Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Lions' picks: Round 3/76 -- DeAndre Levy, LB, 6-1, 236, Wisconsin...Levy played on the outside at Wisconsin, but he said the Lions had talked to him about playing the middle, where they have a gaping hole. He said he ended up with some similar assignments to the middle linebacker in certain situations in college. He was visiting New Orleans when the Lions scrambled to get him on a plane to Detroit for the last day prospects could visit teams, and he took that as a good sign. He's athletic but might need to get stronger. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout DeAndre Levy News
11/05/15 - LB DeAndre Levy (hip) was placed on reserve/injured by the Lions Wednesday (Nov. 4).
10/22/15 - LB DeAndre Levy (hip) underwent surgery and was walking around the team facility on Wednesday, but the team has not yet determined whether or not he'll go on injured reserve.
10/15/15 - LB DeAndre Levy will undergo hip surgery, and even though the team hasn't place him on injured reserve, there's a chance his season is over. "After consulting with all our medical staff, all of our training staff, outside sources as well, the best immediate course of action for him is to get surgery," Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. "He had a little setback during the course of the game, and so (he'll undergo) surgery here in short order." Levy missed the first four games, and after returning last Sunday, he exited late in the second quarter. One of the Lions' defensive stars, he had 151 tackles in 2014, ranking second in the NFL, and in 2013, he tied for second in the league with six interceptions. "Very, very integral part of what we do," Caldwell said. "But, we do have some capable guys obviously in that position."
10/14/15 - LB DeAndre Levy will undergo surgery on his injured hip, Lions coach Jim Caldwell announced Wednesday.
Caldwell said no decision has been made regarding whether or not Levy will be placed on the injured reserve list. Levy will out of the lineup indefinitely.
Levy missed the first four games of the season because of the hip problem before returning to the lineup against the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday. He reaggravated the injury in the 42-17 loss, leaving the game in the first half and did not return. He did not record any tackles.
10/12/15 - LB DeAndre Levy (hip) exited late in the second quarter and didn't return, but the team didn't have an update on him Monday.