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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:59:25 -0700
The Detroit Lions have released DE Darryl Tapp.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 23:32:19 -0700
Detroit Lions DE Andre Fluellen is playing his third stint with the Lions, at age 29, but he finally feels at home on the field after spending his football life at defensive tackle. The 6-foot-2, 280-pounder was undersized at defensive tackle but isn't a prototypical end, either. Known for his non-stop motor, playing the covered end keeps him only one gap away from the football, Fluellen said. DE Jason Jones is expected to start at the position, but Fluellen has a four more weeks to win a roster spot as he battles DL Darryl Tapp and Devin Taylor.
"I've never played any position but D-tackle and offensive guard but it's just good that, like I said, the coaches see enough faith in me and kind of see something in me," Fluellen said. "I wasn't ready for it at first. I'll always do anything they ask me to, but I didn't know myself how I would do as a consistent end. But now, shoot, I kind of like it. This is all right kind of being out here at defensive end."
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:05:46 -0700
Detroit Lions LB Darryl Tapp got praise from head coach Jim Caldwell for his enthusiasm and professionalism. "I think Darryl was a great addition for us because not only does he bring some enthusiasm and love the game, but he's a professional and a consummate professional," head coach Jim Caldwell said.
"I mean, he does everything right. He listens, he reinforces what he's being taught, he knows and understands. He's been with Jim (Washburn) before, so he knows him and knows the scheme. He has a real good feel for things."
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:56:48 -0700
Detroit Lions DEs Jason Jones, Devin Taylor and Darryl Tapp are expected to compete for one of the starting defensive end jobs during training camp. The team could draft a defensive end to join the competition.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:05:28 -0700
The Detroit Lions are planning to sign free-agent LB Darryl Tapp (Redskins) Thursday, March 13. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:17:16 -0700
Free-agent LB Darryl Tapp (Redskins) is visiting the Detroit Lions Thursday, March 13.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:36:21 -0800
The Washington Redskins have declared FS Bacarri Rambo, LB Brandon Jenkins, CB Chase Minnifield, DL Darryl Tapp, TE Jordan Reed, OG Josh LeRibeus, QB Robert Griffin III inactive for Week 15.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 08:31:16 -0800
The Washington Redskins have declared RB Chris Thompson, DL Chris Neild, DL Darryl Tapp, TE Fred Davis, SS Jose Gumbs, OG Josh LeRibeus, QB Rex Grossman inactive for Week 9.
Sat, 13 Apr 2013 11:02:17 -0700
The Washington Redskins will be moving DE Darryl Tapp to outside linebacker in their 3-4 defensive alignment.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:43:02 -0700
The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms with free-agent DL Darryl Tapp (Eagles) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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