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The Detroit Lions most glaring weakness is at the cornerback position. General manager Martin Mayhew is relying on his former draft picks to step up and excel this season and did not make a significant offseason move to improve a glaring hole in the Lions defense. He had better hope it works out or this whole season could be a bust.
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The storyline of the Detroit Lions off season is that of doubt, and worry. For the most part, fans agree that there are still questions that need to be addressed within the Detroit Lions locker room. Questions surround players like Darius Slay, the second year cornerback that the Lions are hoping to bust into starting shape. Another guy who is getting questioned a lot is Matthew...
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.
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The Detroit Lions told cornerback Chris Houston we have a problem. The starting defensive back for the last four years was released after he suffered a nagging toe injury.
The Lions felt this injury would be something Houston would have to spend more time then they were willing to give to rehab and get back to full strength. This comes one year after they signed him to a 5-year contract...
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.
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The Detroit Lions featured one of the worst cornerback corps in the NFL last year.
Yet they did not add a starting-caliber cornerback in free agency, and waited until the third day of the NFL draft to select a defensive back of any kind.
While Detroit's willingness to stand pat has frustrated some, it also seems to be an expression of faith in Darius Slay. He is considered...
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.
Lions rookie Darius Slay thought when his teammates mentioned "Lambeau," the Packers' stadium, they were referring to the Lamborghini automobile.