Reggie Bush RUMORS & NEWS

  • 49ers RB Bush asks to be included in punt-return competition

    CSN Bay Area "Reggie Bush has gone the past three seasons without lining up deep to field a punt. When he came to the 49ers, he asked to be given that opportunity -- again. “It was my idea,” Bush said on Thursday after the 49ers wrapped up a practice at organized team activities. “I told the coaches I..." May 22

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    Marc Sessler @MarcSesslerNFL

    Tomsula: Reggie Bush can be an every down back. 'He's a runner, he's not a gadget guy.' #49ers

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    Dov Kleiman @NFL_RealUpdates

    RB Reggie Bush left New England without a contract, per @NBCdianna

  • Reggie Bush reportedly visits with the Patriots

    Providence Journal "The Patriots have a Shane Vereen replacement at Gillette Stadium on Friday. According to ESPN, running back Reggie Bush is in Foxboro for a visit with the Patriots. The 30-year-old running back is coming off a down year with the Detroit Lions, running for 297 yards and catching 40 passes for..." March 13

  • 49ers Have 'Great Conversation' with Free-agent RB Reggie Bush"

    NFL.com "On the same day the franchise’s all-time leading rusher committed to play elsewhere, the San Francisco 49ers hosted a free-agent running back who could help fill the void. Shortly after Frank Gore’s signing with the Indianapolis Colts became official on Wednesday, the 49ers met with Reggie Bush..." March 12

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Reggie Bush, wanted by several teams, will be visiting the 49ers today

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Reggie Bush is considering a potential return to the #Saints. Also considering the #Patriots and the #49ers, I’m told.

  • Saints could be interested in bringing back Reggie Bush

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints are in the market for running backs and could be interested in a reunion with Reggie Bush. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora described the Saints as “high” on Bush, who was drafted by the organization second overall in 2006 and played with the team for five seasons." March 07

  • Reggie Bush and Wife Lilit Expecting 2nd Child?

    Terez Owens "Even though he was just cut by the Detroit Lions, Reggie Bush may be adding one more to his own roster. Lilit Avagyan and Bush married in 2014 and already have one child, a 2-year-old daughter named Briseis. " March 01

  • Lions release RB Reggie Bush in cost-cutting move

    Detroit Free Press "Reggie Bush spent the last few months nursing an ankle injury that limited his role in the Detroit Lions' underachieving offense. He'll spend the next few weeks looking for a new team. The Lions released Bush today in a cost-cutting move that will free up cap room to help the team with its..." February 25

  • Lions' Mayhew noncommittal about Reggie Bush for 2015

    Detroit News "With Reggie Bush turning 30 next month and Joique Bell turning 29 in August, the Lions likely will target a long-term solution at running back in April's draft. General manager Martin Mayhew fielded a question Wednesday about the traits he looks for in a back, and in listing them, he mentioned..." February 19

  • Report: Reggie Bush implicated for spiking drinks by Darren Sharper codefendent

    Yahoo! Sports "The rape trial of former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper has taken a strange turn. A former sheriff's deputy in Louisiana, who has been charged (along with Sharper) with helping to drug women in order to rape them, told investigators he witnessed former Saints and current Detroit Lions..." February 07

  • Reggie Bush vehemently denies allegations of spiking drinks

    SI "Reggie Bush has strongly denied accusations that he drugged women's drinks with ecstasy after a co-defendant in Darren Sharper's rape trial said he had seen the Detroit Lions running back do so, according to Dave Birkett at the Detroit Free Press. Brandon Licciardi, a former sheriff's deputy in..." February 07

  • Lions' Bell develops rhythm, takes over as No. 1 RB

    Detroit Free Press "It took 14 games, but the Lions finally acknowledged what most have seen all year: Joique Bell, not Reggie Bush, is their No. 1 running back. "Well, certainly lately," offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said. "Every game develops at a different rate. The game plan kind of comes out in a certain..." December 20

  • Lions' Reggie Bush probable to play vs. Buccaneers

    The Score "The Detroit Lions should get a boost to their backfield this weekend, as running back Reggie Bush is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bush suffered an ankle injury during the Lions' Week 5 loss to the Buffalo Bills and re-aggravated it on Nov. 9 against the..." December 05

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Reggie Bush is out for today's game. Ankle still not responding well enough. Lions hopeful Bush can play Week 14

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Reggie Bush will not play Sunday against Arizona but expected back Week 12. Steelers optimistic Troy Polamalu back Week 13 after their bye

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Caldwell said there's a possibility #Lions sit Bush much like they did with Megatron to get that ankle right. Was a response to question.

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush miss Lions practice again, doesn't look like either will play Sunday

  • Bush, Bell remain hopeful they can play vs. Vikings

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions running backs Reggie Bush and Joique Bell are dealing with injuries and both offered little update on their health status Monday. But both remained hopeful they could play this week at Minnesota and were upbeat when they spoke with reporters. Bush suffered an ankle injury and did..." October 07

  • Reggie Bush: Adrian Peterson should be able to play

    NFL.com "Debate continues to swirl around Adrian Peterson following his indictment Friday on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. While Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has called for the Vikings to suspend their All-Pro running back, not everyone agrees that Peterson should be..." September 17

  • Report: Lions' Reggie Bush sells Hollywood Hills home for $5.7M

    Detroit News "Anyone dreaming of winning the lottery and buying Reggie Bush’s gorgeous house in Los Angeles must now look for a new dream. The Lions running back sold the 4,800-square foot home in the Hollywood Hills for $5.7 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, just shy of the $6 million asking..." June 26

  • Bush: Stafford fits 'perfectly' with new offense

    NFL.com "After closing last season with a 2-6 record as Matthew Stafford struggled down the stretch, the Detroit Lions entered the offseason determined to fix their franchise quarterback. Noted quarterback mentor Jim Caldwell has been rebuilding Stafford's confidence, telling reporters that his new..." June 10

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Joe Lombardi on using Reggie Bush and Joique Bell: "I see these guys kind of having a split role and both being very productive."

  • Reggie Bush: Players aren't bothered by Ndamukong Suh skipping Lions' conditioning

    Michigan Live "Detroit Lions tailback Reggie Bush is excited to reunite with Joe Lombardi. He's excited to get to know Jim Caldwell. He's excited to be back with his teammates this week. "It's good to have everybody here right now," he said, "and everybody's working." Everybody? What about Ndamukong..." April 10

  • Lions' Reggie Bush lobbied for RB coach Curtis Modkins' return

    Detroit News "Reggie Bush has proven himself to be quite a salesman. He was making the rounds on Radio Row Friday on behalf of Sony, who hired him to promote their new Xperia Z1S waterproof Smartphone. “You can drop it and it won’t crack, and you can put it under water and it will still work,” he said. “How..." February 01

  • Reggie Bush wants to play at least five more years

    Pro Football Talk "Lions running back Reggie Bush joined PFT Live on Friday to talk about his eight-year NFL career. Yes, Reggie Bush has been in the NFL for eight years now. The question becomes how many more years we’ll see a guy who has plenty of tread left on the tires, given the years that he was part of..." January 31

  • Joique Bell could push Reggie Bush for starting job if he re-signs with Lions

    Michigan Live "Joique Bell didn't go to USC. He didn't win a Heisman Trophy. He didn't even date Kim Kardashian. In other words, Bell is not Reggie Bush. But while he might not have the same kind of public profile, nor the same kind of contract -- in fact, he's a restricted free agent -- Bell just might..." January 09

  • Lions running backs Reggie Bush, Joique Bell could set NFL benchmark today

    Detroit Free Press "If Reggie Bush has 27 receiving yards in today’s season finale at Minnesota, he and Joique Bell would accomplish something no other running back tandem in NFL history has done. They would both finish the season with at least 500 yards rushing and 500 yards receiving. Bell has been nothing..." December 29

  • Bush says Lions lacked “chemistry”

    Pro Football Talk "he Lions have lacked veteran leadership in recent years. Running back Reggie Bush deserves credit for trying to fill the void. Given that Bush rarely has said anything controversial during his eight-year NFL career, his decision to repeatedly talk about the problems with his latest team..." December 29

  • Bush looks back on 'roller coaster' first year with Lions

    Detroit News "Running back Reggie Bush described his first season in Detroit perfectly. “It’s been a roller coaster,” he said Friday. When Bush was on his game, the Lions soared. But when he struggled, the team often did, too. Bush’s season started strong, with 191 yards from scrimmage and a..." December 28

  • Reggie Bush on track for normal reps

    Rotoworld "ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on SportsCenter early Monday that the "expectation within the Lions' organization" is Reggie Bush (calf) will handle his normal workload Monday night against Baltimore. Bush is officially listed as questionable, but beat writers close to the team all along have..." December 16

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Expect both to play RT @RavensInsider: For the Lions, Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and running back Reggie Bush (calf) are questionable

  • Reggie Bush questionable for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "Six days ago, Lions running back Reggie Bush was ready to go in Philly despite a Thanksgiving Day calf injury. Until Bush slipped on the snowy field in Philly. With the Lions preparing to host the Ravens on Monday night, Bush is officially questionable to play. Also questionable is rookie..." December 15

  • Lions' Reggie Bush denies he fell before Eagles game, expects to play Monday

    Detroit News "Running back Reggie Bush denied a report he fell before the Lions' game against the Eagles in snowy Philadelphia, but said Wednesday he wasn't healthy enough to play. Bush, who said he expects to play Monday night against the Ravens, was fighting a calf injury in the week leading up to last..." December 12

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Reggie Bush said he's not really sure how he hurt the calf again in warm-ups last week but is looking forward to playing on Monday night.

  • Reggie Bush expects to play

    ESPN "Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush expects to be available to play Monday night against the Baltimore Ravens. When asked by a reporter whether he fully expects to return this week, Bush responded with a one-word affirmative: "Yeah." He then went on to explain exactly what happened to him..." December 11

  • Reggie Bush latest player against NFL games on Thursday

    CBS Sports "Add Lions running back Reggie Bush's name to the list of players who think Thursday Night Football is a terrible idea. The NFL has championed safety for much of commissioner Roger Goodell's tenure but the league doesn't think having teams play on just three day's rest is a problem. (The NFL..." December 05

  • Reggie Bush: No more fumbles in '13

    ESPN "After two lost fumbles in the past three games, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush made a guarantee Wednesday. He won't fumble again this season. Bush, in his first year with the Lions, made the guarantee as part of an explanation as to why he has been fumbling more lately. "Just not..." November 21

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Jim Schwartz said Reggie Bush isn't a mudder. Bush said today "I think the opposite." Said bad conditions can help get defenders off balance

  • Reggie Bush: Nobody but myself to blame for benching

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions slumped to a 37-27 loss against the Steelers on Sunday after being held scoreless in the second half of the game. Part of the reason they were shut out was the lack of production from running back Reggie Bush. Bush had 54 total yards in the game, most of them coming in the first half..." November 18

  • Lions' Reggie Bush eager to run up yardage on Bears again

    Detroit Free Press "Reggie Bush is licking his chops at the thought of facing the Bears’ porous run defense that has been downright poor this season. “Well, yeah,” the Lions running back said. “We have to be able to take advantage of obviously the holes that we see. Obviously they’re going to do their part this..." November 08

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Despite his knee injury and limited practice Friday, Lions RB Reggie Bush is expected to play today vs. Dallas.

  • Jerry Jones says he’s more worried about defending RB Reggie Bush than WR Calvin Johnson

    Dallas Morning News "Reports this morning out of Detroit have Lions running back Reggie Bush not practicing Friday, with his right leg wrapped up. Bush hasn’t been listed on the Lions’ injury report this week. If Bush can’t play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, that would very much please owner Jerry..." October 26

  • Lions' Reggie Bush on missed practice: 'I'm playing Sunday'

    Detroit News "Don’t worry: Reggie Bush said he is playing Sunday against the Cowboys. The Lions running back walked around the indoor practice field Friday with an ice pack on his upper right leg and didn't practice, but Bush said he was just taking a day off. "I'm playing Sunday," he said. "That's all..." October 26

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    RB Reggie Bush sat out #Lions practice today. Had his right leg wrapped up. Injury report at 4. Hilliard Delmas and Burleson also sat out.

  • Lions' Reggie Bush able to exploit matchup after second-half adjustment

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions signed running back Reggie Bush to be a dangerous dual threat out of the backfield but through two quarters against the Cleveland Browns he hadn't done much of anything. At the half Bush had 14 rushing yards on seven carries and wasn't targeted once in the passing game. Part..." October 14

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Calvin Johnson Louis Delmas and Rob Sims all back at #Lions practice today. Reggie Bush was practicing too. Nate Burleson the only one out

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Reggie Bush Jason Fox and Patrick Edwards participating in #Lions practice open to media. Calvin Johnson Louis Delmas and Rob Sims sat out

  • Reggie Bush wanted to play, was told no but says he'll play next week

    Detroit Free Press "Reggie Bush begged and pleaded and did all he could to get on the field but in the end Lions coach Jim Schwartz decided his running back just wasn’t healthy enough to play. Bush was inactive for Sunday afternoon’s 27-20 victory at Washington a week after spraining his left knee in a loss to the..." September 23