Bill Bentley

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals isn't able to hold on to the ball while being pursued by cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Release Cornerback Bill Bentley

The Lions added depth at the cornerback position during the draft, taking Alex Carter in the third round and Quandre Diggs in the sixth.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals isn't able to hold on to the ball while being pursued by cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Defensive Backs Coach Tony Oden Excited For Competition At Cornerback

Detroit has made a point this offseason to make sure the team will not be in trouble if Bentley or Lawson cannot get healthy.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: Kevin Ogletree #11 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball against Shaun Prater #27 of the Minnesota Vikings during the third quarter of the game on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lions Cut Ogletree, Promote Seisay

The move likely corresponds with a promotion for practice squad cornerback Mohammed Seisay.

CBS Detroit–09/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Kerry Taylor #13 of the Jacksonville Jaguars can't hold onto the ball against Cassius Vaughn #29 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Secondary Injuries: ‘Nothing We Can’t Overcome’

“As long as we don’t give up big play touchdowns,” said defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, “we should have an opportunity to win.”

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Charles Johnson #80 of the Cleveland Browns tries to get past Nevin Lawson #43 of the Detroit Lions and Xavier Proctor #69 in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Nevin Lawson Likely Out For Season After Injury, Surgery

In typical NFL fashion, the focus now shifts from Lawson to who will replace him.

CBS Detroit–09/15/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions is called for pass interference on Wide receiver Andre Roberts #12 of the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Report: Bill Bentley Out For Season After Tearing ACL On Monday Night

With Bentley out for the year, the Lions will likely be making some acquisition at the position soon.

CBS Detroit–09/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Jerrel Jemigan #12 of the New York Giants scores on a 20 yard touchdown pass from Eli Manning #10 during the second quarter of the game as Louis Delmas #26 and Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions attempts to defend on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Bentley Leaves After 2nd-Quarter Collision

Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley was being evaluated for a head injury after a scary collision in the second quarter against the New York Giants on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 10: A Pittsburgh Steelers keeps warm during the game against the Buffalo Bills on November 10, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Lions Looking Healthy Heading Into Pittsburgh

The Detroit Lions head to Pittsburgh this week to take on a Steelers team that has been playing better recently. Fortunately, the team appears to be pretty healthy at the moment.

11/15/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions pumps up the crowd during the fourth quarter while playing the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 34-24. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mathis Embraces Role As Mentor As Well As On-Field Duties

Far from being resentful of his declining status, the 33-year-old Mathis takes care to build up his young teammates.

CBS Detroit–09/22/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions is called for pass interference on Wide receiver Andre Roberts #12 of the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Gunther Cunningham Confident In Secondary, Carson Palmer’s Criticism Aside

Asked how he can get players to play the ball instead of the receiver, Cunningham – a 44-year coaching veteran – laughs, and there is a measure of scorn in the sound.

CBS Detroit–09/22/2013

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