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  1. Greenwood, Miller on Lions practice squad

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions have assembled their full practice squad, and all eight members are players the team waived Saturday. They include three former draft choices: receiver Corey Fuller, cornerback Chris Greenwood and linebacker Brandon Hepburn. Also...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  2. Lions: On Reggie Bush's speed

    Kevin Seifert

    As soon as he reached the open field, I figured he was gone. That's what Reggie Bush does when he hits full stride and has blockers in front of him, right? So I'm guessing I wasn't the only surprised observer when cornerback Kyle Arrington tackled...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  3. Lions promote Darius Slay amid changes

    Kevin Seifert

    It has always seemed a matter of time before the Detroit Lions elevated rookie cornerback Darius Slay to first-team status, and it appears that time has come. Slay spent the weekend in that role, having hurdled veteran Ron Bartell to work opposite...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  4. Personnel whirlwind for Lions' defense*

    Kevin Seifert

    In the past two days, the Detroit Lions have signed a 34-year-old defensive tackle and a 30-year-old linebacker. They've also made plans to work out a soon-to-be 33-year-old cornerback while also signing a rookie defensive lineman whose checkered pas...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  5. Lions: Darius Slay gets a stadium lesson

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It appears that Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has given us this year's Ryan Tannehill moment. As you might recall, Tannehill -- the Miami Dolphins' quarterback -- could not name the teams in the NFC North last summer wh...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Lions: Start of the Darius Slay Era?

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' immediate reaction to cornerback Ron Bartell's shoulder injury in practice Saturday was instructive and probably reveals their long-term plans in the secondary. When Bartell landed hard on his right shoulder, the Lions replaced ...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  7. BBAO: Charles Tillman vs. Calvin Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Sam Monson's snap-by-snap analysis of Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman's 2012 season over at Pro Football Focus includes a detailed breakdown of Tillman's two games against Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johns...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  8. Lance Easley and keeping an eye on the ball

    Kevin Seifert

    So on Sunday, Lance Easley made his previously reported appearance as a celebrity umpire in a charity softball tournament organized by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Photographs circulated of Easley and Seahawks receiver Golden Tate,...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  9. ChatWrap: Future of Tramon Williams

    Kevin Seifert

    Somehow, and I'm not exactly sure why, Tuesday's SportsNation chat veered into a discussion on the future of Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams. In my head, I have a vision of Williams as a relatively new starter and a not-too-distant me...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  10. BBAO: Projecting Lions' Darius Slay

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Could cornerback Darius Slay have a bigger rookie impact for the Detroit Lions than defensive end Ziggy Ansah? That's the projection from NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah, who thinks Slay will be a factor from the fir...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  11. Packers: Jermichael Finley bulks up

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A large portion of the Green Bay Packers' offseason has been about deciding which players to pay (quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews) and whom to stand pat with (cornerback Sam Shields, nose tackle B.J. Raji.) S...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  12. Short-term resolution for Sam Shields

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier, we noted the 2013 financial dilemma facing Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields. Should he play this season under the terms of his $2.02 million restricted free-agent tender, or should he push hard -- presumably via skipping the offseaso...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  13. Lions uh-oh? Knee surgery for Darius Slay

    Kevin Seifert

    There is some debate about whether Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay would have been available to the Detroit Lions at the top of the second round were it not for a torn meniscus in his knee, which probably dropped him on a few draft boards. T...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  14. Tough market for Woodson, Urlacher, KVB

    Kevin Seifert

    Three well-regarded former NFC North players made Jeffri Chadiha's list of "seasoned, big-name free agents still sitting on the open market, hoping to find homes." Let's take a look at each: Cornerback Charles Woodson Chadiha: "The best Woodson c...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  15. Darius Slay: Rare air for the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' general manager is a former NFL cornerback, one who was a 10th-round draft choice but still managed a successful eight-year playing career. I've always figured that dynamic played a role in his management of the Lions' cornerback p...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  16. Brandon Marshall welcomes Xavier Rhodes

    Kevin Seifert

    The Minnesota Vikings drafted Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes because, according to coach Leslie Frazier, "he'll be a guy that will come in and help match up with some of the receivers in our division and our league as well." Rhodes is a so...

    Blog | April 26, 2013