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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:17:34 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead could compete with LB Kyle Van Noy and possibly LB Josh Bynes for the starting strongside linebacker job during training camp. Whitehead could be used as the backup at middle linebacker.
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:41:18 -0800
Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead has been fined $22,050 for hitting Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley in the head during the wild-card playoff game.
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 15:58:40 -0800
Detroit Lions CB Tahir Whitehead (illness) checked out of the wild-card game Sunday, Jan. 4, against the Dallas Cowboys due to dehydration issues.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:40:40 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 12, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 15 game. LB Tahir Whitehead (shoulder) was limited in practice and is questionable. LB Josh Bynes (illness) and DT Ndamukong Suh (illness) both were limited in practice and are probable. CB Darius Slay (shoulder) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (concussion) both fully practiced and are probable.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:29:30 -0800
Detroit Lions LB Josh Bynes (illness), DT Nick Fairley (knee) and DT Ndamukong Suh (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. CB Darius Slay (shoulder), OT LaAdrian Waddle (concussion) and LB Tahir Whitehead (shoulder) were limited.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:37:48 -0700
Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy will not be moved to middle linebacker to replace LB Stephen Tulloch (knee) because he has been playing well at outside linebacker. LB Tahir Whitehead will take over as the starting middle linebacker.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 01:42:59 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead had 10 tackles and three sacks during his team's exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. "He was really playing at a level of one of the top three linebackers, and so we put him in position to kind of see what we can do," coach Jim Caldwell said of Whitehead. "And obviously he took advantage of it."
Fantasy Tip: Whitehead could be a player to watch if Kyle Van Noy's abdominal issues keep him sidelined for a while. The Jaguars are not the most dominant team to face, but three sacks is still impressive in any circle.
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.
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.
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.
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