Tony Scheffler

Tony Scheffler

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/255 lbs
Born: Morenci, Michigan
College: Western Michigan
Draft: 2006 2nd round (29th pick) by the
  • The Meadville Tribune, Pa.

    Column: Weekend betting picks

    Oct. 1—My second week of picks performed better than the first week, but not by much. After a 1-4 performance, my picks were 2-3 last week. I was correct on Falcons -1 and Bengals -6. The Falcons beat the Seahawks by four on the road and the Bengals got back to form in a 27-12 win against the Jets. My three losses were close. I missed on the Chiefs -5.5, 49ers -1.5 and Raiders -1.5. Kansas ...

  • Sports Illustrated Detroit Lions News, Analysis and More

    Penn State Joey Porter Jr. Detroit Lions NFL scouting report

    With a solid degree of NFL pedigree, Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr. is an intriguing prospect in the 2023 NFL Draft class. The Nittany Lions defensive back is the son of Joey Porter, who played 13 seasons in professional football with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins and Arizona Cardinals. Yet, Porter Jr. is viewed highly by scouts, because of his own performance in Penn State’s secondary.


    Jamaal Williams, Lions' backup RBs ready for larger role in D'Andre Swift's absence

    ET, Fox), Williams' backfield mate, D'Andre Swift, was ruled out with a shoulder sprain and a lingering ankle injury, opening the door for Williams and fellow backups Craig Reynolds and Justin Jackson to have a greater share of the carries until Swift is healthy -- a circumstance head coach Dan Campbell and the team are comfortable with going forward. "Yeah, real confident.