In typical NFL fashion, the focus now shifts from Lawson to who will replace him.
With Bentley out for the year, the Lions will likely be making some acquisition at the position soon.
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.
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.
Far from being resentful of his declining status, the 33-year-old Mathis takes care to build up his young teammates.
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.
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.
The Detroit Lions have put rookie cornerback Bill Bentley on injured reserve and signed cornerback Don Carey.
The Detroit Lions have left starting linebacker DeAndre Levy and key cornerback Bill Bentley inactive against the Seattle Seahawks.
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?