NewsDecember.18.18

Darius Slay named to second consecutive Pro Bowl

Darius Slay is finger wagging his way back to Orlando for a second straight season. The Lions sixth-year cornerback has been elected to his second straight Pro Bowl voted on by the fans, players and coaches, the NFL announced Tuesday night. Slay earned his first Pro Bowl nod and All Pro select...

Darius Slay is finger wagging his way back to Orlando for a second straight season. The Lions sixth-year cornerback has been elected to his second straight Pro Bowl voted on by the fans, players and coaches, the NFL announced Tuesday night. Slay earned his first Pro Bowl nod and All Pro selection last season after leading the league with eight interceptions and 26 passes defended. Slay has three interceptions through 14 games this year and his 15 passes defended are third most in the NFL behind only Kyle Fuller (21) and Stephon Gilmore (18). Slay recorded his first touchdown Week 14 when he intercepted a Josh Rosen pass and returned...

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NewsNovember.21.18

Darius Slay's big play showed 22 MPH speed to save the game

Darius Slay made a game-saving play with his incredible hustle in chasing down Panthers WR D.J. Moore after the wideout broke free and appeared to have a clear path to the end zone. Slay hit just under 22 MPH in his successful rundown from well behind Moore. The tracker from NFL’s Next Gen...

Darius Slay made a game-saving play with his incredible hustle in chasing down Panthers WR D.J. Moore after the wideout broke free and appeared to have a clear path to the end zone. Slay hit just under 22 MPH in his successful rundown from well behind Moore. The tracker from NFL’s Next Gen Stats illustrates the paths and speed of all involved Darius Slay reached a top speed of 21.89 MPH on his touchdown-saving tackle on DJ Moore early in the 3rd quarter. Moore reached 20.15 MPH. The Panthers failed to convert the drive into points, missing a 34-yard FG four plays later preserving @Lions 10-7 lead.#CARvsDET #OnePride pic.twitte...

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NewsNovember.19.18

Against His Own Nature, Darius Slay Becoming Leader Of Lions

Like a kid chasing after the school bus, Darius Slay put his head down and ran. On the other side of the field, Panthers receiver D.J. Moore was already off to the races. He'd just hauled in a first down and split three defenders at Detroit's 25-yard line. There was nothing but green in fron...

Like a kid chasing after the school bus, Darius Slay put his head down and ran. On the other side of the field, Panthers receiver D.J. Moore was already off to the races. He'd just hauled in a first down and split three defenders at Detroit's 25-yard line. There was nothing but green in front of him. He was a mad dash away from putting his team up 14-10 midway through the third quarter. Moore outran Jarrad Davis. He outran Glover Quin. He outran Tracy Walker and Quandre Diggs. Slay outran all of them. He blew past his teammates, like a Madden player using a cheat code, then caught Moore around the 15-yard line and dragged him down...

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NewsNovember.05.18

Detroit Lions Salute to Service week to be presented by Humanetics

DETROIT— The Detroit Lions today announced that Salute to Service week – a host of events recognizing active and former military leading up to, and including, the team’s Salute to Service game against the Carolina Panthers on November 18 – will be presented by Humanetics...

DETROIT— The Detroit Lions today announced that Salute to Service week – a host of events recognizing active and former military leading up to, and including, the team’s Salute to Service game against the Carolina Panthers on November 18 – will be presented by Humanetics. The Detroit Lions Salute to Service Week presented by Humanetics includes a military care package assembly event with the Detroit Lions Women’s Association, a coat distribution to local homeless veterans with the Empowerment Plan, an interactive video game event with current Lions players and active military members with Pros vs. GI Joes...

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