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Kassim Osgood

Kassim Osgood - #10 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 05/20/1980
Birthplace Boston, MA
College San Diego State
Years played 11

Fantasy outlook: RB Mikel Leshoure

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
The Lions found a complementary back to Jahvid Best in Mikel Leshoure, and he could provide a spark as a rookie.

Lions loading up on both sides

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
We all knew the Lions could use a cornerback and two linebackers. But right now, they are just having fun collecting lots and lots of talent.

Fairley shocking DL developments in Detroit

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Let me get this straight … you could see Ndamukong Suh, Corey Williams, Nick Fairley and Kyle Vanden Bosch on the field at the same time? The Lions got a steal.

Teams to begin offseason workouts next week

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
With the news that the league year will start on Friday morning, teams are notifying their players that offseason workouts will begin shortly.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Don’t overlook pass rusher for Lions

Posted April 17, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
With all the talk about cornerback, offensive line and linebacker as the Lions' top needs heading into the draft, don't rule out a front-four addition with the team's first pick.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 13

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 13th pick in the NFL draft, including OLB Brian Orakpo to the Redskins in 2009.

Prince Amukamara's draft diary, Part Seven

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara talked to Pro Football Weekly's Kevin Fishbain as part of his weekly diary leading up to the NFL draft. In this week's entry, Prince compared meeting with NFL teams to college recruiting.

Lions' RB interest unrelated to Best

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Keen Lions fans have noticed that the team has done a lot of homework on this year's crop of running backs, something that has elicited mild surprise.

Lions regain draft pick

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Lions have won an appeal with the NFL and will have an extra seventh-round pick this season but lose a pick in that round in 2012, the league announced on Thursday.

Lions lose assistant secondary coach to college

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Daron Roberts, who had been the Lions' assistant secondary coach, has left the team to take a coaching position at the University of West Virginia, according to ESPN.

Lions' Schwartz has confidence in Stafford's rehab

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Lions QB Matthew Stafford is rehabbing his surgically repaired shoulder, and his head coach, Jim Schwartz, is confident that Stafford is done with the injury bug.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

No change to rule that cost Lions victory

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
The NFL's competition committee will not look at changing the rule that affected Lions WR Calvin Johnson in Week One of the 2010 season.

Lions' Hanson hopes to return in 2011

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
PFW visited with injured Lions PK Jason Hanson last week, and he said his rehab from the MCL injury that ended his 2010 season has been gradual but productive.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2012
The Jaguars released Osgood on Tuesday.||||||| Osgood is a three-time Pro Bowler on special teams and should catch on somewhere.
Posted Sept. 29, 2010
Osgood leapt out a second-floor window to escape a gun-wielding man who attacked him and a 19-year-old woman. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the armed intruder exchanged gunfire with his ex-girlfriend, Mackenzie Rae Putnal, after putting a gun to her head on Monday night.||||||| Police say Osgood, 30, sustained some minor bruises during the attack and while fleeing. Coach Jack Del Rio says, "He's fine. I'm aware of it. I really can't comment on that whole deal. He's doing OK."
Posted Jan. 27, 2006
Osgood signed a four-year contract with the Chargers on Friday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The special teams standout and reserve wide receiver led San Diego with 19 special teams tackles before suffering a torn pectoral muscle in a Dec. 4 game. He had just two catches for 21 yards this season.|||||||
Posted Dec. 06, 2005
Tests have revealed that Osgood has a torn pectoral muscle, an injury suffered in Sunday's win over the Oakland Raiders. According to Chargers head coach Marty Schottenheimer, the receiver will undergo surgery in the near future and miss the rest of the season. He will be placed on injured reserve.||||||| The majority of Osgood's playing time has come on special teams this season, giving him no fantasy value. For the year, he had just two catches for 21 yards.
Posted April 27, 2005
Osgood has re-signed with the San Diego Chargers, agreeing to a one-year contract. The receiver appeared in all 16 of the team's regular-season contests in 2004, finishing the year with 15 catches for 308 yards and two touchdowns. He also saw extensive action on special teams.||||||| Osgood is expected to fill a similar role with the Chargers next season. He'll likely end up as the teams third or fourth wideout.

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