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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:43:34 -0700
Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. DT Nick Fairley (biceps), SS James Ihedigbo (neck), DE George Johnson (groin), FB Montell Owens (hamstring) and CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) all were limited in practice. FS Don Carey (hamstring) fully participated in practice. S Don Carey (hamstring) fully participated in practice.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:33:16 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Montell Owens (head) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 25.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:27 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Montell Owens (head) left the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to a head injury.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:14:30 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Montell Owens has company, as the team will employ a more traditional fullback in the offense. They signed FB Jed Collins for the role. Owens is more of a hybrid player who excels on special teams. He likely needs to set himself apart in that role or risk not making the final roster, as he doesn't fit the traditional blocking fullback role like Collins.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:40:44 -0700
The winner of the Detroit Lions fullback job is expected to receive less than 25 total touches this upcoming season. FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens are competing for the job.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:45:35 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Jed Collins is expected to win the starting job over FB Montell Owens.
Fantasy Tip: Neither have fantasy value because the team isn't expected to utilize the position much.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:56:41 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the team is willing to keep FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens on their 53-man roster in 2014 because they fill different roles.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:43:43 -0700
Detroit Lions FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens likely will compete for one roster spot during training camp because both are not expected to make the final roster.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:32:17 -0800
With Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell taking the reins, the Lions may reintroduce the fullback position to the offense. It is possible someone could be brought into camp to compete with RB Montell Owens.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:41:49 -0800
The Detroit Lions placed RB Montell Owens (knee) on the season-ending Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 19, and re-signed TE Dorin Dickerson in a corresponding move.
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