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Tagged: D'Andre Swift (43 Results)

Around the NFL: Monday night injuries

The Lions are calling D’Andre Swift questionable for their Monday night game, we’re thinking he’ll probably play.  more »



No pitch count for Lions RB Swift

Detroit Lions running backs coach Duce Staley said on Thursday that running back D’ANDRE SWIFT will not have any restrictions on playing time in Sunday’s season opener against the San FranciscoMore 49ers. Swift missed the entire preseason with a groin injury, but the young running back is reportedly ready to roll against the 49ers. Swift practiced in full on Thursday. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions RB Swift, TE Hockenson listed on initial injury report

Detroit Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and tight end T.J. HOCKENSON both appeared on the team’s initial injury report released on Wednesday. Both players were listed with injuries they have dealtMore with this summer, with Swift nursing a groin injury and Hockenson dealing with a shoulder injury. Fortunately for fantasy owners, both were able to practice in full on Wednesday and are expected to be ready for Sunday’s season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions RB Swift ready to roar for season opener

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell said on Tuesday that running back D’ANDRE SWIFT “should be ready to go” for this week’s season opening game against the San Francisco 49ers. SwiftMore missed the entire preseason with a groin injury that his coaches initially said could cost him reps in the regular season. Swift and fellow running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS are expected to split time in the Lions backfield this season. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions RB Swift uncertain for season opener

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell said on Tuesday that second year running back D’ANDRE SWIFT is still dealing with a groin injury that could bring into question his availability forMore the season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Swift has missed almost all of training camp with the groin injury and he will not play in Friday night’s preseason finale. Campbell appears to be as concerned about Swift’s conditioning level and grasp of the offense as he is about the injury itself. Less

Source: Team Blog


Lions RB Swift returns to action

Detroit Lions second-year running back D’ANDRE SWIFT returned to practice on Thursday after sitting out the last couple weeks with a groin injury. The team has reportedly been careful to limitMore Swift to allow him to get back to 100 percent without any setbacks. Swift took a heavy load of reps Thursday and said afterward he felt good to be back. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: D'Andre Swift

It hasn't been a great offseason for second-year running backs. Cam Akers tore his Achilles. J.K. Dobbins, OK, he's fine, but the Ravens signed Gus Edwards to a deal that makes it clear he'll have a significant part of the running game. With D'Andre Swift, first the team signed Jamaal Williams and talked him up as the 1A. And now there's an injury issue.   more »


Mailbag: June 10, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special kickoff edition. How to handle the 18th week. Are Gronk and D'Andre Swift viable keepers? Travis Kelce's relative value. Special bonus trivia question. And more. more »



Lions to feature RB Swift in passing game?

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn seems to change his plans for the backfield on a daily basis. After initially suggesting that newcomer JAMAAL WILLIAMS will lead the backfield, Lynn indicatedMore last week that he now plans to go with the “hot hand” at running back this season. Lynn also suggested that running back D’ANDRE SWIFT could be used in more of a receiver role in 2021 because “he has natural hands”. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Lions to carry on without RB Johnson

The Detroit Lions informed running back KERRYON JOHNSON yesterday that he will be waived today. Johnson, 23, was the team’s second-round draft pick in 2018. He struggled with injuries in hisMore first two seasons, before settling into a third-down role in 2020. D’ANDRE SWIFT will start for the Lions this season, with new addition JAMAAL WILLIAMS set to handle the backup role. The Lions also drafted rookie running back JERMAR JEFFERSON in the seventh-round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Swift headed for big role in Lions offense

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn and assistant head coach/running backs coach Duce Staley praised running back D’ANDRE SWIFT on Wednesday as a “three-down back”. Swift led the Lions with 10More touchdowns as a rookie despite missing three games, and the team appears to be counting on him to play a bigger role in 2021. Staley said that Swift has “special traits” that should allow him to be a 25-touch-a-game back, with a role in both the passing game and the running game. Fantasy owners take note. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions hire Staley as assistant head coach

The Detroit Lions are hiring former running back Duce Staley to work as Dan Campbell’s assistant head coach and the team’s running backs coach. Staley has spent the past decade withMore the Philadelphia Eagles working with running backs like LeSean McCoy, LeGarrette Blount and, most recently, Miles Sanders. In Detroit, Staley will inherit a running back room headlined by D’ANDRE SWIFT, who will look to improve on an impressive rookie season. Less

Source: Detroit News


Lions hire Lynn as new offensive coordinator

The Detroit Lions have hired former Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn as their new offensive coordinator. Lynn replaces Darrell Bevell, the former Lions interim coach and offensive coordinator, whoMore has been hired to lead Urban Meyer’s offense in Jacksonville. AUSTIN EKELER developed into one of the more versatile running backs in the league under Lynn, something to keep in mind for fans of Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT. Less



Bevell era begins with Detroit victory

With rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and star wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY both unavailable for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, their replacements carried the load in Detroit’s comeback win. VeteranMore running back ADRIAN PETERSON scored 2 touchdowns, while new lead receiver MARVIN JONES scored a touchdown and led the team in receptions and yards. MATTHEW STAFFORD looked re-energized under interim head coach Darrell Bevell, topping 400 yards passing with 3 touchdowns. Less


Podcast: December 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 13 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and RotoWire.  more »

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