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Louis Delmas

Louis Delmas - #26 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 202 lbs.
Birthday 04/12/1987
Birthplace Fort Pierce, FL
College Western Michigan
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 1st pick by Lions

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
38 0 1

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.

Detroit safety Delmas has knee surgery

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Lions S Louis Delmas, who has not practiced in a week, had surgery on his left knee Tuesday.

Lions WR Young practices, releases statement

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young, who reportedly returned to practice Tuesday, released a statement regarding his absence from last week’s OTAs. 

Young absent from Lions' OTAs following fight

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Lions WR Titus Young was absent from Monday’s offseason team activities following a fight with a teammate.

Lions' Schwartz says Suh was 'an improved player'

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Lions coach Jim Schwartz addressed the status of OT Jeff Backus, DT Ndamukong Suh and the Lions' late first-round draft pick.

Lions-Saints inactives

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
For the first time since Thanksgiving, Lions S Louis Delmas will be active for Saturday's wild-card matchup against the Saints.

Lions' skill apparent, as is need for discipline

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 2:16 a.m. ET
The Lions have the talent to compete with the NFC's best, and at 7-5 they remain primary playoff contenders, but more discipline is needed as they enter the final quarter.

Injuries, discipline for Suh potential problems for Lions

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 9 p.m. ET
The fallout from the Lions' loss to the Packers could extend beyond the holiday. 

Lions RB Smith, FS Delmas hurt in game

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Detroit RB Kevin Smith left Thursday's game and didn't return. The Lions' secondary also was hit by injuries, and the Packers lost a pair of linebackers.

Insider: Bills' Gailey knows offense

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
An NFL insider marvels at the job head coach Chan Gailey has done with the Bills' offense in his first year in Buffalo.

Lions' secondary the clear Achilles' heel

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Lions have allowed 609 passing yards through two games, and it has become clear that the secondary has been the main culprit.

Lions' secondary becoming a primary concern

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Lions' best defensive back, FS Louis Delmas, has battled a groin injury and hasn't played much this preseason, one of several concerns the team has in the secondary.

Lions have glut at safety opposite Delmas

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
We know that Louis Delmas will be one of the starting safeties for the Lions after a very solid rookie season. But who will line up next to him?

Lions' Schwartz knows what he's doing

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz is adamant in standing behind his young players, most notably Matthew Stafford, and he's very wise to do so.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal says safety Louis Delmas has agreed to a two-year contract to remain with the Detroit Lions. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because no announcement had been made. The 25-year-old Delmas returns to Detroit after the Lions added free agent safety Glover Quin earlier this week.||||||| Delmas played only eight games last season but started them all. He was limited by left knee problems.
Posted Nov. 09, 2012
Detroit has Louis Delmas back in the lineup after he missed three straight games with an injured left knee.||||||| This is a big boost for the ailing Lions secondary.
Posted Oct. 29, 2012
Coach Jim Schwartz said Delmas had some tests on his left knee Monday but did not elaborate, only saying the four-year veteran was day-to-day.||||||| Delmas left Sunday's game and did not return. He had surgery on the same knee during the preseason and missed Detroit's first four games.
Posted Oct. 28, 2012
Delmas has injured his left knee and left the game against the Seattle Seahawks.||||||| Delmas was hurt in the third quarter, had his left knee examined on the sideline then went toward the locker room. He missed the first four games of the season recovering from surgery on the same knee.
Posted Sept. 09, 2012
Delmas is active and starting for the first time this season after having knee surgery in August.||||||| Delmas was recovering from left knee surgery.

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