The Lions received some disappointing news today when 12 year veteran left tackle, Jeff Backus announced his retirement. In addition to losing Backus, the Lions let right tackle Gosder Cherilus walk in free agency. Many mock drafts are projecting Luke Joeckel, OT, out of Texas A&M to be the first overall pick in the draft. [...]
Chips in the NFL
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Player personnel representatives from 26 National Football League franchises descended upon Mount Pleasant and the Chippewas’ Indoor Athletic Center on Monday for Central Michigan football’s annual Pro Day. Fifteen members of CMU’s 2012 team that won seven games and captured a Little Caesars Pizza Bowl championship worked out for coaches and [...]
CMU is sending just one participant to the 2013 NFL combine, left tackle Eric Fisher. Fisher has been a steady riser in ESPN mock drafts and has been projected as high as #5. CMU’s pro day will be held on March 11th in Mount Pleasant, MI. There will be an abnormal amount of NFL interest [...]
Former Chippewa offensive linemen, Joe Staley enjoys the weather in Green Bay, WI during San Francisco’s win over the Packers.
ESPN.com is reporting that the Bengals have release Jordan Palmer which means Dan LeFevour is a near lock for a roster spot as the Bengals 3rd string quarterback. Congratulations to Dan LeFevour! More updates coming on other Chips in the NFL. [click here to read the story]
Jeff Maddux was a contending for a Detroit Lions roster spot and was doing quite well. Many around the web felt it was his job to lose. In the beginning of the week however, Jeff suffered an ankle injury that ultimately cost him a job with the Detroit Lions. Although the injury is not career [...]