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  1. Report: Detroit Lions to host Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz for a visitRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    ... vely a blocker, and wouldn't match Fiedorowicz's skill-set in the passing game. The Lions also signed tight end Matt Veldman to a futures deal, though he's probably a long shot to make the team barring unforeseen circumstances.

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  2. Four-year deal brings Pettigrew back to LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Lansing State Journal

    ... drops last year. The Lions have three young tight ends on their roster -- Joseph Fauria, Michael Williams and Matt Veldman -- but still could try and upgrade the position in May's draft. Fauria had seven touchdown catches as a rookie but was used ...

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  3. Pettigrew made sense to return to DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | ESPN

    ... had not kept Pettigrew, the only tight ends on the roster would have been Joseph Fauria , Michael Williams and Matt Veldman . Fauria and Williams were rookies last season, and of the three, only Fauria had any extended playing time or even caught a ...

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  4. Lions bring back five players, including receivers Kris Durham, Jeremy RossRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Detroit News

    The Lions tendered all five of their exclusive-rights free agents Friday, processing the one-year deals before the deadline Tuesday at 4 p.m. Wide receivers Kris Durham and Jeremy Ross, cornerback Chris Greenwood, linebacker Julian Stanford and tight end Matt Veldman will all be back in 2014, a Lions spokesman confirmed.

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  5. Detroit Lions seeking receiver, might consider Saints castoff MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Lansing State Journal

    ... Durham ($645,000), cornerback Chris Greenwood ($570,000), linebacker Julian Stanford ($570,000) and tight end Matt Veldman ($420,000). * SUH HIRES AGENT: More than a month after he fired his longtime representatives at Relativity Sports, Detroit ...

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  6. Lions tender offers to KR Ross, four other free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... Durham ($645,000), cornerback Chris Greenwood ($570,000), linebacker Julian Stanford ($570,000) and tight end Matt Veldman ($420,000). All three played sparingly for the Lions last year and will have to compete for jobs this fall. Greenwood was a ...

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  7. Detroit Lions tender offers to kick returner Jeremy Ross, four other free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... Durham ($645,000), cornerback Chris Greenwood ($570,000), linebacker Julian Stanford ($570,000) and tight end Matt Veldman ($420,000). All three played sparingly for the Lions last year and will have to compete for jobs this fall. Greenwood was a ...

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  8. Lions tender all five of their exclusive-rights free agentsRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Pride of Detroit

    ... according to Dave Birkett . The Lions extended offers on Friday to wide receiver Jeremy Ross , tight end Matt Veldman , linebacker Julian Stanford and cornerback Chris Greenwood , meaning all four players will be back going into the 2014 season. ...

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  9. Lions tender offers to KR Ross, three other free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... minimum contracts to cornerback Chris Greenwood ($570,000), linebacker Julian Stanford ($570,000) and tight end Matt Veldman ($420,000). All three played sparingly for the Lions last year and will have to compete for jobs this fall. Greenwood was a ...

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  10. Lions bring back five players, including receivers Kris Durham, Jeremy RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Detroit News

    The Lions tendered all five of their exclusive-rights free agents Friday, processing the deals before the deadline Tuesday at 4 p.m. Wide receivers Kris Durham and Jeremy Ross, cornerback Chris Greenwood, linebacker Julian Stanford and tight end Matt Veldman will all be back in 2014, a Lions spokesman confirmed.

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  11. Where the Lions roster stands: Tight endRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Pride of Detroit

    ... could offer him more money, even though Pettigrew has been average at best in recent years. Dorin Dickerson and Matt Veldman are both set to become free agents as well for the Lions, but they aren't unrestricted. As a result, both should be back if ...

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  12. Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham Being Brought Back Addresses Detroit Lions' WR IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... again, considering that Detroit is looking to add another player through the draft or free agency. Tight end Matt Veldman , linebacker Julian Stanford and cornerback Chris Greenwood were the other three on the exclusive rights list, but Mayhew ...

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  13. Lions will re-sign Jeremy Ross, Kris DurhamRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | Pride of Detroit

    ... that two of them -- wide receivers Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham -- will for sure be back. Chances are tight end Matt Veldman , linebacker Julian Stanford and cornerback Chris Greenwood will be tendered contracts as well, meaning their only option for ...

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  14. Lions possible Offseason ScenarioRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2014 | Pride of Detroit

    ... if any mistakes could be cut and bring in someone else on the roster who can but he is a vet and good Release Matt Veldman $9.0 Million - Brandon Pettigrew $3.4 Million - Shaun Hill $3.2 Million - Other FAs that have smaller releases of cap and not ...

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  15. New Lions O-coordinator sees value in Pettigrew's two-way talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... and Michael Williams, plus control of restricted free agent Dorin Dickerson and exclusive rights to free agent Matt Veldman. But Pettigrew is one of the NFL's more versatile tight ends. He excels as a blocker, had two 70-plus catch seasons early in ...

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  16. Detroit Lions' Joe Lombardi sees value in tight end Brandon Pettigrew's two-way talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... and Michael Williams, plus control of restricted free agent Dorin Dickerson and exclusive rights to free agent Matt Veldman. But Pettigrew is one of the NFL's more versatile tight ends. He excels as a blocker, had two 70-plus catch seasons early in ...

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  17. Lions put Dickerson on IR after he had concussionRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2013 | WJRT

    ... team's medical staff he had a concussion during a game against the New York Giants. The Lions signed tight end Matt Veldman from their practice squad Thursday to replace Dickerson, claimed wide receiver Micheal Spurlock off waivers from the Dallas ...

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  18. Wild week to end in Frisco for ex-Bison tight end VeldmanRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | IN-FORUM

    Fargo - The travel schedule for Matt Veldman from Minneapolis to Frisco, Texas, this week will give the NFL tight end a tour of the middle of the country.

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  19. Detroit Lions snap count report: 4 players make debut with team vs. Minnesota VikingsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | MLive.com

    ... players made their debut with the Detroit Lions against the Minnesota Vikings. Leroy Harris, Rodney Austin, Matt Veldman and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah all played their first snaps with the Lions, with Austin and Veldman making their professional debuts. ...

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  20. Detroit Lions conclude disappointing season in MinnesotaRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2013 | MLive.com

    ... to prove himself as a viable option in the backfield. There are end-of-the-roster guys such as tight end Matt Veldman, who was called up from the practice squad this week and will play in his first career game -- just a few miles from his hometown ...

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