Darius Slay

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

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdown with Matthew Stafford #9 while playing the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Once Reluctant, NFL Players Say Yoga Is Not Just For Girls Anymore

Many big, strong, manly football players do yoga, including superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson, and almost all of them – yes, Burleson included – initially resisted taking up the practice.

CBS Detroit–11/08/2013

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

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 12:  Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions leaves the field celebrating a 7-3 victory over the Green Bay Packers on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions’ Secondary Looking Good Despite Absence of Delmas

The Detroit Lions plan on safety Louis Delmas being ready to go this fall, his knee all healed up from the issues that forced him to have surgery before last season and that made him miss eight games in 2012.

Then again, the Lions are also readying themselves for the possibility Delmas will not be available.

CBS Detroit–06/14/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Ezekiel Ansah of the BYU Cougars stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and Pro Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders (R) as they hold up a jersey on stage after Ansah was picked #5 overall by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lions Sign Ziggy Ansah

The Detroit Lions have now signed all of their 2013 draft picks.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2013

STARKVILLE, MS - SEPTEMBER 08: Defensive back Darius Slay #9 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs intercepts a pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter of a NCAA college football game on September 8, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Darius Slay Has Knee Surgery

According to various reports, Lions’ second round pick Darius Slay underwent arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees last Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2013

Darius Slay #9 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs breaks up a pass intended for Kadron Boone #86 of the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Baton Rouge. (Getty Images/Chris Graythen).

Slay Gets A Chance To Compete With Lions

The Georgia native, who’ll wear No. 30 for the Lions, started his collegiate career at Itawamba (Miss.) Community College, became a starter halfway through his first season at Mississippi State and started all 13 games of his senior season.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2013

C) Darius Slay. (Getty Images/Butch Bill)

Lions Take CB Darius Slay In 2nd Round Of Draft

The Detroit Lions have taken cornerback Darius Slay in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2013

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