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Detroit Lions CB Alex Carter welcomed into defensive backfield family

Members of the Detroit Lions' defensive backfield are like a band of brothers, united in their effort to create a lockdown secondary. One of the unit's biggest stars, cornerback Darius Slay, was able to describe the dynamic. "It's been great keeping the guys together, man," Slay told Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. "It's all about building chemistry and a family. We're...
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Detroit Lions' Rashean Mathis, Darius Slay compare preparation to 'Rocky'

Cornerbacks Rashean Mathis and Darius Slay are both entering their third season with the Detroit Lions. The only difference is Mathis was a Jacksonville Jaguar for 10 years before Slay was even drafted.Mathis has taken Slay under his wing as he prepares for the 2015 season, and he used an entertaining allusion when describing the relationship to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com."I'm Apollo...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's Darius Slay is confident in ability to become a shutdown cornerback

Heading into the 2015 season, Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay is looking to build upon a breakout season in which he started all 16 games and recorded two interceptions. The former second-round selection is itching to take on the best pass-catchers the NFL has to offer, according to Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman. "I’m ready. I’m confident. I’m ready to do whatever...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Draft needs: Cornerback

The Detroit Lions’ defense was a pleasant surprise in 2014. They ranked second in yards given up during the season, only beaten by Seattle and the legion of boom. With their tough front line, they were the number 1 ranked rushing defense in the entire league. It’s safe to say Teryl Austin did a tremendous job in his first year as the Lions’ defensive coordinator, and other...
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March 15, 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...
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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 down kind of...
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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 I can...
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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
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