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Brandon Pettigrew

Brandon Pettigrew - #87 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 02/23/1985
Birthplace Tyler, TX
College Oklahoma State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 20th pick by Lions

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
59 567 3

Packers must be leery of up-and-coming Lions

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
After playing second fiddle for what seems forever to the Bears and Vikings as a noteworthy divisional opponent for the Packers, the Lions have become a potential sleeping giant in the NFC North.  

Lions DT Fairley in walking boot for injured ankle

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Lions DT Nick Fairley is in a walking boot after injuring his left foot in a pass-rush drill during a team practice on Monday.

Lions re-sign CB Houston

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
CB Chris Houston has agreed to a two-year contract with the Lions, filling a major area of need for the team.

Lions bring in LB Tulloch

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
The Lions continued to upgrade their linebacking corps, signing former Titans LB Stephen Tulloch to a one-year deal on Sunday.

Lions sign entire draft class, including Fairley

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Lions signed all of their 2011 draft picks on Thursday, including their top pick, first-round DT Nick Fairley.

Reports: Lions agree to deal with WR Davis

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
WR Rashied Davis will remain in the NFC North, agreeing to a deal with the Lions, multiple media outlets reported.

Report: Lions agree to two-year deal with LB Durant

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
The Lions agreed to terms with former Jaguars LB Justin Durant on a two-year contract, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reported.

Lions agree to re-sign Stanton, Wendling

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Lions have agreed to re-sign No. 3 QB Drew Stanton to a one-year deal and special-teams contributor John Wendling to a three-year deal.

Reports: Lions will cut WR Johnson

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Lions will release WR Bryant Johnson, according to multiple reports. Johnson was due to make $3.2 million in 2011.

Lions' decisions on Carpenter, Rayner ones to watch

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The majority of the Lions' core players are under contract for 2011, but Detroit is still left with some interesting decisions in free agency, ones that could signal position battles to come.

Report: Lions OLT Backus suffers pectoral injury

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Lions OLT Jeff Backus could miss the start of training camp after recently suffering a left pectoral injury, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Report: Asomugha "too expensive" for Lions

Posted July 12, 2011 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Lions could use help at cornerback, but according to a newspaper report, the top player on the free-agent market at the position might be out of their price range.

Pass rush could lessen blow if Lions don't add big-name cornerback

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
There is some sentiment that if the Lions don't sign a top free-agent cornerback, the team will not be in dire straits thanks to what should be a strong pass rush.

Lions' Stanton overcomes 'hiccups,' makes strides

Posted July 02, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
If he had his preference, Lions QB Drew Stanton would test the free-agent market, but he told PFW he would be "comfortable" with re-signing with Detroit.

NFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Henry Melton, Matthew Stafford, Brian Robison and Mike Neal.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Pettigrew is active Sunday against the Bears.||||||| Pettigrew missed two games with a sprained left ankle.
Posted Oct. 20, 2012
Pettrigrew is probably Monday at Chicago.||||||| Pettigrew is tied for second on the team with 26 and is second on the Lions with 261 receiving yards.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Pettigrew hauled in seven catches for a career-high 116 yards during Sunday's 45-41 loss at Green Bay.||||||| Pettigrew was targeted a combined 32 times over the final three weeks, hauling in 21 receptions over that span. He finished the season with 83 catches to rank third at his position.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Pettigrew had nine receptions for 80 yards with one TD in Saturday's 38-10 rout of San Diego.||||||| Pettigrew was two receptions shy of his season high Sept. 25 against the Vikes.
Posted Oct. 11, 2011
Pettigrew had four catches for 32 yards and one TD in Monday's 24-13 win over Chicago.||||||| Pettigrew found the end zone for the first time all year.

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