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Darius Slay

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers runs against Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Quin Says He Cannot Imagine Where Secondary Would Be Without Slay

With injuries plaguing the secondary, the emergence of Darius Slay becomes more critical than ever to Detroit’s success.

CBS Detroit–24 hours ago

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 16:  Detroit Lions first round NFL Draft pick Eric Ebron #85 goes through the passing drills during Detroit Lions Rookie Minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

3 Detroit Lions Not Named Stafford, Suh Or Johnson Who Will Be Most Key In ’14

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.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Darius Slay Key To Lions Secondary

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.

08/14/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29:  Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to pull in a pass while Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions blocks it on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

How Darius Slay Tried To Get Chris Houston To Let Him Wear No. 23

“I thought he was just going to give it to me to give it to me,” Slay said, laughing.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 17 : Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions breaks up a pass intended for Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 17, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Lions Appear To Be Thin On Talent At Cornerback

The Detroit Lions appear to be thin on talent at cornerback, counting on veteran Rashean Mathis and second-year pro Darius Slay to be starters.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a  touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Slay Feeling Fine After Leaving Practice, Talks About Johnny Manziel

It caused a bit of a scare Monday when projected starting cornerback Darius Slay left practice accompanied by a trainer.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29:  Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to pull in a pass while Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions blocks it on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

GM Martin Mayhew Says Secondary Help On Lions’ Shopping List

Martin Mayhew declined to say whether the Lions would have handled the draft differently had they know Houston would not be an option.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29:  Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to pull in a pass while Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions blocks it on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Slay: ‘We Feel Good About Where He’s Heading’

Working with the first team as Houston recovers from a toe injury, Slay is ready to play like he’s the man.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass under pressure from strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions WR Calvin Johnson Active Against Giants

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants.

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a  touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Slay Doubtful For Sunday’s Game; Bush, Houston Listed As Questionable

“Still being evaluated,” head coach Jim Schwartz said. “We’ll just see where that takes us. It was sort of a freak thing.”

CBS Detroit–12/06/2013

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