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AFC East Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 13-3-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 8-9-0
2-4-0 7-10-0

2022 Defensive

Total Tackles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Forced Fumbles
Regular Season 95 1 0 1 0.0

Top DeShon Elliott News

  • Dolphins' DeShon Elliott: Heads to Miami on one-year pact

    The Dolphins agreed to terms with Elliott on a one-year contract Wednesday, Marcel Louis-Jacques of reports.

    Elliott spent last season with the Lions, starting 13 games and playing 91 percent of the snaps while recording 96 tackles and one interception. In Miami, Elliott could step into a starting role at safety alongside Jevon Holland if Brandon Jones (knee) isn't able to make a full recovery from the ACL tear he suffered in late October.

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  • Lions' DeShon Elliott: Primed for pay raise

    Elliott registered 96 tackles, three pass breakups, one forced fumble and one recovered fumble over 14 games in 2022.

    Playing on a one-year, $1.1 million deal in 2022, Elliott had a rough start to his tenure in Detroit that included an early-season benching. However, it didn't take Elliott long to work his way back into the lineup, where he was an every-down player over the second half the year. Considering that he figures to have plenty of suitors for his services in 2023, Elliott is far from certain to return to Detroit.

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  • Lions' DeShon Elliott: Back in action Sunday

    Elliott (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game at Green Bay.

    Elliott has missed the last two contests due to a shoulder issue, but after putting together three consecutive capped sessions during Week 18 prep, he'll set aside his questionable designation and return to his typical role as the Lions' starting free safety.

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  • Lions' DeShon Elliott: Expected to play Sunday

    Elliott (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's matchup against Green Bay, but he's expected to play, Kyle Meinke of reports.

    Elliott has missed back-to-back games due to a shoulder injury, but it appears he'll return to action for a pivotal Week 18 matchup against the Packers. Across 13 appearances with Detroit, the fourth-year safety has totaled a career-high 91 tackles to go along with three pass defenses, one interception and one forced fumble.

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  • Lions' DeShon Elliott: Won't face Chicago

    Elliott (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

    Elliott will be sidelined for the second consecutive game with the shoulder injury he suffered Week 15 against the Jets. Ifeatu Melifonwu played 97 percent of Detroit's defensive snaps in Elliott's absence last week and could play a heavy role again Sunday.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Dallas, TX
Age: 26
School: Texas
Experience: 6