Ezekiel Ansah RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why the Detroit Lions should use the franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

    Detroit Free Press "NFL teams have a two-week window beginning Tuesday in which to use the franchise or transition tag to keep one of their pending free agents off the open market. The Detroit Lions have not used the device since they tagged Cliff Avril in the spring of 2012, but they have a legitimate decision to..." February 17

  • Ezekiel Ansah's production is down, but the Lions aren't concerned

    Michigan Live "There are so many ways to measure a defensive lineman besides sacks, but sacks are perhaps the most important measure of a pass rusher. And Ezekiel Ansah's sacks are way down no matter how you measure it. In the Lions' last 22 games, Ansah has just six sacks. In the 22 games before that, he..." October 23

  • Healthy Ziggy Ansah is key for Lions’ ‘D’ to thrive

    Detroit News "For more than a month, Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah had been on ice. Officially, he’s been dealing with a knee injury, suffered during the early portions of the offseason program, but the team’s extremely cautious handling of the 6-foot-5 defensive end has been prudent. There isn’t a player..." September 08

  • Caldwell on Ezekiel Ansah return: 'I feel good about it'

    NFL.com "It's nowhere near a guarantee, but Lions head coach Jim Caldwell at least sounds mildly positive about getting top pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah back for Week 1. Ansah (ankle) remains on the team's physically unable to perform list, but according to practice reports from Tuesday, did jog around in..." August 23