The Detroit Lions added more depth to the running back position over Memorial Day weekend. Lions and Matt Asiata reach a year agreement and waive fullback Michael Burton to make room on the roster. Matt Asiata split time with Jerick McKinnon in an attempt to supplement the loss of Adrian Peterson. In Matt’s career as a Viking, he compiled 1,259 yards on 361 carries and 18 touchdowns. His best year coming in 2014 when he ran for 570 yards and 9 touchdowns. Asiata will more than likely be a fourth option at running back and possibly used as a power back in short yardage situations.
If you have followed the NFL’s preseason workouts and camps at all, you have heard about a ton of injuries. It seems to me that there is a crap ton this year. Granted you are going to have your guys that are just camp and preseason bodies (guys who won’t make the team). But some big name players are dropping like flies! […]