Found August 27, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
Trade for Lions: Wow. The Lions must have been really desperate for defensive back help to trade for Kevin Barnes. I know they didn’t give up much, but Barnes might have been a final cut next week. If they wanted him, all they really had to do was wait and put in a waiver claim on him or someone of similar caliber. Barnes was awful last season as the Redskins’ nickel cornerback, grading out as ProFootballFocus’ 86th ranked cornerback out of 98. He lost his job this offseason to Cedric Griffin and had been moving around from cornerback to safety to cornerback. I guess he can provide depth at both of those positions for the Lions, but if he has to see serious action, he’ll get burned again. Considering the state of the Lions’ secondary, he may have to. #1 cornerback Chris Houston is a good player, who allowed 46 completions on 87 attempts (52.9%) for 593 yards (6.8 YPA), 4 touchdowns and 5 interceptions, while deflecting 5 passes and committing 2 penalties. However, they don’t have a ...
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