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Powers: Mike Zimmer about to drop hammer on Vikings

October 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

That thumping sound you hear this morning is Mike Zimmer bringing down the hammer at Winter Park.
He’s had enough.
“I’m just saying some of the things we’re doing lead to undisciplined play,” Zimmer said. “We’ve got to change a lot of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Powers: Mike Zimmer about to drop hammer on Vikings

October 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

That thumping sound you hear this morning is Mike Zimmer bringing down the hammer at Winter Park.
He’s had enough.
“I’m just saying some of the things we’re doing lead to undisciplined play,” Zimmer said. “We’ve got to change a lot of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veldman rakes long road to NFL

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The travel schedule for Matt Veldman from Minneapolis to Frisco, Texas, this week will give the NFL tight end a tour of the middle of the country. He’ll be all over the place.
But why stop now? The former North Dakota State standout took…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veldman rakes long road to NFL

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The travel schedule for Matt Veldman from Minneapolis to Frisco, Texas, this week will give the NFL tight end a tour of the middle of the country. He’ll be all over the place.
But why stop now? The former North Dakota State standout took…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lions weighing options for beat-up O-line

October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

By The Sports Xchange
The Detroit Lions are down to one fully healthy offensive tackle, but coach Jim Schwartz said it was still too early to tell if they would have to sign another.

“Potentially, we may have to look for some help,” he said o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Without Johnson Lions stumble against Packers

October 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Reuters
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — The Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions for the 23rd consecutive game, downing their NFC North rivals 22-9 on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

The Lions, who started the day atop the division, were without receiver Ca…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Without Johnson Lions stumble against Packers

October 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Reuters
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — The Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions for the 23rd consecutive game, downing their NFC North rivals 22-9 on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

The Lions, who started the day atop the division, were without receiver Ca…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Parkston’s Reiff pleases Lions coach so far

September 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Heading into last week’s season-opener, the Detroit Lions’ Riley Reiff had a large feat to tackle.The Lions have three first-year starters on their line this season with Parkston native Riley Reiff succeeding Jeff Backus’ left tackle position this se…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Reiff’s flexibility valuable in Lions’ draft

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MITCHELL, S.D. Riley Reiff’s versatility was brought up in a press conference Thursday when Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew was discussing next week’s NFL Draft.
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Lions and Vikings off to surprising starts this season

September 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Detroit Lions seem to be falling short of expectations so far.
They barely beat the St. Louis Rams, lost at San Francisco by 12 and dropped a second straight game by giving up 44 points to Tennessee. Continue Reading