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Larry Warford | Guard | #75

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 317
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (65) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Free agent RG Larry Warford is expected to test the open market.
One of the top interior linemen available, Warford is going to price himself out of Detroit. The Lions are more interested in bringing back free agent RT Riley Reiff. 2015 first-rounder Laken Tomlinson is Warford's in-house replacement. Feb 22 - 5:10 PM

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Free agent RG Larry Warford indicated he isn't interested in a hometown discount to stay in Detroit.

Warford is rightfully looking to get paid after a rock-solid season at right guard with the Lions. "I mean, I’ve got my family to think about too," said Warford, who is getting married this offseason. "Starting a family is awesome, and that factors in." Still only 25 years old, Warford is likely to emerge from the free agency period as one of the highest paid guards in football.
Jan 30 - 4:27 PM

Free agent RG Larry Warford expects to test the open market.

Warford had a bounce back year after an injury filled 2015, missing just one game and grading as a top-25 guard at PFF. He should draw interest from multiple teams this offseason. Detroit has Laken Tomlinson as Warford's potential replacement.
Jan 14 - 2:45 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (hip) is inactive for Week 6 against the Rams.

Warford picked up a hip injury in Wednesday's practice and did not see the field the rest of the week. He could miss a couple games. Graham Glasgow, who had to replace LG Laken Tomlinson last week, will get the start at right guard. It is a downgrade for the entire offense.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 11:43:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford's starting job will be "on a short leash" this season.

The 65th overall pick in the 2013 draft, Warford looked like a future All Pro his first two seasons before enduring an injury-riddled third campaign. Now entering his contract year, Warford has a lot at stake. He's 25 years old (in June) with dominant drive-blocking potential and will get paid handsomely if his season goes well. Journeyman Geoff Schwartz will push Warford in camp.
Wed, May 25, 2016 09:04:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford suffered a concussion in the team's Thanksgiving win over the Eagles.

Detroit plays its next game next Thursday night against the Packers. When healthy this season, Warford has been a disappointment and a major part of the Lions' run-game woes. Rookie LG Laken Tomlinson has been even worse.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 01:22:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is probable for Week 6.

His return will shift Manny Ramirez back to left guard and rookie Laken Tomlinson back to the bench. With the offensive line getting healthy, Detroit has to find a way to get the running game working.
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 10:07:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 4.

Warford aggravated his high-ankle sprain in last week's loss. He practiced fully on Thursday and Friday, but was downgraded to limited Saturday. Lions beat writers aren't expecting Warford to play. Manny Ramirez will move to the right side if Warford sits, with rookie Laken Tomlinson starting at left guard.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 05:56:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford aggravated his ankle injury Week 3 against the Broncos.

Warford suffered a high-ankle sprain in the preseason which forced him to miss Week 1. He aggravated the injury in the first quarter against the Broncos and sat out most of the rest of the game. His status for Week 4 will be updated later in the week.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 08:56:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is expected to return to action in Week 2.

Warford suffered a high ankle sprain in Detroit's second preseason game. He missed Week 1, but will be all systems go Sunday at Minnesota. A powerful road grader, Warford's return is good news for Ameer Abdullah's outlook.
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 10:00:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) expects to practice this week.

Warford has been sidelined since suffering a high-ankle sprain in the Lions' second preseason game. He said he was still dealing with soreness in the ankle, but added, "It's coming along pretty well." Even if Warford is able to get in a couple practices this week, it is possible the Lions give him another week to get completely healthy. Manny Ramirez played well at right guard Week 1.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 09:45:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford suffered a high-ankle sprain in the Lions' second preseason game.

Warford is out the rest of the preseason at least and should be considered questionable for Week 1. With Warford sidelined, the Lions could decide to cross-train rookie Laken Tomlinson at right guard, the position he played in college. Tomlinson is currently competing with Manny Ramirez at left guard.
Sat, Aug 22, 2015 09:38:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (knee) is not expected to play in Sunday's Wild Card game against the Cowboys.

"We'll miss him," were OC Joe Lombardi's words on Thursday. The Lions are getting back C Dominic Raiola from suspension, but will have to start rookie Travis Swanson at right guard in a playoff game. They're lucky Henry Melton won't play for Dallas, but it's still a concern for Detroit's offense.
Thu, Jan 1, 2015 02:17:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (knee) is listed as probable for Week 14 against the Bucs.

Warford is fully expected to start against Tampa Bay after missing three games with a knee injury. With Travis Swanson struggling in his place, Warford's return should help solidify the Lions' offensive line.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 09:02:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (knee) is expected to miss a "few weeks."

Warford was carted to the locker room in Week 10. He's not expected to need surgery. Rookie Travis Swanson will step in at right guard while Warford is out.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 12:49:00 PM

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