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Detroit Lions season preview: Defensive backs

This is part seven of the Detroit Lions season preview. The defensive backs will be the focus of this piece, as a group that improved drastically a year ago looks to continue progressing this season. What we know Rashean Mathis. For years, the Lions’ defensive backs were terrible at tackling and prone to giving up big plays. Whoever was playing corner seemed to be inept regardless...
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Rashean Mathis returning home to Jacksonville with Lions

Friday night's preseason game in Jacksonville will mark a homecoming for Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis.A Jacksonville native, Mathis attended Englewood High School in the city and played collegiately at Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Beach before being selected by the Jaguars in the second round of the 2003 draft.Although he's played with the Lions since 2013, Mathis still...
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Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell: CB Rashean Mathis' production at 34 'uncommon'

Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis won't stop ticking. Turning 35 years old in August and entering his 13th NFL season, Mathis is still a solid starter in Detroit's secondary."It’s uncommon," Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said of Mathis' extended NFL lifespan, via Paula Pasche of The Oakland Press. That’s why you don’t see a number of guys his age that are still able to...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions CB Rashean Mathis wants to become a professional golfer

Football players pursue a variety of passions, hobbies and careers after retiring from the NFL. However, hardly any of them become professional athletes in a new sport. But that's the goal for Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis, who has his sights set on going pro as a golfer, according to ESPN's Michael Rothstein. Mathis spoke about his love for the game before participating...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Rashean Mathis signing was a big move for the Detroit Lions

Getting Rashean Mathis back to the Detroit Lions for a 2 year $3.5 Million contract was a huge signing for the team this off-season. Mathis has already been in Detroit for the past two years and has proved himself to keep a roster spot and this signing has a lot of meaning behind it. To start off, he is an experienced veteran who hasn’t lost his step. At age 33 last year, he played...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Re-Sign RaShean “Old Man” Mathis

The Detroit Lions have re-signed veteran Cornerback Rashean Mathis to a 2-year deal worth $3.5 million dollars. This is being reported by Pro Football Talk on Twitter: 35-year-old CB Rashean Mathis returns to Detroit on a 2-year deal; $3.5M total, $2M this year, per source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 18, 2015 The guaranteed money hasn’t been reported yet, however...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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 that has...
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...
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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...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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