“You could see that Darius had a lot of talent and ability, and he’s just been maturing and functioning better all the time,” Caldwell said.
Robert Griffin III sat down with WJLA-TV and let fly the words “I feel like I’m the best quarterback in the league,” which has set off a firestorm of debate and social media attention.
Detroit has made a point this offseason to make sure the team will not be in trouble if Bentley or Lawson cannot get healthy.
After his sophomore campaign, Slay stands as an example of a player taking initiative to improve his game and deliver on his potential.
Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay adopted his trademark “finger wave,” as he calls it, from longtime NBA star Dikembe Mutombo.
“As long as we don’t give up big play touchdowns,” said defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, “we should have an opportunity to win.”
With injuries plaguing the secondary, the emergence of Darius Slay becomes more critical than ever to Detroit’s success.
Eric Ebron, tight end – The idea with the Lions’ offense, under first-year coordinator Joe Lombardi, is to stretch the field to the sidelines and deep, and open up the middle for seam routes.
The Detroit Lions’ struggles last season cost Jim Schwartz his job, and another disappointing season could do GM Martin Mayhew in. When Lions fans and NFL analysts discussed the team’s issues and needs, the secondary came up more often that not.
“I thought he was just going to give it to me to give it to me,” Slay said, laughing.