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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...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Slay 'ready to go' after scare; Ansah making progress

ALLEN PARK, MICH. -- Despite a brief scare with cornerback Darius Slay, things looked positive at the Detroit Lions' practice Monday morning. Slay had to leave practice briefly, but returned to the sidelines after a short visit to the trainer's room. "What actually happened is he had a little problem in a one-on-one situation, Golden Tate went up for a ball and came...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 04, 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...
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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...
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...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Slay working hard on NFL transition

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Rookie cornerbacks face a tough transition to the NFL. Failure is almost inevitable. Just ask Darius Slay, the Detroit Lions second-round draft pick who has started the first two games but been replaced both times after giving up big plays. Slay said this type of adversity is nothing for him. Ive got a good mindset, he said. Ive been in harder times before....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss
EASY MISTAKE

Lions rookie thought Lambeau was a car

Lions rookie Darius Slay thought when his teammates mentioned "Lambeau," the Packers' stadium, they were referring to the Lamborghini automobile.

Via Helmet2Helmet
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' Slay undergoes knee surgery

Cornerback Darius Slay, a second-round draft pick from Mississippi State, recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the Detroit Lions' rookie mini-camp this weekend, the club confirmed Tuesday. The surgery was described as "minor" by the Lions. Slay had been diagnosed with a torn meniscus before the draft. Some NFL clubs reportedly were concerned...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Darius Slay will get right to work

Detroit Lions’ new cornerback Darius Slay has no doubts about his physical ability to be ready to go at the start of the regular season.  Jim Schwartz has no doubt that Slay will be mentally prepared and properly Lionized before the start of the regular season.  The Lions’ head coach made no bones about the fact that the team sees Slay as a contributor right away. “We didn’t...
Via The Penalty Flag
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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