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Fullback Jake Nordin, left, leads the way for tailback Jahvid Best on a sweep at the Detroit Lions practice facility in Allen Park, Mich. (Associated Press)

Nordin looking to make it with Lions at fullback


Ever since Jake Nordin first tried out with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Northern Illinois University, the tight end has been cut more times than a nervous butcher.

But the former Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City standout keeps defying the odds and continues to catch on with another team. He has worn the helmets of six NFL teams in training camp, preseason games or the regular season in his career.

This is his NFL timeline:

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