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  1. Detroit Lions release veteran CB Drayton Florence

    Michael Rothstein

    Less than two weeks ago, Drayton Florence came to the Detroit Lions confident he would be playing in the NFL again this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Allen hopes Cowboys come back to Napa

    Paul Gutierrez

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Sure, there were brawls, five of them, in fact, big enough to stop the action of the two joint practices here. And there was the fan who swung a replica helmet at Dallas Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb, plus the numerous scuffles throu...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  3. Slay marvels at Johnny Manziel's hands

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The hands stuck out the most. That is what Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay remembers about Johnny Manziel (a.k.a. Johnny Football, a.k.a. the quarterback sensation in Cleveland) before he even took a single NFL snap, whic...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Detroit Lions sign Drayton Florence to add secondary depth

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions signed veteran cornerback Drayton Florence, who started five games for Carolina last season, to help add to the team's secondary depth.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  5. Darius Slay OK after hit, Ansah improving

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions had a small scare Monday morning after cornerback Darius Slay collided with wide receiver Golden Tate. For the second straight week, injury to a starter was averted. "What actually happened is he had a lit...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  6. Five questions with: Brandon Carr

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- With the players entering the downtime of the offseason, we offer up a Five Questions segment. Today's subject is Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr. Carr signed with the Cowboys in 2012 with a five-year, $50 million deal. ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. Five things to watch in Lions' offseason

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions' offseason is already a week old and the team made one somewhat surprising move in releasing cornerback Chris Houston a year after signing him to a $25 million contract. What else is there to potentially look for before training ...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  8. Why Flowers could be risky for Detroit

    Michael Rothstein

    It was almost too symmetrical on Friday. The Detroit Lions released Chris Houston at the same time the Kansas City Chiefs cut their talented cornerback who struggled last season, Brandon Flowers. The questions about Flowers, a Pro Bowler last seas...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  9. Slay ready to replace Houston?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last week, I took a look at the possibility of Darius Slay starting at cornerback for the Detroit Lions. On Friday, the Lions appeared to confirm that he will start, because they cut Chris Houston, who remains hampered by a nagging toe injury. Sla...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. Morning Roar: Lions sign Quigley

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year... On the same day the Detroit Lions let go of cornerback Chris Houston and agreed to a contract with tight end Eric Ebron, it also made one more move to keep its roster at 90 players. The Lions signed ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  11. Detroit Lions release cornerback Chris Houston

    Michael Rothstein

    A year ago, the Detroit Lions signed Chris Houston to a $25 million contract, including a $6.5 million signing bonus, to be the team's No. 1 cornerback.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  12. Who will start at CB for Lions?

    Tom Carpenter

    Despite an obvious need at cornerback, the Detroit Lions didn't take one in the draft until the fourth round, when they selected Nevin Lawson. The position remains understocked, especially since Chris Houston's availability for training camp remain u...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  13. Dre Bly to College Hall of Fame

    Michael Rothstein

    He was the best cornerback the Detroit Lions have had in a decade and now Dre Bly is headed to the Hall of Fame. The College Football Hall of Fame. Bly, who played cornerback for the Lions from 2003-06 as part of 11 seasons in the NFL, was one ...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  14. Brandon Carr of Dallas Cowboys trying to take over NFL

    Todd Archer

    Brandon Carr hasn't played like an elite cornerback since signing a $50.1 million free-agent deal with the Dallas Cowboys two seasons ago, but he says that will change this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  15. Two more rookies sign with Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions now have all but their top three draft picks from the class of 2014 signed. Cornerback Nevin Lawson (fourth round) and wide receiver T.J. Jones (sixth) officially signed Friday afternoon, meaning only tight e...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  16. Houston's injury should be concerning

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions declined to select a cornerback in the early rounds of last week's NFL draft, didn't sign any impact players at the position in free agency and essentially decided to go with what they had a season ago at the po...

    Blog | May 16, 2014