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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 place CB Bentley on I.R.

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Lions placed CB Bill Bentley on injured reserve and signed veteran S Don Carey.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

Reports: Jaguars trade WR Thomas to Lions

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Lions acquired WR Mike Thomas from the Jaguars, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers win ugly

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
All four NFC North teams stayed home in Week Nine, and only the Vikings failed to make use of their advantage.

Lions rally to beat Seahawks behind late Stafford TD

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Titus Young with 20 seconds left, lifting the Lions to a 28-24 win over the Seahawks.

Lack of red-zone passing punch hurting Lions

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Lions have faltered far more often in the red zone this season, and the struggles of the passing game have been a big problem. 

Key matchup: Seahawks special teams vs. Lions special teams

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Can the Lions win the battle in the kicking game against Seattle on Sunday? It's no small story line in an interesting NFC matchup. 

Lions add WR Robiskie to replace Burleson

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Lions placed WR Nate Burleson on injured reserve and signed WR Brian Robiskie.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: CB Tillman shuts down Megatron

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
Bears CB Charles Tillman has been anything but a liability in Chicago this season.

NFC North Spin cycle: Peterson carries load as Ponder slumps

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Things continued looking up for the Bears, Vikings and Packers in Week Seven after victories over the Lions, Cardinals and Rams, respectively.

Burleson breaks leg, out for season

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1 a.m. ET
Lions WR Nate Burleson broke his right leg in the third quarter of Monday night's game in Chicago and will miss the rest of the season.

Cutler shakes off injury as Bears beat Lions

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Brandon Marshall scored the Bears' lone touchdown and the defense forced four turnovers as Chicago beat Detroit 13-7 on Monday night.

Lions' RB duo hopes dashed, but Leshoure's play a positive

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Lions' planned Jahvid Best-Mikel Leshoure RB tandem hasn't been together in a single game, but Leshoure has begun to settle in. 

Lions bring back CB Smith

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Lions signed CB Alphonso Smith and released RB Keiland Williams, the team announced Thursday.

Lions RB Best not cleared to play

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Lions RB Jahvid Best has not been cleared for contact by doctors, the team announced Monday.

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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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