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Lions | Several players won't return

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:05:30 -0800

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said impeding free-agent PK David Akers, LB Rocky McIntosh, C Dylan Gandy and FS John Wendling will not be re-signed.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:43:25 -0800

Detroit Lions OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 17. CBs Dwight Bentley (concussion) and Chris Houston (toe, illness) are doubtful. CB Jonte Green (shoulder) is questionable. S Louis Delmas (knee), OG Dylan Gandy (illness), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (illness), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (ankle) are probable. Bentley, Delmas, Green, Levy and Waddle did not practice Friday, Dec. 27. Houston and Wendling were limited while the others practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 14:49:58 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Dwight Bentley (concussion), OG Dylan Gandy (illness), CB Chris Houston (toe, illness), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) and S John Wendling (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Jonte Green (shoulder), DE Israel Idonije (neck) and CB Darius Slay (knee) were limited. CB Rashean Mathis (illness) practiced in full.

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Lions | Wednesday's Week 17 practice report

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:43:01 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley (concussion), FS Louis Delmas (knee), TE Dorin Dickerson (concussion), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), S John Wendling (ankle) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) each did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. CB Chris Houston (toe), DE Israel Idonije (neck) and CB Darius Slay (knee) were listed limited participants, while CB Rashean Mathis (illness) was a full participant.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:19:23 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) is listed as doubtful for Week 16. LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Rashean Mathis (illness) are listed as questionable. FS Louis Delmas (knee), FS John Wendling (ankle) and P Sam Martin (groin) are listed as probable. Levy, Mathis and Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 20, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:01:00 -0800

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (illness), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (toe) and P Sam Martin (groin) were limited.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:31:24 -0800

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Darius Slay (knee), FS Louis Delmas (knee), FS John Wendling (ankle) and P Sam Martin (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. CB Chris Houston (toe) was limited during practice. The team did not practice, but the NFL makes teams release a Wednesday injury report, so this is an estimation.

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Lions | Saturday injury report for Week 15

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 16:06:26 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Darius Slay (knee) are listed as doubtful for Week 15. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is listed as questionable. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow), DE Israel Idonije (knee), FS Louis Delmas (knee) and FS John Wendling (illness) are listed as probable. Delmas, Houston and Slay did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 14. Ansah was limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Friday practice report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:18:51 -0800

Detroit Lions CBs Chris Houston (toe) and Darius Slay (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Israel Idonije (knee) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) were limited. S John Wendling (illness) practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:29:46 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (toe), DE Israel Idonije (knee), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) was limited.

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Lions | Four probable for Week 2

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:27:18 -0700

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee) and DE Jason Jones (knee) both did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 13, and are probable for Week 2. LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle) and S John Wendling both were limited in practice and are probable.

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Lions | Two limited

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:48:56 -0700

Detroit Lions Ss Louis Delmas (knee) and John Wendling (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Lions | Three limited in practice

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:16:56 -0700

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Jason Jones (knee) and S John Wendling (ankle) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Lions | Several sit out practice

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:51:04 -0700

Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee), FS John Wendling (knee), RB Montell Owens (knee), WR Ryan Broyles knee) and OG Leroy Harris (knee) all did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 26.

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Lions | John Wendling could start Week 1

Thu, 06 Sep 2012 10:36:20 -0700

Detroit Lions FS John Wendling likely will start at safety Week 1 if FS Louis Delmas (knee) is not able to play.

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Lions | John Wendling expected to start preseason game

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:20:37 -0700

Detroit Lions FS John Wendling is expected to start at safety in the first preseason game Friday, Aug. 10, in place of injured FS Louis Delmas (knee).

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Lions | Four fighting for jobs in camp

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 19:04:02 -0700

Detroit Lions DBs Don Carey, Alonzo Lawrence, Ricardo Silva and John Wendling will be batting at the safety position for jobs during training camp. General manager Martin Mayhew has also still not ruled out the possibility of signing a veteran free-agent from outside of the organization. So far, three safeties have already been brought in and worked out this offseason.

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Lions | Two players probable

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:31:57 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Cliff Avril (back) and SS John Wendling (illness) are listed as probable for Week 17 and are expected to play. Avril fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 30, while Wendling did not practice.

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Lions | Nick Fairley active

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:56:06 -0700

Detroit Lions DL Nick Fairley (foot) will be active for Week 5 against the Chicago Bears for his first NFL game. LB Bobby Carpenter will start at linebacker and S Amari Spievey will be replaced in by S John Wendling.

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Lions | Four listed as questionable

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:19:09 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Maurice Stovall (hand), DE Lawrence Jackson (hamstring), CB Eric Wright (groin) and SS John Wendling (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 30. They are listed as questionable for Week 4 but are expected to play.

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Lions | Seven limited

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:21:16 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), S Louis Delmas (abdomen), DL Lawrence Jackson (hamstring), S Amari Spievey (toe), WR Maurice Stovall (hand), S John Wendling (knee) and CB Eric Wright (groin) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 29.

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Lions | Eight miss practice

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 14:16:18 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), WR Rashied Davis (foot), S Louis Delmas (abdomen), LB Justin Durant (concussion), DL Nick Fairley (foot), OT Jason Fox (foot), S John Wendling (knee) and DL Kyle Vanden Bosch (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Lions | Four miss practice Thursday

Thu, 18 Aug 2011 10:49:54 -0700

Detroit Lions WRs Titus Young (hamstring) and Demario Ballard (ankle), TE Tony Scheffler (hand) and SS John Wendling (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 18.

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Lions | Three sitting out practice

Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:57:29 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Titus Young (hamstring), CB Eric Wright (groin) and SS John Wendling (undisclosed) are not participating in practice Wednesday, Aug. 17.

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Lions | John Wendling agrees to terms

Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:49:23 -0700

The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with free-agent SS John Wendling (Lions) on a three-year deal worth a little under $3 million.

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Lions | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:07:53 -0700

The Detroit Lions have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: SS C.C. Brown, LB Bobby Carpenter, LB Vinny Ciurciu, WR Brian Clark, DE Jared DeVries, C Dylan Gandy, CB Tye Hill, CB Chris Houston, LB Landon Johnson, DE Turk McBride, CB Brandon McDonald, QB Drew Stanton and S John Wendling.

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Lions | Eight receive tender offers

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 04:38:45 -0800

The Detroit Lions have given one-year qualifying tender offers to restricted free agents G Dylan Gandy (fourth round), S John Wendling (sixth round), CB Chris Houston, PK Dave Rayner and DE Turk McBride (second-round), reports Tim Twentyman of The Detroit News. The team also gave qualifying tenders to exclusive rights free agents LB Zack Follett, FB Jerome Felton and DT Andre Fluellen.

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Lions | John Wendling expected to hit free agency

Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:58:07 -0800

Detroit Lions impending free-agent FS John Wendling's agent believes Wendling will enter free agency because they have not talked about a deal recently, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. The two sides did have conversations last month about a new deal.

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Lions | Louis Delmas suffers concussion in Week 15

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:13:50 -0800

Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 15 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. John Wendling replaced him and finished the game.

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Lions | John Wendling signed

Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:18:53 -0700

The Detroit Lions have announced they have signed unrestricted free-agent SS John Wendling (Bills). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bills | Failed physicals led to the release of five players

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:30:55 -0800

Updating a previous report, Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Buffalo Bills released DE Jermaine McGhee, DE Marcus E. Smith, SS John Wendling, WR Justin Jenkins and C Marvin Philip because each failed their physical, according to a league source.

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Bills | Six players released

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 15:00:55 -0800

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have released DE Jermaine McGhee, LB Ashlee Palmer, DT Marcus E. Smith, SS John Wendling, WR Justin Jenkins and C Marvin Philip.

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Bills | Secondary breakdown

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:33:19 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills had CBs Terrence McGee and Leodis McKelvin working as the team's staring cornerbacks during practice Saturday, July 25, with CB Reggie Corner working as the nickel back. CBs Ashton Youboty and Drayton Florence worked with the second-string defense. At safety, Donte Whitner and Bryan Scott worked as the first-string starters, while George Wilson and Ko Simpson worked as the second-string safeties. John Wendling and Dustin Fox rounded out the group with the third-string.

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Bills | Wendling practices in full Friday

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 15:54:46 -0700

Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 31, but he is questionable to playi n Week 9.

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Bills | Wendling practices Thursday

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 10:35:54 -0700

Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 30. He is considered probable for the team's Week 9 game.

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Bills | Wendling limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 11:49:41 -0700

Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. He is considered probable for the team's Week 9 game.

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Bills | Wendling works with hands team

Wed, 20 Aug 2008 15:31:22 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling worked with the hands team on special teams Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Bills | Wendling works with second team

Tue, 05 Aug 2008 11:40:46 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling received the repetitions with the second-team defense Monday, Aug. 4, because FS Bryan Scott was working with the first team.

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Bills | Wendling participates Thursday

Thu, 29 May 2008 15:51:08 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling worked with the second-team defense during the team's offseason workout Thursday, May 29. Wendling had a couple of pass breakups in the red zone.

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Bills | Wendling worked with third team

Thu, 22 May 2008 12:23:53 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills SS John Wendling worked with the third team during the team's offseason workout.

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Bills | Wendling looking to contribute on defense

Mon, 24 Mar 2008 17:40:06 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills S John Wendling is hoping to contribute on defense in 2008. Wendling feels he can deliver on what defensive coordinator Perry Fewell is looking for in his players. Wendling said, "I do feel like I'm a fit. Perry's whole mentality is to make plays. He wants guys that are going to go out and make plays, fly around the field and get to the ball. I feel like that's what I'm good at."

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2007 09:10:40 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Copeland Bryan, LB Coy Wire, OL Duke Preston, RB Fred Jackson, SS John Wendling, WR Josh Reed, LB Keith Ellison, DL Ryan Denney inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2007 09:09:05 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared DL Copeland Bryan, LB Coy Wire, OL Duke Preston, RB Fred Jackson, SS John Wendling, WR Josh Reed, LB Keith Ellison, DL Ryan Denney inactive for Week 2.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 09 Sep 2007 08:56:52 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared OL Duke Preston, WR George Wilson, SS John Wendling, LB Keith Ellison, DL Ryan Denney, DL Tim Anderson inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 09 Sep 2007 08:53:31 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared OL Duke Preston, WR George Wilson, SS John Wendling, LB Keith Ellison, DL Ryan Denney, DL Tim Anderson inactive for Week 1.

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Bills | Wendling signs

Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:55:27 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with SS John Wendling. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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NFL | Wendling does limited work at Pro Day

Sat, 28 Apr 2007 04:14:50 -0700

Gil Brandt, of NFL.com, reports Wyoming S John Wendling measured a height of 6-foot 7/8 and a weight of 222 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash twice in 4.48 seconds. He measured a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-4 broad jump.

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Patriots | Wendling a draft possibility

Sun, 22 Apr 2007 10:23:44 -0700

Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots may look at drafting University of Wyoming S John Wendling in the 2007 NFL Draft because he fits the team's profile of what they want in a player.

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Dolphins | Team talks with Wendling

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 00:15:24 -0800

During his NFL Combine interview, Wyoming S John Wendling said he spoke with the Miami Dolphins.

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Vikings | Team talks with Wendling

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 00:10:15 -0800

During his NFL Combine interview, Wyoming S John Wendling said he spoke with the Minnesota Vikings.

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