DeAndre Levy RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeAndre Levy's hip looks pretty healthy in this 57-inch box jump

    CBS Sports "Over the two years prior to the 2015 season, Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy blossomed into one of the best players in the league at his position. After signing a big contract last offseason, Levy wound up playing just one game during the 2015 campaign. He sat out the early part of the year..." April 02

  • Letter from Lions DeAndre Levy: Scary that I may have CTE

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy has taken to Instagram in recent weeks to voice his concerns over the NFL and the lack of transparency with which the league has handled brain-related injuries in players. Levy, who missed most of last season with a hip injury, long has been one of the..." March 30

  • DeAndre Levy calls out NFL for continued employment of CTE concealer

    The Score "Will Smith starring as Dr. Bennet Omalu in 'Concussion' didn't stir up quite as much controversy as some may have thought, but the exposure of the NFL's handling of concussions is certainly troubling to some. Saturday, active Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy called out the NFL for..." March 12

  • Lions place LB DeAndre Levy on season-ending injured reserve

    Michigan Live "DeAndre Levy's season is over. The Detroit Lions have opted to put the star linebacker on injured reserve a little more than two weeks after he underwent surgery to address a lingering hip injury. Levy initially suffered the injury during a late August practice, between the team's second and..." November 05

  • Lions announce DeAndre Levy needs surgery, IR decision hasn't been made

    Michigan Live "DeAndre Levy needs surgery on his injured hip. Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell opened his press conference on Wednesday announcing the news, saying it was determined to be the best course of action after consulting with the team's doctors and getting outside medical opinion. "I just wanted..." October 14

  • Lions' Levy will play Sunday vs. Cardinals, Ngata ruled out

    The Score "Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy will make his season debut Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, but defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been ruled out of the game. Levy was expected to make his return after having been a full participant in practice all week after recovering from a hip..." October 09

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    Justin Rogers @Justin_Rogers

    DeAndre Levy will be back for the #Lions this week, but coach Jim Caldwell won't comment on how much he'll play vs. Cardinals.

  • Lions' Levy won't play Monday vs. Seahawks

    Detroit Free Press "DeAndre Levy will miss his fourth straight game for the Detroit Lions on Monday night after he did not travel with the team to Seattle. Levy has been out with a strained muscle in his hip since late August, and said Friday he was still dealing with pain from the injury. "It's a day-to-day..." October 05

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    Michael Rothstein @mikerothstein

    Lions LB DeAndre Levy practiced for the first time this regular season Thursday as the...

  • DeAndre Levy still out with hip injury — not a Chilean parasite

    Pro Football Talk "The hip injury suffered by Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy remains a concern, but that’s his only health concern. An odd rumor surfaced this week that Levy was suffering from the effects of a parasite that he picked up on vacation in Chile during the offseason. But Levy’s agent, Joe Panos, told..." September 18

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    Will Carroll @injuryexpert

    DeAndre Levy out this weekend. Concern is possible internal damage. Could be extended absence, surgery. Trying to manage symptoms.

  • Lions LB Levy liquidating shoe collection for charity

    Detroit Free Press "It ain't the shoes, Money. After years of collecting sometimes high-priced gym shoes, reformed sneakerhead and current Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is auctioning off his collection to help two local charities. Levy posted pictures of 14 different pairs of shoes on his Instagram..." August 17

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Lions and star LB DeAndre Levy have reached an agreement on a contract extension, I’m told. This was an offseason priority.

  • DeAndre Levy agrees to contract extension with Lions

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions have signed DeAndre Levy to a new contract, and it didn't even take a Martin Mayhew wing-walk to make it happen. The outside linebacker and the Lions agreed on a four-year extension today, a person familiar with the deal told the Free Press. NFL Network was first to report..." August 05

  • DeAndre Levy: I’m focused on myself, not other people’s contracts

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks gave Bobby Wagner a four-year contract extension worth a total of $43 million over the weekend and that deal likely caught the eye of a few other linebackers who don’t make their biggest impact rushing the passer. Players like Lavonte David of the Buccaneers, Luke Kuechly of the..." August 03

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    WR Calvin Johnson and LB DeAndre Levy will play and start.

  • Lions' Brandon Pettigrew ruled out vs. Giants, DeAndre Levy remains questionable

    Detroit News "As expected, the Lions have ruled out tight end Brandon Pettigrew for Sunday with an ankle injury, but there is some hope that linebacker DeAndre Levy will play. “If I am a betting man, then I know who’s playing,” defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said. “Levy will play no matter what. He..." December 22

  • Lions ink LB DeAndre Levy to three-year deal

    Detroit News "Two down, seven to go? Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said during the combine last month he was actively engaged in negotiations with nine of the team's 22 unrestricted free agents. Two of those nine have been re-signed. Last week, it was offensive tackle Corey Hilliard. On..." March 07

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    Tim Twentyman @

    The Lions and linebacker DeAndre Levy have agreed to terms on a new multi-year contract, according to league sources.