DETROIT SAFETY Erik Coleman contributed mightily to the Lions 31-14 victory against Jacksonville, Sunday, stopping a promising Jaguar drive with a timely interception.
Erik Coleman is back on the field after missing most of 2011 with a knee injury and believes that he can steal Spievey's spot in the starting lineup. Continue reading →
Amari Spievey was one of the worst starting safeties in the league last year, ranking 76th out of 86 on ProFootballFocus. The Lions didn’t bring in any competition for him this offseason, but according to DetroitLions.com, veteran Erik Coleman, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, will compete with Spievey for the starting job now that he is healthy. Coleman, 30,...
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew believes injuries to safeties Louis Delmas, Erik Coleman and Vincent Fuller hurt his team this season.