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DeAndre Levy

DeAndre Levy - #54 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 238 lbs.
Birthday 03/26/1987
Birthplace Milwaukee, WI
College Wisconsin
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 12th pick by Lions

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
81 0 1

Lions re-sign LB Levy

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Lions re-signed LB DeAndre Levy to a multi-year contract on Wednesday, the team’s website confirmed.

Lions tender Levy, Hilliard, Hill

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Lions extended tender offers to restricted free agents LB DeAndre Levy, OT Corey Hilliard and DT Sammie Hill.

Durant off to productive start in Detroit

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
The Lions' defense, which has allowed one TD in two games, is off to a strong start, and new OLB Justin Durant has been a solid addition.

Lions turn attention to DBs, linebackers

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
In the afterglow of the Lions' draft, in which they added some very talented players, especially in Rounds One and Two, there was this reality: They still need help in the back seven on defense.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup as the Vikings get set to take on the Lions in Detroit in the final game of the 2010 season.

Lions' run game, defense show marked improvement

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Lions have won three games in a row for the first time since 2007, and the improved run game and defense have had a lot to do with it.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 14 game against the Lions at Detroit.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
One week after he averaged a season-high 8.4 yards per carry, feeding Matt Forté a steady diet of carries should be part of Mike Martz's game plan Sunday.

Packers OG Colledge raising his level of play

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
Our sources tell us that Green Bay OLG Daryn Colledge is playing better than he did last year, although he's still considered the weak link in the offensive line, according to NFC North Whispers.

Lions MLB Levy returns to practice

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Lions MLB DeAndre Levy returned to the individual portion of practice on Tuesday for the first time since spraining his ankle in Week Three.

Injuries leave Lions scrambling at linebacker

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Injuries to DeAndre Levy and Landon Johnson have left the Lions thin at linebacker.

Lions need Levy strong in the middle

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Lions' defense has taken heat for being too dependent on the front four making all the plays and for being too weak on the back end, but linebacker remains a weakness, too.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 26, 2010
Levy has returned from a groin injury in Sunday's game at Minnesota.||||||| Levy, a third-round pick out of Wisconsin in 2009, had 79 tackles in 16 games as a rookie.
Posted Aug. 30, 2010
Levy will miss the final exhibition game Thursday and perhaps the season-opener with a pulled groin muscle.||||||| Lions coach Jim Schwartz disclosed the injury Monday. Levy was injured in Saturday's preseason game against Cleveland, his first action since a back injury. Levy will now miss the final preseason game against Buffalo and is a question mark for the Sept. 12 regular-season opener in Chicago.
Posted Aug. 16, 2010
Levy took part in some drills after missing most of training camp with a sore back.||||||| Levy's presence will be needed after the Lions lost backup Jordon Dizon for the season with a knee injury. Dizon injured his left knee during Saturday's exhibition loss at Pittsburgh, a game he started in place of Levy.

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