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Steve Smith Doesn't Want Lions' Darius Slay To Want His Jersey

Though Steve Smith Sr. (Achilles) won’t play in Saturday’s third preseason game, he’s already in midseason trash talk form. Smith explains where he gets his on-field intensity and why he plays with a chip on his shoulder.
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Darius Slay runs out of gas after signing huge contract

On Friday, Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay signed a $50 million contract extension. On Saturday, he ran out of gas on the way to practice. Slay had returned home to grab some things, and on his way back to practice, he simply ran out of fuel. “Oh, Lord, I just ran out of gas,” Slay said Saturday, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. “It was crazy. I was trying...
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July 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lions extend CB Darius Slay with $50 million deal

The Detroit Lions and cornerback Darius Slay have agreed to a major contract extension. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Slay’s new deal with the Lions is worth $50.2 million over four years, with $23 million fully guaranteed at signing. CB Darius Slay and Detroit Lions agreed to a 4-year extension worth $50.2N with $23M fully guaranteed at signing, per source. — Adam...
Via The Sports Daily
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions DB Darius Slay wants to ‘make everyone mad’ at him

By Jesse Reed Darius Slay seems to be angling for the title of “NFL’s biggest mouth” these days. After his recent request to be referred to as “The Earth” and his declaration that the Detroit Lions defense is not “too much different” than that of the Seattle Seahawks, Slay is well on his way. The defensive back spoke out again on Tuesday morning, opening up about...
Via Sportsnaut
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions cornerback Darius Slay: Call me 'The Earth'

By David Kenyon Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay wants to upgrade his nickname from “Big Play Slay” to something that will more suitably represent his coverage skills. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Slay believes no one alive can get the better of him. “I can cover anybody on this planet. I am The Earth. Call me The Earth. “I’m The Earth...
Via Sportsnaut
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions depth chart: Winners and losers

With the first preseason game two days away, the Detroit Lions have released the first unofficial depth chart for their home opener against the Cleveland Browns. Although a lot can change between now and the official 2014 roster, there are some obvious winners and losers being exposed after the first two weeks of training camp. Winners: 1. Darius Slay: #2 Cornerback With the cornerback...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Cornerback situation filled with uncertainty

If it’s true that defense wins championships, it might help explain why the Detroit Lions have only made the playoffs once in the last fifteen seasons. In recent years, the Lions have been branded as one of the worst teams in the league defensively. An unfathomable trait about the consistent disappointment is that this team is insanely talented overall. However, relying on talent...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Where there’s hope, there’s fire? It’s all up to Slay, and please, Calvin, don’t go

Detroit Lions Hope for the hopeless(READ) It’s all on Darius Slay now(READ) How would you feel if Calvin Johnson left the Lions?(READ) Are the Lions actually the best offense in the NFC North?(READ) You may also be interested in:Rewind: Where there’s hope, there’s fire? It’s all up to Slay, and please, Calvin, don’t goProjecting the All-NFC North team for 2014, Detroit...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Darius Slay fill Lions' void in secondary?

Darius Slay suffered through the familiar growing pains of a rookie cornerback trying to prove himself in the NFL. Slay, a second-round draft pick a year ago by the Detroit Lions, was given a starting job to open the season, lost it because of poor performance, eventually reclaimed it, got injured and then came back again to start and play well in the final week. "I feel like I can...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Who is the best conerback in the NFL Draft?

Detroit Lions: Who is the best conerback in the NFL Draft?The NFL Scouting Combine wrapped up on Tuesday as this year’s cornerbacks and safeties completed their workouts. The Detroit Lions are in the market to find a corner that can step in and contribute on the field from day one and that position could be fulfilled with the tenth overall pick in this year’s draft. The nine...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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