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Lions' Teryl Austin: 'You've got to have a lot of guys like Don Carey'

The Detroit Lions have installed a new defense that favors players who are versatile. It favors players such as Don Carey. He is a reserve safety whose primary value has been on special teams. He played just 197 defensive snaps last year, most of which came late in the season with the secondary already floundering. But Carey did show an ability to play not only safety, but in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The still way to early 2014 Lions draft selections

Well here we go… It’s the offseason in the NFL and it’s time for Lions fans to get ready for their Super Bowl, the NFL Draft. Detroit has needs, less needs than last year but still needs. The Lions need cornerback help and cornerback help and probably cornerback help. Towards the end of the year Detroit fans saw S Don Carey playing corner at times and frankly if Carey is anything...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today

The Detroit Lions have taken care of at least one of their pending free agents. Lions Safety Don Carey signed a three-year contract extension last month to remain with the Lions, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. Carey signed for $730,000 in 2014, $745,000 in 2015 and $760,000 in 2016. The Free […]The post Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Sign S Don Carey To A Three-Year Extension

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have signed S Don Carey to a three-year deal. Birkett adds that Carey received an $800,000 signing bonus. Carey, 26, played in 14 games for the Lions this season contributing 30 tackles, one forced fumble and two pass defenses. Overall, Carey held up better against the run than in coverage. Clearly, the Lions believe...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts coach Bruce Arians gets run over by Lions player

Colts interim head coach, Bruce Arians, was on the wrong end of this Andrew Luck interception. Arians showed his toughness after getting drilled by Lions safery Don Carey on the sideline.
Via Diehardsport
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

A second look: Detroit Lions' makeshift secondary not perfect, but came up huge vs. Vikings

Eric Wright, Alphonso Smith, Don Carey and Chris Harris all made big plays to help the Lions preserve a 34-28 win over the Vikings.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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