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Lions' Teryl Austin: 'You've got to have a lot of guys like Don Carey'

The Detroit Lions have installed a new defense that favors players who are versatile. It favors players such as Don Carey. He is a reserve safety whose primary value has been on special teams. He played just 197 defensive snaps last year, most of which came late in the season with the secondary already floundering. But Carey did show an ability to play not only safety, but in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions seem to be targeting safety today in free agency

Day three of the free agent season of 2014 is underway. The Detroit Lions seem now to be shifting their focus to their other most pressing need, safety. The Lions had already been linked to former Miami Dolphins safety Chris Clemons, and while there is no new news there, they have brought in another safety for a visit. James Ihedigbo is in Detroit today to meet with general manager...
Via cover32 - Lions
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The still way to early 2014 Lions draft selections

Well here we go… It’s the offseason in the NFL and it’s time for Lions fans to get ready for their Super Bowl, the NFL Draft. Detroit has needs, less needs than last year but still needs. The Lions need cornerback help and cornerback help and probably cornerback help. Towards the end of the year Detroit fans saw S Don Carey playing corner at times and frankly if Carey is anything...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today

The Detroit Lions have taken care of at least one of their pending free agents. Lions Safety Don Carey signed a three-year contract extension last month to remain with the Lions, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. Carey signed for $730,000 in 2014, $745,000 in 2015 and $760,000 in 2016. The Free […]The post Detroit Lions give their safety a 3 year extension today...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Sign S Don Carey To A Three-Year Extension

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have signed S Don Carey to a three-year deal. Birkett adds that Carey received an $800,000 signing bonus. Carey, 26, played in 14 games for the Lions this season contributing 30 tackles, one forced fumble and two pass defenses. Overall, Carey held up better against the run than in coverage. Clearly, the Lions believe...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush not practicing

Lions running back Reggie Bush was held out of practice today after injuring his knee during last week’s game against the Cardinals. Nick Fairley (right shoulder) was back at #Lions practice today. Reggie Bush, Lou Delmas, Pat Edwards, Jason Fox, Don Carey out. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 18, 2013 We likely won’t know Bush’s status for this week until Friday...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Lions players to watch

Here are three under-the-radar players to watch when the Detroit Lions open training camp next week. All three could play key roles: Cornerback Ron Bartell The assumption is that rookie Darius Slay or one of the team's 2012 draft picks, probably Bill Bentley, will win the vacant starting job at corner. But what if the youngsters aren't ready? Don't overlook the 6...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Lions players to watch

Here are three under-the-radar players to watch when the Detroit Lions open training camp next week. All three could play key roles: Cornerback Ron Bartell The assumption is that rookie Darius Slay or one of the team's 2012 draft picks, probably Bill Bentley, will win the vacant starting job at corner. But what if the youngsters aren't ready? Don't overlook the 6...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Addressing Lions' 22 unrestricted free agents

Only one team in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals, has more unrestricted free agents this year than the Detroit Lions, based on data from Pro Football Focus. The Lions still have 22 UFAs from their roster after re-signing linebackerspecial-teams standout Ashlee Palmer and safety Don Carey. Fifteen of those players started at least one game in 2012, including five of the core regulars...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Addressing Lions' 22 unrestricted free agents

Only one team in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals, has more unrestricted free agents this year than the Detroit Lions, based on data from Pro Football Focus. The Lions still have 22 UFAs from their roster after re-signing linebackerspecial-teams standout Ashlee Palmer and safety Don Carey. Fifteen of those players started at least one game in 2012, including five of the core regulars...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts guard, McGlynn: Lions' 'disgusting' behavior is why Detroit loses

Yesterday's finish between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions was without a doubt the best moment of week 13 thus far. The Colts scored a go ahead touchdown as time expired to top Detroit by a score of 35-33. Still, there is at least one Colts player that isn't happy with how the game unfolded. With just under seven minutes to play, Don Carey intercepted an...
Via Bloguin Best
December 03, 2012  |  1 Comment

Ndamukong Suh accused of dancing and laughing after Colts injury

Another week and another controversy over Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. The Colts and Andrew Luck defeated the Lions and Suh in an epic comeback. It was another action from Suh that will get most of the discussion for the game.On a Don Carey interception with 6:40 to play, Ndamukong Suh laid out Colts right tackle Winston Justice, who left the game with a concussion. Worse...
Via Diehardsport
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts guard, McGlynn: Lions' 'disgusting' behavior is why Detroit loses

Yesterday's finish between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions was without a doubt the best moment of week 13 thus far. The Colts scored a go ahead touchdown as time expired to top Detroit by a score of 35-33. Still, there is at least one Colts player that isn't happy with how the game unfolded. With just under seven minutes to play, Don Carey intercepted an...
Via This Given Sunday
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts coach Bruce Arians gets run over by Lions player

Colts interim head coach, Bruce Arians, was on the wrong end of this Andrew Luck interception. Arians showed his toughness after getting drilled by Lions safery Don Carey on the sideline.
Via Diehardsport
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions still without safety Louis Delmas; safety Chris Harris returns

Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas and cornerback Don Carey were not participating in practice on Thursday, while safety Chris Harris has returned.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

'LOOK AT THIS CLOWN!!' Yells Thom Brennaman On-Air

 Thom Brennaman and Brian Billick called the Lions game again this week and managed to be a little bit more bearable than last week's game, during which they were so gung ho on their pre-game plan that they lost all control of themselves when they were "finally, finally" able to play it up. For the greater part of this week's game, they didn't draw all that...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

A second look: Detroit Lions' makeshift secondary not perfect, but came up huge vs. Vikings

Eric Wright, Alphonso Smith, Don Carey and Chris Harris all made big plays to help the Lions preserve a 34-28 win over the Vikings.
Via Detroit Lions Football
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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