Skip to content

Lions re-sign Maurice Stovall

Getty Images

The Detroit Lions announced Monday that they have re-signed veteran wide receiver Maurice Stovall.

The 27-year-old Stovall was a third-round pick of the Buccaneers in 2006, after playing his college ball at Notre Dame. Stovall hasn’t panned out as a receiving threat in the pros, but he was a core special teamer in Detroit last season.

Stovall racked up seven special teams tackles in 15 appearances.

He’ll be on the roster bubble in training camp.

Permalink 14 Comments Feed for comments Latest Stories in: Detroit Lions, Home, Rumor Mill
14 Responses to “Lions re-sign Maurice Stovall”
  1. blacc24 says: Jun 4, 2012 5:43 PM

    Whatever ?! Known entity.

  2. mattjay0101 says: Jun 4, 2012 5:44 PM

    I would like to see Stovall split time with Titus Young!

    The guy tore it up during the 2011 preseason, he looks alot like Calvin sometimes.

  3. highonluck says: Jun 4, 2012 5:44 PM

    Why is this even a story, did he pay you?

  4. Soulman45 says: Jun 4, 2012 5:48 PM

    Is working on the ST on their to the Super Bowl.

  5. baddorange says: Jun 4, 2012 5:53 PM

    He stinks.

  6. jgrange08 says: Jun 4, 2012 6:03 PM

    Lions reign stovall?? Championship

  7. noeffinway says: Jun 4, 2012 6:30 PM

    When does pft change it’s name? Should be “Mlive”…..

  8. bigwalt2990 says: Jun 4, 2012 7:26 PM

    Any time Titus/Broyles aren’t getting, is a detriment to the team. Stovall is a special teamer, and still has to make roster cuts.

  9. ajknox88 says: Jun 4, 2012 8:08 PM

    I don’t think Schwartz trusts him on offense and thats the reason he didn’t play many snaps and when they did, they never looked his way.

    But honestly he could be a good receiving threat if he can demonstrate any sort of soft hands. He’s so tall and Stafford could just throw it up to a spot like he does with Calvin so often and be almost as effective.

  10. censorshipisbad says: Jun 4, 2012 9:52 PM

    Great special teamer.. but dont get your hopes up for this guy catching anything more than the common cold.

  11. lolb23 says: Jun 4, 2012 10:28 PM

    Guy is a best every pre-season.

  12. lolb23 says: Jun 4, 2012 10:28 PM

    beast, even.

  13. stevedeans says: Jun 5, 2012 8:03 AM

    3rd round? I think it was the 8th round.

  14. lrak76 says: Jun 5, 2012 11:03 AM

    I know the Lions always need more recievers but spending the little cap money you left on him, unless he converted to CB or SS, doesn’t make sense. However, since he’s a special teamer I understand why they would need him. They must plan on being on the receiving team a lot since their secondary could get torched every drive.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!