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Lions will likely rely on Rashean Mathis to stabilize weak secondary

Rashean Mathis won't go away. He's one of those veterans who keeps hanging around, picking up paycheck after paycheck in the NFL, even when many are counting him out. Not a big deal was made when the Detroit Lions signed the free-agent cornerback about three weeks into training camp last year. At best, Mathis seemed headed toward a reserve role, but with the revolving door...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Questions looming over first-round pick

Just like any other April, there are many questions surrounding the Detroit Lions and their first-round selection in the upcoming draft. Uncertainties range from what position to draft, to the possibility of trading up or down, and even whether general manager Marin Mayhew will stick with his “best player available” approach. How it breaks down: Draft ‘em if they’re there...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions bring back veteran cornerback to mentor their younger players

The Detroit Lions have brought back their best cornerback from last season, Rashean Mathis. Signed to be a mentor to younger players on the Lions roster during the 2013 season, Mathis ended up starting 13 games after replacing the struggling Darius Slay in the lineup. Mathis totaled 47 totals and a team high 15 passes defended. Early in his career Mathis had been an all-pro with...
Via cover32 - Lions
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mathis passes Lions' concussion tests, but Bears blocked his return

Cornerback Rashean Mathis passed the Detroit Lions' concussion tests and was cleared to return to Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. But the Bears overruled Detroit's doctors which kept Mathis from returning. Mathis suffered a possible concussion in the first quarter of Sunday's 40-32 win and underwent two tests. He said he passed one on the sideline then...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit's Mathis leaves with possible head injury

Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has left Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears because of a possible head injury. The 6-foot-1 Mathis, who signed with Detroit before this season after 10 years with Jacksonville, went down in the first quarter. He was able to walk off the field but was being evaluated for a while on the sideline. He eventually started walking around with a...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rashean Mathis is the new starting cornerback in Detroit

Former Bethune-Cookman and HBCU standout cornerback Rashean Mathis is the new starting cornerback in Detroit. Mathis unseated the 2013 draft pick Darius Slay after having a bumpy start to the season.  Head Coach Jim Schwartz had great things to say about Slay but wanted to make sure that he had the best player on the […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars will move on from Reshean Mathis

According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars have told cornerback Reshean Mathis that they don’t plan on re-signing him. The #Jaguars told CB Rashean Mathis today he would not be offered a new contract. — Ryan O’Halloran (@ryanohalloran) March 6, 2013 The 32 year-old Mathis appeared in 12 games this past season and recorded 20 tackles.   Need NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars CB Mathis nearing return from knee injury

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis is seemingly way ahead of schedule. Mathis is running, cutting, jumping and lifting - all less than six months after reconstructive surgery on his left knee. He's not wearing a brace and is not lining up with the starters during organized team activities. The latter could change soon. Mathis says he is close to being cleared to...
Via AP on Fox
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars lose CB Rashean Mathis for the rest of the year

The Jacksonville Jaguars will lose 31-year old CB Rashean Mathis for the rest of the season due to a torn ACL.  Mathis played in 9 games for the Jaguars this year and he had 34 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 4 passes defensed, 1 fumble recovery and 1 interception.  He has now played in 125 games in his first 9 years with the Jaguars and he has 498 tackles, 30 interceptions (3 returned...
Via Jaguars Locker
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Jaguars CB Mathis suffers ACL injury

Reports out of Florida say Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis suffered a damaged knee ligament in Sunday afternoon's game against the Indianapolis Colts.Mathis was injured without contact during the second quarter. He was unable to put any pressure on his left leg and was carted to the sideline. Mathis is expected to be reevaluated Monday to determine the extent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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