Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Titans' picks: Round 3/97 - Zaviar Gooden, LB, 6-1, 234, Missouri...There really wasn't a need here with weak-side linebacker Zach Brown arriving last year. But the Titans like Gooden's speed (4.47 in the 40) and figure to use him on special teams and perhaps in certain packages as a rookie. - The Sports Xchange
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09/26/16 - The Detroit Lions waived linebacker Zaviar Gooden on Monday after he was promoted from the practice squad and played in Sunday's game.
09/24/16 - LB Zaviar Gooden was signed to the active roster on Saturday by the Detroit Lions, who waived wide receiver Aaron Dobson. Gooden was signed to the practice squad this week after originally participating in training camp. He spent the 2013 and '14 seasons with the Tennessee Titans, where he had 27 tackles (17 solo) in 24 games (three starts).
08/14/16 - LB Zaviar Gooden suffered a concussion against the Steelers and now must go through the NFL's return-to-play protocol before he gets back on the field. Gooden's health, obviously, is of paramount concern, but his absence leaves the Lions shorthanded at an already thin position. Backup Jon Bostic suffered a leg injury last week and the Lions are still determining whether he needs surgery.
05/03/16 - LB Zaviar Gooden was signed by the Lions Monday (May 2). Gooden joins the Lions after spending the 2013-14 seasons with the Tennessee Titans, where he appeared in 24 games (three starts) and made 36 tackles.
09/12/15 - LB Zaviar Gooden was waived from reserve/injured with an injury settlement by the Titans Friday (Sept. 11).
09/06/15 - LB Zaviar Gooden was placed on reserve/injured by the Titans Saturday (Sept. 5).
09/01/15 - LB Zaviar Gooden remains out with a hamstring injury.
08/26/15 - LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) remains out with an injury from the game against the Falcons.
08/21/15 - LB Zaviar Gooden is out with a hamstring injury suffered against the Falcons.
08/16/15 - ILB Zaviar Gooden went down with a hamstring injury in the game and had to be carted to the locker room. The extent of his injury was unknown on Saturday.