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Lions work out free agent running backs

Getty Images After placing Montell Owens on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, the Detroit Lions worked out a pair of running backs on Tuesday. Tashard Choice and Alex Green both got a look from the Lions as the team scours the free agent mark for fall back options down the road. Choice, 29, has appeared in 88 career games, including three last season with the Indianapolis...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions place Montell Owens on injured reserve

Fullback Montell Owens' season has come to an end. In order to make room for running back George Winn, who was promoted from the practice squad earlier on Tuesday, the Detroit Lions decided to place Owens on injured reserve. Owens has had a tough time staying on the field in his two seasons with the Lions. Last year, he made one single appearance in between stints on injured...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions fullback leaves the game with a head injury

The Detroit Lions starting fullback and Special Teams ace left the game with a head injury. @NFL_ATL: Lions FB Montell Owens questionable to return with a head injury. Owens is a good blocking back and will likely be cleared to return soon. The team will likely take the concussion protocol. The post Lions fullback leaves the game with a head injury appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign special teams ace Montell Owens

The Detroit Lions made a move Thursday to try and improve their much-maligned special-teams units. The club confirmed the signing of running back Montell Owens, who played for Jacksonville the last seven seasons. The Jaguars, who picked him up as an undrafted free agent out of Maine in 2006, released him earlier this month. Owens, 29, was a special-teams selection to the Pro Bowl...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Waiver Wire Star Montell Owens Released By Jaguars

One of the bigger waiver wire stars of 2012, Montell Owens, has been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Owens, used primarily as a full back and special teams man, got his shot to start at running back during the week 14 game last  season. That’s how bad it was in Jacksonville last year. Anyway, those that took a chance on him were rewarded to the tune of 102 total yards and...
Via FF Locker Room
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars release longtime special teams ace Owens

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released special teams ace Montell Owens after seven seasons. The Jaguars want to get younger, so the move was hardly a surprise. Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler, is the latest veteran to leave the rebuilding Jaguars, joining a list that includes cornerback Rashean Mathis, linebacker Daryl Smith and fullback Greg Jones. The team filled one of two open...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars release Pro Bowler Montell Owens

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have released special teams ace Montell Owens after seven seasons. The Jaguars want to get younger, so the move was hardly a surprise. Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler, is the latest veteran to leave the rebuilding Jaguars, joining a list that includes cornerback Rashean Mathis, linebacker Daryl Smith and fullback Greg Jones. The team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Montell Owens Slated To Start Week 15

Jacksonville fullback Montell Owens, who ran for 91 yards on 14 carries and also scored a touchdown Sunday against the Jets, will get another chance to start in Week 15.Fantasy Spin:He'll likely find it tougher against the Dolphins' run defense which is giving up about 34 yards less on the ground than the Jets.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Montell Owens Fares Well vs. Jets

Jacksonville fullback Montell Owens ran for 91 yards on 14 carries and also scored a touchdown Sunday against the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Not bad for the last man standing in the Jaguars' backfield. Owens could find himself as Jacksonville's starting tailback again in Week 15 versus Miami.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Owens added to AFC Pro Bowl roster

Jaguars fullback Montell Owens has been added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. Owens replaces New England's Matthew Slater as the conference's special teams player. Owens joins running back Maurice Jones-Drew as the team's only representative in Hawaii for next Sunday's game. Owens, who was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2010, led the Jaguars in special teams tackles...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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