Breshad Perriman, CB E.J. Gaines, LB Ray-Ray Armstrong, OG Earl Watford, WR Rod Streater.
Browns re-sign LT Greg Robinson after strong season
CLEVELAND (AP) — Greg Robinson resurrected his career and resolved a major problem for the Browns last season.
He'll try for an encore.
Robinson, a former high draft pick whose days in...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have signed offensive lineman Greg Robinson, a 2014 first-round draft pick with the Rams.
The 6-foot-5, 330-pound Robinson was the No. 2 overall pick that year out of Auburn. Robinson failed to live up to expectations with Los Angeles and was traded to Detroit before last season for a sixth-round pick.
Robinson started six games for the Lions before suffering a season-ending ankle injury.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have holes to fills on defense.
The Lions may look to address needs at defensive tackle, end and linebacker when the NFL draft resumes Friday night.
Detroit took care of a void in the first round, selecting Arkansas center Frank Ragnow with the No. 20 overall pick.
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UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DTs Haloti Ngata and Jordan Hill; LBs Tahir Whitehead, Nick Bellore, Dwight Freeney and LB Paul Worrilow; CBs D.J. Hayden and Nevin Lawson; C Travis Swanson; Ss Don Carey and S Tavon Wilson; TE Darren Fells; OTs Greg Robinson and Don Barclay; RB Mike James.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR TJ Jones; LB Brandon Copeland; OL Zac Kerin; RB Zach Zenner.
Lions release Greg Robinson, clear spot for Taylor Decker
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released injured offensive tackle Greg Robinson.
The team made the move Friday, ending Robinson's short stay with the team and clearing a spot for Taylor Decker's potential return.
Detroit acquired Robinson in a trade with the Los Angeles Rams last summer after Decker had a shoulder injury. Robinson started the first six games of the season before having an ankle injury.
Allen Park — The Lions wrapped up their week of practice without defensive end Ziggy Ansah (back), guard T.J. Lang (concussion) and linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin (ankle) on the field. All signs point to the trio missing Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
Allen Park – The Lions have waived-injured Greg Robinson.
The offensive tackle, acquired in an offseason trade from the Los Angeles Rams, started the first six games for the Lions this season, filling in for the injured Taylor Decker.
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Robinson suffered an ankle injury in the second half against the New Orleans Saints and sat the past two weeks. He was replaced by Brian Mihalik.
Allen Park — The Lions were down two players during Wednesday's practice, with defensive end Ziggy Ansah and linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin sitting out the session.
Ansah has been dealing with a knee injury all year. He spent all of training camp in the preseason on the physically unable to perform list and hasn't fully participated in a regular season practice.
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Green Bay, Wis. — The Detroit Lions will be without rookie receiver Kenny Golladay for a fifth straight game Monday night against the Green Bay Packers.
Golladay continues to nurse a hamstring injury. He returned to practice on Friday, in a limited capacity, and was ruled doubtful for the matchup.
Also out for the Lions: Safety Don Carey, linebacker Steve Longa, defensive end Jeremiah Valoaga, offensive tackle Greg Robinson and running backs Zach Zenner and Tion Green.
Lions OT Robinson out, WR Golladay doubtful against Packers
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled out offensive tackle Greg Robinson against the Green Bay Packers.
Robinson was unable to practice this week because of an ankle injury after missing the previous game.
The Lions (3-4) will likely be replaced Robinson at left tackle with Brian Mihalik at Green Bay (4-3) on Monday night .
Allen Park — Kenny Golladay is making positive progress toward a return, but the Lions rookie receiver is unlikely to play Monday night against the Green Bay Packers.
He returned to practice Saturday, in a limited capacity. It was the first time he's practiced since suffering a setback with his hamstring injury last week. Not surprisingly, he's been ruled doubtful for Monday's game.
Lions’ Decker practices for 1st time since shoulder injury
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions offensive tackle Taylor Decker has taken a step back in his comeback from a shoulder injury.
Decker returned to practice Wednesday and was taken off the physically unable to perform list. He hurt his right shoulder during an offseason workout with the team and had surgery in June.
Detroit – Lions wide Golden Tate is active for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, bucking early reports he would have to miss time with the shoulder injury he suffered against the New Orleans Saints two weeks ago.
Lions’ Tate active against Steelers despite shoulder issue
DETROIT (AP) — Golden Tate is active for the Detroit Lions in Sunday night's game against Pittsburgh despite a shoulder issue that limited the receiver in practice this past week.
Pittsburgh receiver Martavis Bryant is inactive after his social media outburst following a victory over Cincinnati last weekend.
Tate is the Lions' leader with 36 catches for 363 yards this season.
Allen Park — The Lions will be down to their third-string left tackle against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but could have their top wideout available for Sunday's primetime game at Ford Field.
The team ruled out left tackle Greg Robinson on Friday, meaning Brian Mihalik will likely make his first professional start. The converted college defensive lineman has appeared in all six games for the Lions, but primarily in a special teams role.
Tate questionable for Lions against Pittsburgh
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against Pittsburgh because of a shoulder injury.
Tate has been limited in practice this week. He is Detroit's leading receiver, with 36 catches for 363 yards on the season.
Detroit receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring) has been ruled out for this weekend's game, and so have tackles Greg Robinson (ankle) and Emmett Cleary (ankle).
Allen Park — It appears Kenny Golladay has had a setback. The Lions rookie wide receiver was not on the practice field on Thursday, still dealing with the hamstring injury he suffered a month ago.
Golladay returned to practice, in a limited capacity, on Oct. 11. It was thought the bye week would provide him the necessary time to heal, but this latest development puts his status for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in doubt.
Allen Park — The Lions made a change at the back of the offensive tackle depth chart Thursday, signing Dan Skipper off the practice squad and releasing Bryce Harris. To take Skipper's spot on the practice squad, the Lions re-signed Storm Norton.
Allen Park — At one of the most important positions on the field, the Lions could be starting a relative unknown this week.
Meet Brian Mihalik.
In his second stint with the Lions after being claimed off waivers prior to the start of the regular season, the former defensive lineman is in line to be protecting quarterback Matthew Stafford's blindside if starting left tackle Greg Robinson's ankle doesn't heal quickly.
Allen Park — Lions wide receiver Golden Tate made a surprising return to practice Wednesday.
He's currently dealing with an AC joint sprain, according to the NFL Network, which also reported it would sideline him a couple weeks.
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Allen Park — For NFL ironman Glover Quin, it appears the bye week couldn't have come at a better time.
The Lions safety suffered a concussion in the third quarter of the team's Week 6 loss to the New Orleans Saints, after colliding with teammate A'Shawn Robinson. But Quin was on the practice field Monday, suggesting there's a good chance he'll be able to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend.
Allen Park — The Detroit Lions made a trio of transactions Wednesday, including bringing back sixth-round draft pick Brad Kaaya. The Lions claimed the rookie quarterback back off waivers from the Carolina Panthers.
Detroit also announced the signings of defensive end Jacquies Smith and offensive tackle Bryce Harris. To clear room on the roster, the team released three defensive linemen — George Johnson, Caraun Reid and Datone Jones.
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New faces: OT Rick Wagner, OG T.J. Lang, OT Greg Robinson, DE Cornelius Washington, rookie LB Jarrad Davis, rookie CB Teez Tabor.
Key losses: OT Riley Reiff, OG Larry Warford, LB DeAndre Levy, DE Kerry Hyder, WR Anquan Boldin.
Lions, Colts ready for games to begin after joint practices
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Detroit Lions got exactly what they needed from a long weekend in Indianapolis.
Two practices against another team provided a fresh perspective on the progression they've made in training camp — and a valuable preview of what to expect in Sunday's preseason opener against the Colts.
"It was excellent. I can't tell you how valuable these sessions have been for us," coach Jim Caldwell said after the second joint practice in two days.
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OPEN CAMP: July 30, Allen Park, Michigan.
LAST YEAR: Lost last four games, including playoffs at Seattle, after surging atop division with eight wins in nine-game stretch. Made NFL history by rallying from fourth-quarter deficits to win eight games. Matthew Stafford had highest passer rating of career despite Calvin Johnson's retirement and injured finger on throwing hand.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Greg Robinson is thankful to have a fresh start that the Detroit Lions were desperate to give him.
"It's really refreshing," Robinson said.
Detroit attempted to bolster its offensive line, to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker, by acquiring Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams.
"It was a big surprise," Robinson said Thursday morning. "I found out last night. Quick turnaround, but I'm looking forward to the opportunity."
Rams decide against late-season position switch for Robinson
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Greg Robinson is a dilemma that will have to be resolved by the Los Angeles Rams' next coaching staff.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 draft likely won't be benched for the third time this year in the Rams' season finale, interim coach John Fassel said Tuesday. Robinson also won't play a new position after spending the past 2 1/2 seasons at left tackle, where he has been among the NFL's most-penalized players.
Tampa Bay RB Martin sits in coach’s decision vs. New Orleans
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to keep their playoff hopes alive without running back Doug Martin.
The Buccaneers deactivated Martin on Sunday against New Orleans in what team officials called a coach's decision. Martin had not been on the Buccaneers' injury report as Tampa Bay (8-6) needed a win along with lots of help to remain alive for a wild-card berth.
Rams LT Robinson eager to return from team-enforced break
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Greg Robinson's mother and grandmother were among more than 50 of his friends and family members in the Superdome stands last weekend to watch the Louisiana native's homecoming with the Los Angeles Rams.
Unfortunately, Robinson had to watch as well. He was deactivated by coach Jeff Fisher, who decided the Rams' prized left tackle needed a break from competition after an uneven season.
Rams rookie receiver Pharoh Cooper out with shoulder injury
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams rookie receiver Pharoh Cooper probably will miss the regular-season opener after getting hurt in an exhibition game Saturday.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday night that Cooper has an injured shoulder.
Cooper has two receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown in the Rams' first three preseason games. The fourth-round pick from South Carolina also has returned four punts for Los Angeles.