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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

NFC North Spin cycle: Are Packers back now?

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Packers' convincing win over the previously undefeated Texans was the NFC North's highlight attraction in Week Six action.

Ravens, Lions in trouble despite big wins

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Lions earned big wins but left some big questions unanswered; two key Cowboys slip up; and are the Patriots still clutch?

Lions come from behind to stun Eagles

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and the Lions overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Eagles 26-23 on Sunday.

Hanson knows opposition itching to face Lions' special teams

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Lions PK Jason Hanson knows teams will be eager to face Detroit's special teams after some recent breakdowns. 

Suh will not be ticketed for traffic incident

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will not receive a ticket for allegedly sideswiping another vehicle early Thursday morning.

Alex Karras: A football player and actor, too

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Alex Karras is best remembered for his acting but as a player he was one of the most dominant interior linemen of the 1950s and ’60s.

Alex Karras, former NFL lineman, actor, dies at 77

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Lions' defense in the 1960s before going on to an acting career died Wednesday.

Lions looking healthier after open date

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Louis Delmas and Cliff Avril were on the practice field, looking healthy after a much-needed open date for the Lions.

Former Lions great Karras' condition worsens

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Alex Karras' condition has deteriorated and the NFL team he played for is extending its sympathies.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
After winning Sunday, the 4-1 Vikings and Bears hold a two-game advantage over the 2-3 Packers in the NFC North.

Lions' problems much deeper than awful special teams

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Detroit’s dismal special-teams play might be indicative of a deeper problem beneath the surface.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The surprising Vikings took hold of the NFC North one-fourth of the way through the season with a big win at Detroit.

Jets add former Lions CB Berry

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Lions CB Aaron Berry to a two-year deal.

Two return TDs help lift Vikings past Lions

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown, helping the Vikings beat the Lions 20-13 Sunday.

Lions' special-teams coverage again an issue to watch

Posted Sept. 29, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
The Lions' special-teams coverage was victimized by some bad luck in a loss at Tennessee, but it was also outexecuted. 

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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