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Darius Slay

Detroit Lions
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Lions | Darius Slay, Rashean Mathis to start

Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:46:57 -0700

Detroit Lions CBs Darius Slay and Rashean Mathis are expected to be the starting cornerbacks now that CB Chris Houston has been released.

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Lions | Chris Houston undergoes surgery

Fri, 16 May 2014 15:00:28 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) underwent surgery on his toe earlier this week, and it's unknown if he'll be able to make it back in time for training camp this summer. "I'm not certain, to be honest with you," head coach Jim Caldwell said. "I kind of leave those things up to our physicians. Those guys went to school for a long time to get those medical degrees and so what I do is try to focus in on what we're doing and I let them sort of navigate through it and give me an indication of it at some point in time." Houston is expected to be one of the team's starting cornerbacks this year alongside CB Darius Slay.

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Lions | DC looking for improvement from Darius Byrd

Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:09:14 -0700

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin said CB Darius Slay has to improve in certain areas but believes he will play better with reps and time. Austin said Slay has shown flashes of great play but needs to improve his consistency.

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Lions | Coach wants more consistency from Darius Slay

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:22:54 -0800

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin would like to see more consistency from CB Darius Slay in 2014. "I think we have some good young pieces," Austin said. "You know, as we watched the tape, one of the young guys, Slay, I looked at him and you go, 'Boy, he had his ups and downs.' You know, he had some things, he had some growing pains. There were some times he didn't look very good and there were some times he looked outstanding." "Our goal is to try to get him to be consistent, to be a consistent player. That way, that talent will start to take over, but I think he's a guy that has the ability out there and we probably want to try to improve," Austin said. "But we want to improve in all areas."

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:43:25 -0800

Detroit Lions OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 17. CBs Dwight Bentley (concussion) and Chris Houston (toe, illness) are doubtful. CB Jonte Green (shoulder) is questionable. S Louis Delmas (knee), OG Dylan Gandy (illness), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (illness), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (ankle) are probable. Bentley, Delmas, Green, Levy and Waddle did not practice Friday, Dec. 27. Houston and Wendling were limited while the others practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 14:49:58 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Dwight Bentley (concussion), OG Dylan Gandy (illness), CB Chris Houston (toe, illness), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) and S John Wendling (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Jonte Green (shoulder), DE Israel Idonije (neck) and CB Darius Slay (knee) were limited. CB Rashean Mathis (illness) practiced in full.

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Lions | Wednesday's Week 17 practice report

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:43:01 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley (concussion), FS Louis Delmas (knee), TE Dorin Dickerson (concussion), LB DeAndre Levy (foot), S John Wendling (ankle) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (ankle) each did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. CB Chris Houston (toe), DE Israel Idonije (neck) and CB Darius Slay (knee) were listed limited participants, while CB Rashean Mathis (illness) was a full participant.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:19:23 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) is listed as doubtful for Week 16. LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Rashean Mathis (illness) are listed as questionable. FS Louis Delmas (knee), FS John Wendling (ankle) and P Sam Martin (groin) are listed as probable. Levy, Mathis and Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 20, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:01:00 -0800

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (illness), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (toe) and P Sam Martin (groin) were limited.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:31:24 -0800

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (foot), CB Darius Slay (knee), FS Louis Delmas (knee), FS John Wendling (ankle) and P Sam Martin (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. CB Chris Houston (toe) was limited during practice. The team did not practice, but the NFL makes teams release a Wednesday injury report, so this is an estimation.

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Lions | Jonte Green starting

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:18:29 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Jonte Green will get the start in Week 15 game against the Baltimore Ravens Monday, Dec. 16, with both CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Darius Slay (knee) inactive.

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Lions | Week 15 Inactives

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:15:57 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Chris Houston, CB Darius Slay, OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Mikel Leshoure, C Rodney Austin inactive for Week 15.

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Lions | Saturday injury report for Week 15

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 16:06:26 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Darius Slay (knee) are listed as doubtful for Week 15. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is listed as questionable. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow), DE Israel Idonije (knee), FS Louis Delmas (knee) and FS John Wendling (illness) are listed as probable. Delmas, Houston and Slay did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 14. Ansah was limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Two CBs not practicing

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:40:24 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) and Darius Slay (knee) are not participating in practice Saturday, Dec. 14.

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Lions | Friday practice report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:18:51 -0800

Detroit Lions CBs Chris Houston (toe) and Darius Slay (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Israel Idonije (knee) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) were limited. S John Wendling (illness) practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:29:46 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (toe), DE Israel Idonije (knee), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) was limited.

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Lions | Darius Slay considered week-to-week

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:18:24 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) underwent knee surgery Friday, Dec. 6, and is considered week-to-week at this time.

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Lions | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 08:44:54 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Chris Greenwood, OT Corey Hilliard, CB Darius Slay, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Mikel Leshoure, C Rodney Austin inactive for Week 14.

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Lions | Darius Slay has torn meniscus

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 16:33:28 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) has a torn meniscus in his knee and is expected to be week-to-week.

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Lions | Two moves made

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 13:41:41 -0800

The Detroit Lions signed CB Chris Greenwood off the practice squad and released WR Micheal Spurlock. CB Darius Slay (knee) is out for Week 14.

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Lions | Unsure about the severity if Darius Slay's injury

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:55:58 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said CB Darius Slay's (knee) injured knee is still being evaluated and is not sure about the severity of the injury. Slay suffered the injury during practice Thursday, Dec. 5.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:35:02 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 6, and is doubtful for Week 14. CB Chris Houston (foot) was limited in practice and is questionable. S Louis Delmas (knee) and DE Israel Idonije (knee) both were limited in practice and are probable.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:42:24 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Israel Idonije (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 5. CB Chris Houston (foot), CB Darius Slay (knee) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) were limited during practice.

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Lions | Darius Slay to start

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:11:11 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay will start in the team's Week 13 game against the Green Bay Packers in place of CB Chris Houston (foot).

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Lions | Chris Houston still awaiting MRI results

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:19:25 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (foot) is still awaiting results from his MRI from Monday, Nov. 25. He said he does not fear he has a stress fracture, but he has "much more than tightness." If he cannot play in the Week 13 game Thursday, Nov. 28, against the Green Bay Packers, rookie CB Darius Slay would get the nod in his absence.

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Lions | Darius Slay might start Thursday

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:13:15 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay might draw the start in the Week 13 game against the Green Bay Packers Thursday, Nov. 28, if CB Chris Houston (foot) cannot go.

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Lions | Darius Slay likely to start

Sat, 09 Nov 2013 06:00:46 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay is likely to start in the team's Week 10 game. CB Rashean Mathis practiced at nickel all week, giving Slay the opportunity to start.

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Lions | Rashean Mathis considered day to day

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:09:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions CB Rashean Mathis (groin) injured his groin in the first half of the Week 6 game against the Cleveland Browns and he did not return. CB Darius Slay replaced Mathis at right cornerback for the remainder of the game, and reportedly played well.

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Lions | Chris Houston's injury not long term

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:33:31 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (leg) "doesn't appear" to have a long-term injury, but head coach Jim Schwartz is listing Houston as "day-to-day, week-to-week." "We'll just see. He has a leg injury. I'll just keep it that way," Schwartz said. "And we'll just see where he can get to this week and we'll try to get him back as quick as we can." CB Darius Slay would likely replace Houston if he's unable to play in Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers.

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Lions | Darius Slay loses job

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 05:10:20 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay has lost his starting job to CB Rashean Mathis. Slay played only on special teams in Week 3.

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Lions | Rashean Mathis could get start

Sat, 21 Sep 2013 09:14:36 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Rashean Mathis could start at cornerback Week 3 because CB Darius Slay has struggled at times during the first two weeks.

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Lions | Two DBs leave practice early

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:40:20 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (ankle) left practice early Thursday, Aug. 1, to have his ankle taped and sat out the final few drills. SS Amari Spievey left practice because of a hamstring injury.

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Lions | Darius Slay learning on the fly

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:02:42 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay continues to work with the first-team defense with CB Ron Bartell (shoulder) sidelined. The rookie said Monday, July 29, he has learned a lot while covering WR Calvin Johnson. "I'm learning a lot from him," Slay said. "He's a big, aggressive receiver, so I have to get my hands on him. I love how he competes. That's my goal, to compete every time, so I love going against him one-on-one. I'd like to go against him every day, if I could."

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Lions | Darius Slay working with starters

Sat, 27 Jul 2013 08:28:23 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay is working with the first-team defense during practice Saturday, July 27, because CB Ron Bartell (shoulder) is not participating with a shoulder injury.

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Lions | Several rookies have chance to win jobs

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:57:10 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz indicated DE Ezekiel Ansah, CB Darius Slay, OG Larry Warford and P Sam Martin have the chance to win starting jobs during training camp.

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Lions | Darius Slay impressing

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 06:07:57 -0700

Detroit Lions rookie CB Darius Slay has impressed the team with his speed, ball skills and ability to learn the playbook. "I don't know if he knows he's in the NFL or not," Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said. "That is a good thing, trust me. Somebody asked me about him. I said, 'He has no conscience.' That may be the number one criteria for any corner you want on your team. He doesn't let things bother him."

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Lions | Darius Slay expected to get chance to win starting job

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 13:43:26 -0700

The Detroit Lions are expected to give CB Darius Slay every opportunity to win one of the starting cornerback jobs during training camp.

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Lions | Darius Slay gets on field

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:13:31 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) was able to have limited participation during organized team activities Monday, June 4. Slay said his knee is feeling back to normal.

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Lions | Two rookies could be used as returners

Thu, 16 May 2013 12:24:10 -0700

The Detroit Lions could consider using RB Steven Miller and CB Darius Slay as kick and punt returners this season.

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Lions | Darius Slay could start

Wed, 15 May 2013 19:28:04 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) is expected to compete with CB Bill Bentley (shoulder) for the starting job opposite CB Chris Houston. Slay missed the rookie camp last weekend after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. However, Slay is expected to be ready for training camp.

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Lions | DC works with Darius Slay

Sat, 11 May 2013 13:05:06 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) spent most of the practice Saturday, May 11, with defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham working on things like scheme and positioning. Slay is not able to participate in the team's rookie minicamp because he is recovering from knee surgery.

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Lions | Darius Slay agrees to terms

Thu, 09 May 2013 12:35:20 -0700

The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with second-round draft choice CB Darius Slay on a four-year deal worth $5 million. The deal includes a $2.9 million signing bonus.

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Lions | Darius Slay has procedure

Tue, 07 May 2013 07:29:05 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery for a torn meniscus Friday, May 3, and will not take part in the team's rookie minicamp, according to a league source. Doctors discovered the knee injury was not a severe issue and they believe he could play in 10 days if he had to, the source said. Slay will be ready for training camp.

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Lions | Several expected to compete for CB job

Sun, 05 May 2013 10:17:15 -0700

Detroit Lions CBs Darius Slay, Bill Bentley, Ron Bartell, Chris Greenwood and Jonte Green are all expected to be candidates for the starting right cornerback job. It appears Slay and Bentley are the leading candidates at this point.

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Lions | Joique Bell interested in being returner

Thu, 02 May 2013 12:39:26 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell said he has talked with special teams coach John Bonamego about the possibility of becoming the team's full-time kick returner this season. RB Theo Riddick, WR Corey Fuller and CB Darius Slay could also be candidates for the return job.

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Lions | Top draft picks to be on the field quickly

Wed, 01 May 2013 13:01:55 -0700

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he expects the teams high draft picks to be on the field quickly because of the needs of the team. "That's a fair statement, but it's also fair to say we had more holes coming into it, or more holes that we knew about, coming into this draft than we did last year," Mayhew said. "We do expect a lot of those guys, especially guys that we took early, to be on the field pretty quickly." First-round pick DE Ezekiel Ansah was drafted to replace DE Kyle Vanden Bosch. Second round pick CB Darius Slay will compete with CB Bill Bentley. Third round pick OG Larry Warford will likely replace OG Stephen Peterman.

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Lions | Darius Slay expects to be ready for camp

Sat, 27 Apr 2013 11:57:57 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay (knee) said he expects to be ready for the start of training camp. Slay is dealing with a torn meniscus.

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Lions | Darius Slay selected 36th overall

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:52:52 -0700

The Detroit Lions selected Mississippi State CB Darius Slay with the 36th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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NFL | Darius Slay does not need surgery

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:11:22 -0700

Mississippi State CB Darius Slay (knee) said doctors have told him he does not need surgery on the torn meniscus in his knee. He said he has worked out for 16 teams this offseason and only one team has asked for an extra MRI.

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Falcons | Darius Slay worked out

Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:36:55 -0700

Mississippi State CB Darius Slay (knee) worked out for the Atlanta Falcons Friday, April 19.

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