Lions sign 6 undrafted free agents, including standout UCLA tight end Joseph Fauria ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have added six undrafted free agents to the roster. UCLA tight end Joseph Fauria leads the list after scoring 12 touchdowns last season and 20 in three seasons with the Bruins. Detroit also signed Ohio center Skyler Allen, East Carolina defensive tackle Michael Brooks, Ball State offensive tackle...
Two of the most eye-opening draft picks were Ziggy Ansah and Margus Hunt. Both are foreign-born players who didn't play American football until they were in college. But Ansah, from Ghana, was taken by Detroit with the No. 5 overall pick and Estonia's Hunt went in the second round to Cincinnati. Now those successes serve as inspiration for Lawrence Okoye, Britain's Olympic discus thrower, whom the 49ers hope to make a...
It has been obvious for weeks -- if not months -- that the Jets weren't going to keep Tim Tebow on their roster. So it wasn't a shock when the charismatic quarterback was released Monday morning. But the timing really works against Tebow's hopes to land with another team. In the last few days more than 20 quarterbacks have either been drafted or signed as free agents. As 2002 NFL MVP Rich Gannon said of Tebow's release on...