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Tagged: D'Andre Swift (49 Results)

Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

One of the problems with strength of schedule is that it’s based on last year. Teams change, so it doesn’t really make sense to calculate schedule difficulty over what they used to be.  more »


Around the NFL: D'Andre Swift

Lots of stories these days about players being in the best shape of their lives, and either slimming down (for more speed) or bulking up (for more durability). D'Andre Swift is one of the latter examples; the Lions back was looking to add more muscle. He looks pretty ripped in the picture, from OTAs. Personally I'm wondering about his receiving usage.   more »



Lions win, and lose, vs. Packers

The Detroit Lions won their football game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday but lost the top overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft as a result of the victory.More With the win, the Lions will select second while the Jacksonville Jaguars take the first overall pick in the NFL Draft for the second consecutive year. Fantasy owners saw running back D’ANDRE SWIFT return to action and score the game winning touchdown, while wide receiver AMON-RA ST. BROWN set a franchise record for most receiving yards (912) by a rookie. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions expect RB Swift to return vs. Seahawks

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell said this week that he expects running back D’ANDRE SWIFT to return to action in Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. Swift missed four consecutiveMore games with a shoulder injury and there was some speculation that he might be done for the year. Instead, the dynamic dual-threat running back will return to action for the Lions and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: Detroit News

Around the NFL: Detroit Lions

The Lions say D’Andre Swift is day-to-day with a sprained shoulder. That will make Jamaal Williams one of the coveted items on the waiver wire in fantasy leagues next week.  more »


Mailbag: September 30, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. What is Deshaun Watson's value? Time to sell on Hollywood Brown and Chase Edmonds? Can Derek Carr keep it going? And more. more »


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

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