11/19KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Not first punishment for Titus Young: Detroit Lions WR Titus Young, who was sent home from the team's facility Monday, Nov. 19, has now been sent home twice in the...[+] past six months due to his immaturity. He angered receivers coach Shawn Jefferson and the coaching staff in Week 11 late in the fourth quarter. He incorrectly lined up in the slot on a second-down play with the team down 21-20. TE Tony Scheffler was the outside receiver to his left. OT Riley Reiff looked up and yelled to Young to get into the correct position, but was ignored. Scheffler tried to get back into the slot, but Young shook him off. As a result of the confusion, OT Gosder Cherilus was whistled for a false start.
10/27KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Ryan Broyles set for expanded role: Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan talked about the role of WR Ryan Broyles going forward. 'I think pretty much...[+] Broyles is going to play inside but we will use (WR Calvin Johnson) inside, we'll use (TE Tony Scheffler),' Linehan said. 'Really Broyles and Scheffler are in the same position, might use their strengths more, what they do better. So you'll see that. Maybe some (WR Titus Young) in the slot more.'
10/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Titus Young, Ryan Broyles to split slot duties: Detroit Lions WRs Titus Young and Ryan Broyles will split duties as the slot receiver with WR Nate Burleson (leg) out for the...[+] rest of the season. TE Tony Scheffler is also an option out of the slot. Young caught a game-high six passes in Week 7 Monday, Oct. 22, after battling a knee injury in the first five games. Broyles caught the first three passes of his career Monday.
News -- September 2012
9/28KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Three players questionable for Week 4: Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler (calf), LB Justin Durant (back) and SS Amari Spievey (groin) are listed as questionable for Week...[+] 4. Spievey did not practice Friday, Sept. 28, while the other two were limited.
9/27KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Tony Scheffler, Titus Young returnDetroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler (calf) and WR Titus Young (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 27....[+]Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler (calf) and WR Titus Young (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 27.
9/21KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Three doubtful : Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and TE Tony Scheffler (calf) did not practice Friday, Sept....[+] 21, and are doubtful for Week 3.
7/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Tony Scheffler could get bigger role: Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said TE Tony Scheffler could receive a bigger role on offense this season because...[+] of his ability to be a receiver as well as a blocker in the offensive scheme. The team may look to get Scheffler into more favorable matchups this season.
News -- May 2012
5/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Tony Scheffler comfortable with role : Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler said he is not worried about losing time to rookie WR Ryan Broyles. Scheffler frequently played...[+] in the slot in the team's two-tight end personnel groupings last season, but Broyles has the skill-set to make plays from the slot as well. 'It's one of those things in the NFL where you learn to take care of your business and, as long as I do my job, I'm not really concerned with how he (Broyles) fits in,' Scheffler said. 'I'll help him out. We'll do a lot of similar stuff, so it's fun to have him. He's a great athlete and shoot, he's one of the best college wide receivers that ever played.'
News -- January 2012
1/4KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Kevin Smith, Tony Scheffler collide in practice: Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith and TE Tony Scheffler ran into each other during a passing drill during practice Wednesday, Jan....[+] 4. Smith went to the ground and was surrounded by trainers after the collision. The team is expected to update his condition after practice.
News -- December 2011
12/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Lions | Two receptions for top two TEs: Detroit Lions TE Tony Scheffler managed two receptions for 41 yards in Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints, while TE Brandon...[+] Pettigrew managed two catches for just 13 yards. Third-stringer TE Will Heller chipped in with one catch for 10 yards.