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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:14:30 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Montell Owens has company, as the team will employ a more traditional fullback in the offense. They signed FB Jed Collins for the role. Owens is more of a hybrid player who excels on special teams. He likely needs to set himself apart in that role or risk not making the final roster, as he doesn't fit the traditional blocking fullback role like Collins.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:40:44 -0700
The winner of the Detroit Lions fullback job is expected to receive less than 25 total touches this upcoming season. FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens are competing for the job.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:45:35 -0700
Detroit Lions FB Jed Collins is expected to win the starting job over FB Montell Owens.
Fantasy Tip: Neither have fantasy value because the team isn't expected to utilize the position much.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:56:41 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the team is willing to keep FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens on their 53-man roster in 2014 because they fill different roles.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:43:43 -0700
Detroit Lions FBs Jed Collins and Montell Owens likely will compete for one roster spot during training camp because both are not expected to make the final roster.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:32:17 -0800
With Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell taking the reins, the Lions may reintroduce the fullback position to the offense. It is possible someone could be brought into camp to compete with RB Montell Owens.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:41:49 -0800
The Detroit Lions placed RB Montell Owens (knee) on the season-ending Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 19, and re-signed TE Dorin Dickerson in a corresponding move.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:40:29 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared CB Bill Bentley, OT Corey Hilliard, DL Ezekiel Ansah, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Montell Owens, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 11.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:08:57 -0800
Detroit Lions RB Montell Owens (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11. WR Nate Burleson (forearm) and CB Bill Bentley (knee) are listed as doubtful. OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) are listed as questionable. FS Louis Delmas (knee) is listed as probable. Owens, Bentley and Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15. Burleson, Hilliard and Ansah were limited during practice.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:49:34 -0800
Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee) and RB Montell Owens (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. S Louis Delmas (knee) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) were limited.
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