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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

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 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
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