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Tahir Whitehead

Detroit Lions
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Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 233

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Lions | Tahir Whitehead works with first team

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:22:27 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead worked with the first team defense at outside linebacker. He is competing with LBs Travis Lewis and Ashlee Palmer for a starting job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Justin Rogers

Lions | Ashlee Palmer expected to be favorite for LB job

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:31:26 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Ashlee Palmer is expected to enter training camp as the favorite for one of the outside linebacker jobs. He will compete with LBs Tahir Whitehead and Travis Lewis for the job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Mike O'Hara

Lions | Outside linebacker battle to continue into camp

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 02:23:06 -0700

The Detroit Lions are expected to keep the battle for outside linebacker between LB's Ashlee Palmer, Travis Lewis and Tahir Whitehead going into training camp. All three have taken turns at the position during workouts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Carlos Monarrez

Lions | Travis Lewis has chance to win starting job

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:44:58 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Travis Lewis will have the chance to win one of the starting outside linebacker job if he performs well during training camp. He will be competing with LBs Ashlee Palmer and Tahir Whitehead for the job.

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Lions | Ashlee Palmer has the edge

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:52:40 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Ashlee Palmer has the edge over LBs Travis Lewis and Tahir Whitehead at outside linebacker due to his experience.

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Lions | Three splitting reps at OLB

Fri, 24 May 2013 14:18:54 -0700

Detroit Lions LBs Ashlee Palmer, Travis Lewis and Tahir Whitehead are splitting reps with the first-team defense at outside linebacker during organized team activities.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Three appear to be candidates for OLB job

Sun, 05 May 2013 10:20:32 -0700

Detroit Lions LBs Ashlee Palmer, Tahir Whitehead and Travis Lewis are expected to compete for one of the outside linebacker jobs during training camp.

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Lions | Depth LBs could be asked to step up

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 18:49:11 -0800

If the Detroit Lions do not re-sign impending free-agent LB Justin Durant (Lions), the team has LBs Travis Lewis, Ashlee Palmer and Tahir Whitehead waiting in the wings. Palmer was signed to a two-year, $3.25 million deal, signaling the team really likes him, and perhaps not just as a backup.

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Lions | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 14 Oct 2012 08:43:05 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared DL Corey Williams, OT Corey Hilliard, OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, RB Kevin Smith, SS Ricardo Silva, LB Tahir Whitehead inactive for Week 6.

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Lions | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 09 Sep 2012 08:38:42 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Chris Houston, OT Corey Hilliard, OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, FS Louis Delmas, WR Ryan Broyles, LB Tahir Whitehead inactive for Week 1.

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Lions | Coordinator impressed with rookie LBs

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:18:13 -0700

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said he has been impressed with how rookie LBs Tahir Whitehead and Travis Lewis have performed during organized team activities.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Oakland Press - Paula Pasche

Lions | Two players agree to terms

Thu, 10 May 2012 11:33:50 -0700

The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choice DE Ronnell Lewis and fifth-round draft choice LB Tahir Whitehead on four-year deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

NFL | Top-10 broad jump results for linebackers

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:58:10 -0800

Texas LB Keenan Robinson posted the best broad jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 10 feet. Those that followed included Texas Christian LB Ricky Carder (10-foot-1), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (10-foot-1), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (10-foot-1), Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis (10-foot-2), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (10-foot-2), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (10-foot-4), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (10-foot-4), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (10-foot-4) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (10-foot-7).

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NFL | Top-10 vertical jump results for linebackers

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:45:23 -0800

Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis posted the best vertical jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 36 inches. Those that followed included Kansas LB Steven Johnson (36), Nebraska LB Lavonte David (36.5), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (37), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (37), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (37), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (37.5), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (38), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (38.5) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (39.5).

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