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Casey FitzSimmons

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Lions | FitzSimmons announces retirement

Wed, 14 Apr 2010 12:28:54 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons has announced his retirement from professional football. FitzSimmons cited concussion problems for his retirement.

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Lions | 11 will be unrestricted free agents

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 20:21:46 -0800

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Daunte Culpepper, LB Vinny Ciurciu, OT Damion Cook, TE Casey FitzSimmons, TE Will Heller, LB Larry Foote, CB Anthony Henry, CB William James, OT Jon Jansen, S Marquand Manuel and QB Patrick Ramsey will be unrestricted free agents this offseason.

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Lions | FitzSimmons goes on IR

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 19:42:16 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (concussion) was placed on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 15, ending his 2009 season.

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Lions | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 09:10:49 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared DL Andre Fluellen, TE Casey FitzSimmons, OT Corey Hilliard, DL Dewayne White, CB Jahi Word-Daniels, FB Jerome Felton, QB Matthew Stafford, C Melvin Fowler inactive for Week 14.

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Lions | FitzSimmons out for Week 14

Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:39:12 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 11. He has been ruled out for Week 14.

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Lions | FitzSimmons misses practice Thursday

Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:56:31 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 10. He is considered doubtful for Week 14.

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Lions | FitzSimmons misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 13:42:31 -0800

Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Lions | D. Williams, FitzSimmons used in slot

Mon, 09 Nov 2009 11:41:45 -0800

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Derrick Williams and TE Casey FitzSimmons were used for slot-receiving duties in Week 9 after the team benched WR Dennis Northcutt. Williams had no catches and FitzSimmons had six for 42 yards.

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Lions | Three players probable for Week 8

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 14:05:34 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ear), FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) and FB Terrelle Smith (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 30. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Three injured players practice Thursday

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:54:28 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ear), FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) and FB Terrelle Smith (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 29. FitzSimmons and Simpson will play in Week 8, while Smith should be available to play.

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Lions | Five limited Wednesday

Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:29:14 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ear), DL Sammie Hill (ankle), DL Grady Jackson (knee), DL Turk McBride (head) and FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 28.

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Lions | Three players questionable for Week 6

Fri, 16 Oct 2009 13:58:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FB Jerome Felton (shoulder), TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) and RB Maurice Morris (hip) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 16. They are listed as questionable for Week 6.

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Lions | Three players limited Thursday

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:23:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions LB Jordon Dizon (foot), TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) and FB Jerome Felton (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 15. They are expected to play in Week 6.

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Lions | Four injured players practicing Thursday

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 11:16:55 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Ko Simpson (hamstring), FB Jerome Felton (shoulder) and TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) were participating during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Oct. 15.

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Lions | FitzSimmons does not practice Wednesday

Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:48:56 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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Lions | FitzSimmons suffers bruised thigh Week 5

Sun, 11 Oct 2009 22:21:00 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) suffered a bruised thigh during the team's Week 5 game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons practices in full Wednesday

Wed, 09 Sep 2009 15:51:27 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (knee) went through the full practice Wednesday, Sept. 9.

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Lions | FitzSimmons injured Thursday

Thu, 03 Sep 2009 19:30:16 -0700

CBSSports.com reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (knee) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Sept. 3, with a knee injury and is questionable to return.

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Lions | FitzSimmons works with scout team Thursday

Fri, 21 Aug 2009 06:00:26 -0700

Carlos Monarrez and Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle) worked with the scout team Thursday, Aug. 20. It was his first team work since his ankle injury.

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Lions | Several not expected to play Saturday

Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:04:54 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle), RB Maurice Morris (hamstring), WR John Standeford (hamstring), OT Lydon Murtha (undisclosed), CB Keith Smith (groin), FS Daniel Bullocks (knee) and WR Bryant Johnson (leg) are not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

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Lions | Nine miss practice Sunday

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 16:00:47 -0700

CBSSports.com reports Detroit Lions WR Bryant Johnson (leg), WR John Standeford (undisclosed), TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle), TE Jake Nordin (undisclosed), OT Lydon Murtha (undisclosed), OG Kirk Barton (undisclosed), LB Jordon Dizon (undisclosed), CB Keith Smith (groin) and S Louis Delmas (knee) missed the team's practice Sunday, Aug. 9.

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Lions | Several players miss morning practice Friday

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 12:04:42 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle), WR Bryant Johnson (leg), CB Keith Smith (groin), OT Lydon Murtha (undisclosed), WR Dennis Northcutt (undisclosed), TE Jake Nordin (undisclosed), RB Maurice Morris (undisclosed), LB Jordon Dizon (undisclosed), FS Daniel Bullocks (undisclosed), and WR John Standeford (undisclosed) did not participate in morning practice Friday, Aug. 7.

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Lions | FitzSimmons, B. Johnson miss practice Thursday

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 12:34:49 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle) and WR Bryant Johnson (lacerations) did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 6. Both are not expected to return for another week or two.

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Lions | FitzSimmons may miss a week

Wed, 05 Aug 2009 21:51:58 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle, knee) may miss a week or more because of ankle and knee injuries. Head coach Jim Schwartz said FitzSimmons does not have a high ankle sprain, "but it has some components (of one)."

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Lions | Pettigrew, FitzSimmons expected to return soon

Tue, 04 Aug 2009 12:54:04 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (thigh) and TE Casey FitzSimmons (knee, ankle) are expected to return to practice soon. Head coach Jim Schwartz said FitzSimmons does not have a severe high ankle sprain.

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Lions | Four held out of practice Monday

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:08:33 -0700

John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (thigh), TE Casey FitzSimmons (ankle, knee), CB Keith Smith (leg) and Eric King (foot) were held out of the morning session Monday, Aug. 3.

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Lions | FitzSimmons likely will win roster spot

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 09:14:35 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons will have to compete for a roster spot during training camp but likely will win a roster spot. He probably would not see much playing time because the team likely will use TEs Brandon Pettigrew and Will Heller in two tight end formations.

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Lions | Gronkowski, FitzSimmons likely to compete for No. 3 job

Tue, 23 Jun 2009 15:50:18 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Dan Gronkowski and TE Casey FitzSimmons likely will be competing for the third tight end job during training camp.

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Lions | FitzSimmons couldn't finish game

Sun, 21 Dec 2008 22:35:48 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said TE Casey FitzSimmons (illness) tried to play during Week 16, but he was sick and could not finish the game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons probable for Week 16

Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:51:36 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (illness) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 19. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 16 game and is expected to play.

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Lions | FitzSimmons probable for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:48:45 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 14. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 11 game and is expected to be available.

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Lions | FitzSimmons out for Week 10

Fri, 07 Nov 2008 10:34:18 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 7. He will not play in the team's Week 10 game.

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Lions | Fitzsimmons misses practice Thursday

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 12:21:51 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 6, and is doubtful to play in Week 10.

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Lions | FitzSimmons misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 13:15:34 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 5, and he is uncertain for Week 10.

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Lions | FitzSimmons misses Week 9

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:36:15 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) did not play in the team's Week 9 game because of injured ribs. His status for Week 10 is uncertain.

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Lions | FitzSimmons a game-time decision

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:25:58 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 31. He will be a game-time decision for the team's Week 9 game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons misses practice Thursday

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:47:44 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 30. He said he hopes to play in Week 9, but he said he would see how he feels Friday, Oct. 31.

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Lions | Fitzsimmons misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 12:57:47 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, and hopes to play in the team's Week 9 game. He felt better Wednesday and is listed as day-to-day.

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Lions | FitzSimmons injured in Week 8

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:00:24 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (ribs) suffered bruised organs and cartilage damage in the team's Week 8 game. He said it hurt to breathe Monday, Oct. 27, but he would see how he felt as the week went on. He hope to protect his rib and play Week 9.

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Lions | FitzSimmons limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 09 Oct 2008 15:05:05 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (elbow) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 9. He is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 08 Oct 2008 16:16:16 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 6. He is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons expected to play Week 6

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:16:36 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (elbow) returned to the team's Week 5 game after suffering an elbow injury, and he is expected to play Week 6.

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Lions | FitzSimmons injured Week 5

Sun, 05 Oct 2008 16:46:57 -0700

The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (elbow) suffered an elbow injury during the team's Week 5 game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons not on injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:17:21 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thumb) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 19. He is not on the report for Week 3.

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Lions | FitzSimmons practices Thursday

Thu, 18 Sep 2008 14:28:12 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thumb) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 18. He is expected to play Week 3.

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Lions | FitzSimmons injured Week 2

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 12:29:07 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thumb) suffered a thumb injury in the team's Week 2 game. Head coach Rod Marinelli said the medical staff thought FitzSimmons will be OK. He is expected to play Week 3.

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Lions | FitzSimmons working exclusively as tight end

Tue, 20 May 2008 14:07:29 -0700

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons is working exclusively with tight ends during the team's offseason workouts.

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Lions | FitzSimmons on the bubble to return to team

Sun, 13 Jan 2008 11:24:27 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons is on the bubble to return to the team.

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Lions | FitzSimmons probable for Week 15

Fri, 14 Dec 2007 13:54:36 -0800

Detroit Lions FB Casey FitzSimmons (leg) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 14. He is listed as probable for Week 15 and is expected to play in the game.

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Lions | FitzSimmons expected to play Week 15

Thu, 13 Dec 2007 14:36:53 -0800

Detroit Lions FB Casey FitzSimmons (leg) practiced Thursday, Dec. 13, and is expected to play Week 15.

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