Fantasy Football: Is Brandon Pettigrew Ready For A Breakout Season?

July 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 2009, the Detroit Lions drafted Brandon Pettigrew, a 6'5, 265 pound beast out of Oklahoma State. This first-round selection created a buzz around the league. Not too many tight ends go in the first round. With that said, a lot was expected out of Brandon Pettigrew.
His rookie season was one of mixed emotions. We saw Brandon Pettigrew catch the ball, drop the ball, and even at times afraid to smash into defenders. One of the reasons may have been because of an injury that was lingering throughout the season.
On Thanksgiving weekend, the Detroit Lions faced off against the Green Bay Packers. Although this special weekend brings many friends, family, and fans all together, one individual suffered a season ending injury that placed woes across Michigan State.
Brandon Pettigrew torn his anterior cruciate ligament while he broke several strides towards the end zone. After several MRI and x-rays, the doctors found a significant tear in his ACL. Many players have a hard tim...

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