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Former Lions CB Dre Bly confident in team's secondary

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Dre Bly, who last played in the NFL five years ago, simply chuckles at the suggestion that maybe he could be the solution to the Detroit Lions' problems at cornerback. "I could cover on the goal line," Bly said. "Anything past the goal line, I'd pop hamstrings." Bly, who returned this week from his home in Charlotte, N.C., to make...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Great Dre Bly Likes Detroit Lions’ CB Darius Slay

Dre Bly is arguably the best cornerback to play for the Detroit Lions in the last 20 years, and he likes what he sees in the Lions youngster Darius Slay. Although he does see where Slay will need to improve his game, Bly thinks that Slay is well on his way. With the veteran CB Mathis proving last season that he can be a leader on this young Detroit secondary, Dre Bly thinks that...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Rams CB Dre Bly voted into College Football Hall of Fame

North Carolina's Dre Bly, a former cornerback for the St. Louis Rams, is among 14 players elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Bly led the nation with 11 interceptions as a redshirt freshman for the Tar Heels and earned All-American honors. A second-round draft pick by the Rams in 1999, Bly played his first four NFL seasons in St. Louis. Headlining the Hall of Fame...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Three small schoolers named to College Football Hall of Fame

Today three small schoolers were announced to the college football Hall of Fame, being led by Leonard Smith the former McNeese State standout safety. 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS PLAYERS • DRE BLY – DB, North Carolina (1996-98) • TONY BOSELLI – OT, Southern California (1991-94) • DAVE BUTZ – DT, Purdue (1970-72) […] The post Three small schoolers named...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Hall Of Fame Class Of 2014 Announced

The National Football Foundation announced the College Football Hall Of Fame class of 2014 Thursday.  Here's who got in.Players: DRE BLY – DB, North Carolina (1996-98)TONY BOSELLI – OT, Southern California (1991-94)DAVE BUTZ – DT, Purdue (1970-72)SHANE CONLAN – LB, Penn State (1983-86)JOE HAMILTON – QB, Georgia Tech (1996-99)JOHN HUARD –...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Still in Trouble Despite Thanksgiving Win

For the first time since Dre Bly picked off Brett Favre twice and crushed some turkey after a 2003 victory, the Detroit Lions were victorious on Thanksgiving day with a 40-10 win over the Green Bay Packers.At first glance, it appears that the Lions are serious contenders in a weak NFC North. With a 7-5 record, they control their own destiny with the Packers and Chicago Bears trying...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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