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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.


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

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 23: Runningback Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans runs toward Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions at LP Field on September 23, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Terry Foster With Lions Bill Bentley

Lions cornerback Bill Bentley was not thrilled with the team’s performance during Thursday night’s 24-6 preseason loss to the Cleveland Browns Thursday night. But he wants to look ahead.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2013

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Put CB Bentley On IR, Sign CB Carey

The Detroit Lions have put rookie cornerback Bill Bentley on injured reserve and signed cornerback Don Carey.

97.1 The Ticket–11/02/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 23: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions makes a tackle behind the line against Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans during the game at LP Field on September 23, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans won 44-41 in overtime. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Lions LB Levy, CB Bentley, Seahawks WR Edwards Out

The Detroit Lions have left starting linebacker DeAndre Levy and key cornerback Bill Bentley inactive against the Seattle Seahawks.

97.1 The Ticket–10/28/2012


The Detroit Lions Lack Cornerback Strength

The Detroit Lions may have a formidable defensive line, but they have struggled in the secondary for years, particularly at cornerback. Why is the team seemingly not addressing this year in and year out?



Were Expectations Too High for the Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions made the playoffs last year, and there was excitement heading into this season. However, were people hoping for too much from this team? Why have they struggled thus far? Is there a chance for a turnaround.


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Should The Detroit Lions Be Cautious Against The 49ers?

The Lions have to travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. It is a tough matchup, which leads to this notion: Should the Lions be going all out to try and win this game?




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