Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 7/3/12
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(This is the fourth in a series examining the Detroit Lions highly-scrutinized secondary.) Safety Amari Spievey already knew his lack of consistency was a concern to the Lions' coaching staff. Now he knows it more than ever since the club acquired veteran free agent Sean Jones. Spievey started 24 games in his first two seasons, including 15 last year, but that first-team job is clearly on the line now. Jones, 30, has started 85 games over his seven-year career, 32 of those coming the last two years at strong safety with Tampa Bay. He signed a one-year deal last week with Detroit. It's a wake-up call and a challenge for Spievey. I feel I played pretty bad last year, Spievey said during the Lions minicamp last month. Just being inconsistent, making a good play then giving up another play. This year, I just want to be consistent. Gunter (Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham) always tells me how much he believes in me, how confident he is in me. He says, Amari, youve ...
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