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Sunday Jul 6 | Pride of Detroit

Where the Lions roster stands: Cornerback

As we start to look ahead to training camp, we're going to take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Cassius Vaughn, Nevin Lawson, Chris Greenwood, NFL Players, Mohammed Seisay

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Detroit Lions' 5 Biggest Question Marks Ahead of Training Camp

The Detroit Lions made a lot of smart moves this offseason that should set them up for success, but there are a few questions lingering around this team as it marches toward training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Rashean Mathis, Nevin Lawson, Kyle Van Noy

Thu Jul 03, 2014

ESPN

NFL Summer Questions: NFC North issues

Training camps are just around the corner, with the Buffalo Bills getting things started when players report on July 18. But while players enjoy their final weeks of vacation, front offices continue to contemplate the direction of their teams -- both for this season and the long term.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Detroit Lions, Chris Houston, NFL Players, Chris Greenwood, Eric Ebron

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions Gab: Last year's scheme a big part to secondary's struggles

Anthony Kuehn is editor of the Detroit Lions blog Lions Gab . His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Chris Houston, NFL Players, Stephen Tulloch, Glover Quin, DeAndre Levy

Tue Jul 01, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley's comfort level, confidence growing in new defensive scheme

The third-year defensive back, who projects as the team's starting nickelback, glides through the short and intermediate areas of the field, reads and reacts well, and gets his hands on a fair share of passes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Nevin Lawson

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Detroit Lions breakout candidates for 2014-2015

The hope for an upgraded roster and coaching staff have Detroit Lions fans seeking a return to the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Ryan Broyles, Chris Greenwood, Darius Slay, NFL Players

SidelionReport

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

Dec 8, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley just misses making an interception during the second quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles

Thu Jun 26, 2014

SidelionReport

What We've Learned About The Detroit Lions This Offseason

Jan 15, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew , head coach Jim Caldwell and president Tom Lewand pose for a photo during a press conference at Ford Field.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley likely to edge Nevin Lawson if healthy

The Detroit Lions open training camp in about a month, and most of their 53-man roster appears to be set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Rashean Mathis, Don Carey, Calvin Johnson

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Detroit News

Ex-Lions corner Chris Houston says release a 'mutual' decision

The Lions signed Chris Houston to a five-year, $25 million deal last offseason but cut him following mandatory minicamp two weeks ago to save about $3.5 million in 2014 salary cap space.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Chris Houston, NFL Players, Rashean Mathis, Nevin Lawson, Darius Slay

Sat Jun 21, 2014

SidelionReport

Who Will Step Up for the Detroit Lions at Cornerback?

Oct 27, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, NFL Players, Nevin Lawson, Darius Slay, Chris Houston

Wed Jun 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Pros and Cons of the Detroit Lions Pursuing CB Brandon Flowers

The Detroit Lions are deciding internally whether or not the club wants to make a legitimate offer to Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers , who was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Nevin Lawson, Chris Greenwood, Chris Houston, NFL Players

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Rant Sports

The 5 Biggest Red Flags For The Detroit Lions Heading Into The 2014 Season

The Detroit Lions have a lot to be excited about as the 2014 season approaches. With a new coaching staff in place led by Jim Caldwell and several key additions, the Lions have upgraded their personnel with the hopes that this will be an NFC North championship team.

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Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Houston dismissal calls into question Lions' other offseason moves

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

ESPN

Why Flowers could be risky for Detroit

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Rashean Mathis, Nevin Lawson, Don Carey, Darius Slay

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Turning Point #8: Run Defense Ripped In Philadelphia

Dec 8, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy scores a touchdown as Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley tries to make a tackle during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Lions' Jerome Couplin not feeling overwhelmed by jump from small college to the NFL

With a nickname like The Osprey, you might expect that player to stand out from the crowd, but it's a promising sign for undrafted rookie Jerome Couplin III that he's blending in during his initial offseason practices with the Detroit Lions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Jerome Couplin, Glover Quin, DeJon Gomes, Joseph Fauria

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Detroit Lions: 5 Players Climbing the Depth Chart During OTAs

The Lions have a starting lineup on both sides of the ball that can keep pace with anyone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Darius Slay, NFL Players, Devin Taylor, Dan Orlovsky, Reggie Bush

MLive.com

Column: Detroit Lions have no choice but to hope Darius Slay is the real deal

The Detroit Lions hardly missed a beat without Chris Houston during their offseason program.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Rant Sports

Detroit Lions Got It Right By Cutting Chris Houston

After four seasons as a starting cornerback for the Detroit Lions , the team terminated Chris Houston 's contract today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Chris Houston, NFL Players, Rashean Mathis, Nevin Lawson, Darius Slay

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