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TONY SCHEFFLER RUMORS

Tony Scheffler makes the right move in retiring from the NFL

Tony Scheffler was forced into retirement from the NFL due to repeated concussions. The Detroit Lions released him in the middle of last season after a brutal hit against the Green Bay Packers sidelined him. Scheffler tried out for a few teams but never caught on with anyone. Scheffler is from my hometown of Chelsea, MI. While it’s now a much larger place than when I grew up and...
Via cover32 - Lions
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Scheffler retires from NFL after eight seasons

Free agent tight end Tony Scheffler has retired after eight seasons in the NFL. The 31-year-old Scheffler has suffered there concussions over the past four seasons and was released by the Detroit Lions in October. Drafted No. 61 overall in 2006, Scheffler played for the Denver Broncos before joining the Lions. He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career.
Via Tireball.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions TE Tony Scheffler retires from NFL because of concussions

Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL. The former Detroit Lions and Western Michigan tight end told the Associated Press today that he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years. He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career. The Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Broncos & Lions TE Tony Scheffler Is Retiring From The NFL

  Veteran TE Tony Scheffler tells Larry Lage of the Associated Press that he is retiring from the NFL due to concussions suffered over the course of his professional career. According to Scheffler, he has suffered three concussions in the past four years. He plans to become a real estate agent and work as an assistant football coach at the high school in his hometown of Chelsea...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Lion and WMU Bronco Tony Scheffler retires

Former Lion and Western Michigan tight end Tony Scheffler has announced his retirement according to the Associated Press Wednesday afternoon. Scheffler’s decision comes after a recent rash of concussions (three over the past four years) and “moderate” interest in him as a free agent after being released by the Lions last season. During his eight years in the league with both...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Scheffler: Concussions force retirement from NFL

Former Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL. Scheffler told The Associated Press on Wednesday he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years. He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career. The Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas City and says...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions cut TE Tony Scheffler; sign OT Barry Richardson

Tony Scheffler was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. After seeing limited playing time early in the season, Scheffler saw increased playing time and production after Jay Cutler was inserted as the Broncos starting quarterback on December 3, 2006, against the Seattle Seahawks. Tony could end up with Jay Cutler again in the Windy city, […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
NIGHTS ON BROADWAY

Tony Scheffler's jazzy TD dance

Tony Scheffler went all Westside Story on the Panthers today after scoring a 17 yard TD reception.
Via For The Record Sports
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Tony Scheffler Gets Extra Creativity Points For Latest TD Celebration

Thanks to the great folks at Black Sports Online we were able to finally figure out what Tony Scheffler was doing during his TD celebration today. I knew immediately because the AT&T Flash Mob commercial is one of my favorite commercials of all time. I am not sure what inspired Scheffler to have this preplanned, but it was awesome. We agree, it was awesome. Click here to view...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Falling production: Lions' TE Tony Scheffler getting fewer opportunities

Tony Scheffler made a big enough splash in his first month as a Lion to earn a three-year contract extension. In the season since, Scheffler's production has taken a puzzling and precipitous drop.
Via Lions Blog
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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