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Mon, 25 Aug 2003 13:54:50 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions waived RB Luke Staley.
Fri, 08 Aug 2003 12:47:25 -0700
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley will share time behind Lions RB James Stewart for the Saturday, August 9 pre-season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Fri, 06 Jun 2003 07:41:44 -0700
The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley (hamstring) was limited Thursday, June 5, in what he could do in practice.
Tue, 03 Jun 2003 08:37:22 -0700
The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley (hamstring) tweaked a hamstring and missed the second half of Monday’s workouts.
Wed, 07 May 2003 00:56:27 -0700
The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit Lions will have a battle at backup running back, as five players – RBs Shawn Bryson, Luke Staley, Rafael Cooper, Artose Pinner and Avon Cobourne – will battle for two backup spots on roster.
Mon, 31 Mar 2003 21:35:48 -0800
Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley (knee) did take part in the team’s off-season training and conditioning program on Monday.
Sun, 26 Jan 2003 20:39:23 -0800
Tom Kowalski, of mlive.com, reports for the Sporting News Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley (knee) missed his rookie season, but he's now fully recovered. If he stays healthy, he could be a factor in the Lions backup running back competition in training camp. He has the receiving skills and speed to be an explosive third-down back.
Sun, 11 Aug 2002 22:50:24 -0700
Updating earlier stories, John Clayton reports for ESPN Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley's (knee) surgery will sideline him for the entire 2002 season.
Sun, 11 Aug 2002 17:21:15 -0700
Associated Press reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a knee ligament. Staley hopes to be back at full-speed in six months.
Wed, 07 Aug 2002 18:14:42 -0700
Associated Press reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) had his knee re-examined by the doctor that performed surgery on it previously and was given three options: 1) put a brace on it and play 2) have another surgery on the ACL and some other procedures or 3) retire. Head coach Marty Mornhinweg said he doesn’t think Staley, the team’s seventh-round draft choice, will retire. He insinuated that he wants to play this year while wearing a brace on the knee.
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 13:30:51 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions RB Luke Staley (knee) has been ruled out for the team’s pre-season opener this weekend. Staley is going to return to Colorado to see the doctor who previously performed surgery on his knee . “There is a little more concern since the first time I addressed it,” said head coach Marty Mornhinweg.
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 07:45:18 -0700
Curt Sylvester reports for the Free Press Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) received good news regarding the MRI he had done. "His MRI came out good, yet there is some concern because a player knows his body better than I do or a doctor or trainer does," said coach Marty Mornhinweg.
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 21:46:55 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) did not practice with the team Saturday morning.
Fri, 02 Aug 2002 14:49:34 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) missed practice once again on Friday. He continues to await a properly fitting brace to help stabilize the knee that he sprained Monday afternoon. "The brace should be in and there are some other things we are doing just to be sure," coach Marty Mornhinweg said. "We also sent the MRI results to another doctor, and there really isn't any rush at this time. But we want to make sure this brace fits him perfectly. We want to make sure his range of motion is there and there is no discomfort."
Thu, 01 Aug 2002 19:51:48 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (mild knee sprain) did not participate in Thursday's practice. Staley is expected to return to practice with a brace. He is listed as day-to-day.
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 02:06:10 -0700
The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley (knee) was held out of practice on Tuesday due to soreness in his right knee after running sprints on Monday. An MRI showed no serious problems, but Staley will be sporting a brace on the knee when practices resume on Thursday. Head coach Marty Mornhinweg said he’ll strongly suggest the brace sticks with Staley all year.
Mon, 22 Jul 2002 23:01:28 -0700
Updating an earlier story, Detroit Lions.com reports ther team has officially signed rookie RB Luke Staley, a seventh-round draft pick.
Sat, 20 Jul 2002 10:42:32 -0700
Updating Friday’s report, ESPN.com’s Len Pasquarelli reports Detroit Lions rookie RB Luke Staley received a two-year, $551,334 deal from the team that included a $26,334 signing bonus. Staley will have base salaries of $225,000 (2002) and $300,000 (2003).
Fri, 19 Jul 2002 07:35:37 -0700
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com the Detroit Lions have agreed to the terms of a contract with seventh-round draft pick, RB Luke Staley.
Mon, 15 Jul 2002 17:30:32 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions plan to use RB James Stewart as the primary back and will rotate a trio of backs consisting of seasoned veteran Lamont Warren, rookie Luke Staley, and speedy Aveion Cason.
Fri, 31 May 2002 17:24:59 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg is impressed with the team’s depth at running back and liked what he has seen from RBs James Stewart, Lamont Warren and Aveion Cason. In addition to Stewart, Warren and Cason, the team has RBs Luke Staley, James Mungro and Stephen Trejo. Mornhinweg said Trejo is expected to play at fullback this year, but could play at tight end if it is necessary.
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 21:20:07 -0700
Detroit Lions.com reports rookie RB Luke Staley, troubled by various injuries in college including a broken ankle in 2001, was active in team drills at this weekend's mini-camp.
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 15:29:41 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Detroit Lions feel they got a steal in RB Luke Staley, who was taken in the seventh-round. One Lions coach privately predicted that Staley would be the team's starter at the halfway point of the upcoming year if he's able to hold up physically.
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 10:50:03 -0700
Mlive.com reports Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg is looking forward to seeing rookie RB Luke Staley, a seventh-round draft pick, on the field during their minicamp. Mornhinweg said the team already knows what Staley can do in the running game through his game tapes at college, but they want to see how he works in the passing game.
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 00:11:13 -0800
The Salt Lake Tribune reports Brigham Young University RB Luke Staley worked out on Wednesday in front of forty-one scouts and coaches from around the league. Staley, who skipped his senior season to enter the draft, had his first workout since breaking his leg near the end of the season. Staley had surgery -- the 11th of his career -- to repair the broken fibula. Staley has just been running hard again for 3 weeks, but was able to run a 4.45 "40" for those on hand. He had a 36" vertical jump and bench-pressed 225 lbs. 19 times. He finished the day off with specialized drills upon request.