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Rashean Mathis

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Wide receiver Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens misses a catch while under pressure from cornerback Rashean Mathis #31 of the Detroit Lions 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 Sign CB Rashean Mathis To One-Year Deal

So much for your mock draft featuring the Lions taking a cornerback at No. 10 overall like everyone else’s. Well, they still might but there’s less of a chance with Detroit bringing Rashean Mathis back into the fold.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Stars Support Schwartz: ‘There’s Nothing That Jim Has Done To Make Us Lose Any Ball Game’

Not surprisingly, many believe Schwartz’s job is in jeopardy. The players on his team, at least publicly, seem to be the exceptions.

CBS Detroit–12/18/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 1: Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to pass during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Lincoln Financial Field on December 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Gunther Cunningham Watches Oregon Film To Help Prep For Speedy Eagles Offense

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham studied up on what Kelly has been doing in his brief time so far with the Eagles. Then he dug deeper.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Willie Young #79, Israel Idonije #77 of the Detroit Lions and the rest of the defensive line come onto the field together during team introductions prior to playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Josh Sitton’s Comments About Lions Defense Come Back To Bite Packers

As far as whether Sitton’s comments spurned that choice, Mosley said, “Nah, not at all.” Then he winked.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2013

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

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Is The NFL Getting Too Soft? Veterans Agree Football Is A Different Game Now

Right or wrong, it is safe to say football does not look the way it used to.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2013

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

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 23: Rashean Mathis #27 of the Jacksonville Jaguars warms up prior to the game against the New England Patriots at EverBank Field on December 23, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Lions Bringing In Veteran Players After Poor Game

Jim Schwartz insists that he’s not trying to send any of his players a message.

97.1 The Ticket–08/19/2013