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C.J. Mosley

C.J. Mosley - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 08/06/1983
Birthplace Fort Knox, KY
College Missouri
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 17th pick by Vikings

Lions WR Young sent home from facility; inactive for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced Monday that WR Titus Young will be inactive for the Week 12 game against the Texans.

Packers rally for 24-20 win over Lions

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and the Packers came through with a 24-20 win over the Lions on Sunday.

Lions' Suh can impact game outside of statistics

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 11:41 p.m. ET
Even if it doesn't show up in his numbers, drawing double-teams is one way in which Lions DT Ndamukong Suh can impact games.

Key matchup: Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. Packers secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. the Packers' secondary in their Week 11 matchup Sunday in Detroit.

We're to blame for unfair 'Audible'

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush discusses PFW's weekly "Audibles" feature, which was the source of great controversy leading up to Week 10.

Lions release CB Smith

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Lions released CB Alphonso Smith on Monday, creating room to activate CB Drayton Florence from the short-term injured-reserve list.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears' QBs come up short

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The NFC North race took an interesting turn Sunday with the division-leading Bears falling in a sloppy game and the Vikings beating the Lions.

Falcons, Lions can't channel slights properly

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
How a team motivates itself can go a long way in determining whether it will achieve success or suffer failure in today's NFL, Eric Edholm writes.

Peterson, Vikings race past Lions

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson rushed for 171 yards on 27 carries for the Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Lions on Sunday afternoon.

Key matchup: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson vs. Lions front seven

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson ran well against the Lions in the teams' first meeting. Now, without Percy Harvin, can Peterson carry the load vs. Detroit?

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers, Lions surging

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Vikings were the only NFC North team in the loss column in Week Nine as the Bears, Packers and Lions cruised to double-digit wins.

Leshoure paces Lions with three TDs in win

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Mikel Leshoure ran for three touchdowns, and the Lions turned in their most complete victory of the season, 31-14 over the Jaguars.

Lions WR Johnson expected to be game-time decision

Posted Nov. 03, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Sources told Pro Football Weekly that Lions WR Calvin Johnson will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Jaguars.

Lions RB Best to remain out for the season

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Lions will keep RB Jahvid Best on the reserve/physically-unable-to-perform list, ending his season, the team announced Friday.

Thomas a logical fit with Lions

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions didn’t seem to be in need of a wide receiver, but trading for the Jaguars’ Mike Thomas makes sense on multiple levels.

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Posted April 01, 2013
The Jacksonville Jaguars have released Mosley. Mosley spent the last three seasons with the Jaguars, starting 15 games and recording 136 tackles.||||||| He won the starting job over Terrance Knighton last season. He started 12 games in 2012 and had a career-best 80 tackles. He also had 2 1/2 sacks and three fumble recoveries. Mosley has eight years in the league, spending time with Minnesota, the New York Jets, Cleveland and Jacksonville.
Posted Oct. 05, 2010
Jacksonville signed Mosley on Tuesday.||||||| The sixth-year defensive lineman has played in 59 games for Minnesota, the New York Jets and Cleveland. sixth-round pick by the Vikings in 2005, Mosley has eight career sacks and 80 tackles. He spent last season with the Browns, but ended the year on injured reserve. Mosley likely will play defensive tackle for Jacksonville, which has given up on Derrick Harvey. Versatile Jeremy Mincey is expected to get Harvey's repetitions, leaving Jacksonville with four defensiv
Posted Dec. 07, 2009
Mosley is done for the season with a leg injury.||||||| Mosley got hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's loss to San Diego. The team placed Mosley on injured reserve, the fifth Cleveland defensive player to go on IR. Mosley, who played for Mangini with the New York Jets, was expected to get more playing time with Kenyon Coleman nursing a knee injury and nose tackle Shaun Rogers out with a season-ending injury. Mosley started for Coleman against the Chargers.
Posted March 06, 2009
Mosley signed with the Browns on Friday.||||||| Mosley spent the past three seasons with the New York Jets, where he played for Eric Mangini, formerly the head coach, along with several of Mangini's assistants who are also now with the Browns. Mosley had 17 total tackles, 1.5 sacks and two passes broken up last season.

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