Tony Scheffler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lions TE Tony Scheffler retires from NFL because of concussions

    Detroit Free Press "Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL. The former Detroit Lions and Western Michigan tight end told the Associated Press today that he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years. He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year..." June 11

  • Lions part ways with veteran TE Scheffler

    Rotoworld "Recovered from his concussion Scheffler no longer had a role on offense following the emergence of Joseph Fauria. A supremely inefficient player Scheffler had followed up his disastrous 2012 with another poor start this season. Now on the wrong side of 30 Scheffler was mkaing $1.95 million. It's..." October 22

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Schwartz said the team is still evaluating TE Tony Scheffler and the team hasn't made a determination on any return date or possible IR

  • Lions TE Tony Scheffler gets vote of confidence from Jim Schwartz

    Detroit Free Press "Maybe now the talk about tight end Tony Scheffler’s future can stop. Scheffler entering his eighth NFL season has been the subject of endless speculation about whether he’ll survive his fourth training camp with the Detroit Lions. He caught 42 passes in 15 games last year the third-most of..." July 26