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Lions hope to re-sign their 35 year old starting CB Rashean Mathis

Rashean Mathis started all 16 games at right cornerback for the Lions this past season and finished with the 12th highest grade at cornerback by Pro Football Focus. The average age of the 11 players graded higher than him is 26, and none of those players is older than 29. Mathis obviously takes extremely good […] The post Lions hope to re-sign their 35 year old starting CB Rashean...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

After strong season, aging Mathis believes he has more to give

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admittedly didn't initially see this reemergence of cornerback Rashean Mathis' career coming a couple years ago. Mayhew had to be talked into even giving Mathis a tryout by Sheldon White, the Lions' vice president of pro personnel. Who can blame Mayhew? In 2012, Mathis started only four of the 12 games he played in for the lowly Jacksonville...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Lions Rashean Mathis Lays Monster Hit on Cowboys WR Dez Bryant

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is a very valuable member of the team. He is an elite, game-changing kind of receiver that defenses have to plan for every time they take on the Cowboys. When the Detroit Lions were talking about what to do with him there was one thing that likely came up--hit him. Hit him hard and hit him often.They probably say that about everybody, but early...
Via FatManWriting
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Could More Kids Get Into Golf Because Of Concussions?

Last month, Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis turned some heads when he said he’d prefer that his 2-year-old son grow up to play golf instead of football, the occupation bringing millions of dollars into the Mathis family. “He doesn’t have to play any sport, as far as I’m concerned. But if he does get into it, football will be the last thing I introduce him to,” Mathis...
Via Back9Network
November 05, 2014  |  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...
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

Detroit Lions have signed Rashean Mathis to a one year deal

The Detroit Lions are adding a veteran back to their secondary today.  Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted earlier today that the Detroit Lions have agreed to a one year deal with 34 year old Rashean Mathis.  The former Bethune-Cookman standout corner signed a one year deal to remain a Lion.  This is a great veteran […] The post Detroit Lions have signed Rashean Mathis to a one year...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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