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C.J. Mosley | Defensive Lineman

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/6/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 312
College: Missouri
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MLive's Kyle Meinke believes the Lions are not pursuing free agent DT C.J. Mosley because of his marijuana-related suspension last season.
Mosley missed the Lions' game against the Falcons in London after marijuana was found in his hotel room. Mosley was sent home and suspended for a week of practice. Suspension aside, Mosley was a big reason the Lions' defense remained an elite unit following an injury to Nick Fairley, and he would be a useful piece to have as Detroit tries to replace Ndamukong Suh. Apr 4 - 12:23 PM
Source: MLive.com

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Lions DT C.J. Mosley has served his suspension and is back with the team.

Mosley was reportedly caught with marijuana in his London hotel room last week and was suspended by the Lions. When asked if Mosley is facing any punishment from the league, coach Jim Caldwell called it a league and NFLPA issue.
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 12:28:00 PM

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Lions DT C.J. Mosley was sent home from London last week after he was caught with marijuana in his hotel room.

Mosley allegedly disabled a smoke detector in his room and was sent back on a flight to Detroit ahead of the Lions' tilt with the Falcons. He was suspended two games by the team. Mosley is a replacement-level 31-year-old backup.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 10:52:00 AM

Lions suspended DT C.J. Mosley two weeks for violation of team rules.

Mosley was sent home from London on Saturday for conduct detrimental to the team. He's been placed on the reserve/suspended list, with S Jerome Couplin taking his spot on the active roster. Caraun Reid will pick up Mosley's snaps behind Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. Despite his reserve role, Mosley has quietly been one of the best defensive tackles in football this season.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Lions agreed to terms with DT C.J. Mosley, formerly of the Jaguars, on a two-year, $2.75 million contract.

He signs just two days after being cut by the Jaguars. Mosley overtook Terrance Knighton on the depth chart last season, but was viewed as a poor fit for new coach Gus Bradley's system. A pure run-stopper, Mosley should see somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 snaps behind Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 03:49:00 PM

Free agent DT C.J. Mosley is "expected" to sign with the Lions.

The former Jaguar visited on Tuesday. Mosley was released just two days ago, and has yet to make any other visits. It doesn't sound like the Lions are going to give him the opportunity.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 03:02:00 PM

Free agent DT C.J. Mosley is visiting the Lions on Tuesday.

Mosley was released by the Jaguars on Monday. Highly productive against the run last season, Mosley would provide depth behind Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in Detroit.
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 04:45:00 PM

Jaguars released DT C.J. Mosley.

The move frees up $2.475 million in salary, but saves less than $500,000 versus the salary cap. Mosley was cut because the new Jaguars regime isn't high on his scheme fit under Gus Bradley; he wasn't a salary cap casualty. Mosley, 29, racked up 45 tackles and 2.5 sacks last season, playing for Mel Tucker. Tucker is now the defensive coordinator in Chicago.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013 11:16:00 AM

Jaguars DT C.J. Mosley has passed Terrance Knighton on the depth chart.

Knighton missed three months after a nightclub brawl left him needing eye surgery. Mosley used that chance to seize the starting job and he hasn't looked back. Look for Knighton to rotate in behind Tyson Alualu and Mosley.
Thu, Aug 9, 2012 09:42:00 AM

Jaguars re-signed DT C.J. Mosley to three-year, $7.5 million contract.

The deal includes $2 million guaranteed, and has incentives that could push its total value to $10 million. Mosley made just three starts and played 323 snaps last season, but was one of the top run stuffers for the league's ninth-ranked run defense.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 06:47:00 PM

Jaguars signed DL C.J. Mosley, formerly of the Browns.

Mosley, 27, has extensive starting experience, mostly in the 3-4 defense of Cleveland. He's played in a 4-3 system like Jaguars', though not since 2006 when he was a backup with Minnesota. He'll play tackle in Jacksonville.
Mon, Oct 4, 2010 07:26:00 PM

Browns released DL C.J. Mosley.

Mosley, another one of coach Eric Mangini's imports from the Jets, was signed to a two-year, $5 million contract last year. He closed out the 2009 season with a broken ankle after recording 18 tackles in 12 games.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 02:10:00 PM

Browns placed DL C.J. Mosley on injured reserve with a broken ankle, ending his season.

He finishes with 18 tackles in 12 appearances. Mosley, 26, is signed through 2010 and will likely return as an oft-used reserve pending smooth recovery. He had taken over as a starter of late with Kenyon Coleman (knee) sidelined.
Mon, Dec 7, 2009 03:03:00 PM

Browns DE C.J. Mosley was reportedly overheard telling teammates after Sunday's loss that he broke his ankle.

Mosley, who started in place of Kenyon Coleman, injured his right ankle against San Diego and was spotted on crutches in the locker room afterwards. The Browns' front seven, already lacking talent, has no prayer of defending the run after losing Coleman, Mosley, and Pro Bowl NT Shaun Rogers.
Sun, Dec 6, 2009 11:45:00 PM

Browns DE C.J. Mosley left Sunday's game with a right ankle injury and did not return.

Mosley started in place of Kenyon Coleman (knee). He couldn't put any weight on his ankle as he limped off.
Sun, Dec 6, 2009 07:02:00 PM

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