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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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16 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Notes: Darius Slay feeling the heat in Detroit's secondary

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- When the Detroit Lions failed to address their weaknesses at cornerback either during free agency or early in the NFL Draft, the heat was turned up on one player in particular. If Darius Slay, a second-round draft pick last year, doesn't live up to their expectations, the Lions' secondary could be in complete disarray this season. Teammate Rashean Mathis...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions need Darius Slay to be their breakout defensive player

CThe Detroit Lions know what to expect from their star defensive players Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, and they believe with both them in a contract year, that this should be their best season to date. After that, the team is full of question marks. Last year’s surprises on defense came from rookie defensive end Ziggy Ansah and outside linebacker DeAndre Levy. Both put up solid...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Position Preview: Who will start on the opposite of Darius Slay at cornerback?

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. Darius Slay is now the top cornerback on the Lions...
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July 23, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2014  |  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
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