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Darius Slay may ask Peyton to sign as yet intercepted ball

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has a humorous plan for obtaining future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning’s autograph on Sunday. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the 24-year-old said if he intercepts a pass from the Denver Broncos quarterback, Slay will immediately ask Peyton to sign the ball. To be fair, Slay might have said that while being perfectly...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions DB Darius Slay wants to ‘make everyone mad’ at him

By Jesse Reed Darius Slay seems to be angling for the title of “NFL’s biggest mouth” these days. After his recent request to be referred to as “The Earth” and his declaration that the Detroit Lions defense is not “too much different” than that of the Seattle Seahawks, Slay is well on his way. The defensive back spoke out again on Tuesday morning, opening up about...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions cornerback Darius Slay: Call me 'The Earth'

By David Kenyon Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay wants to upgrade his nickname from “Big Play Slay” to something that will more suitably represent his coverage skills. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Slay believes no one alive can get the better of him. “I can cover anybody on this planet. I am The Earth. Call me The Earth. “I’m The Earth...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions cornerback Darius Slay wants to be nicknamed ‘The Earth’

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has been going by the moniker “Big Play Slay” for some time now, but suggested after practice Wednesday night that he envisions going with a much more astronomical nickname sure to have a global impact. Forget “Revis Island,” the moniker of the New York Jets cornerback. Slay is “The Earth.” Slay, a third-year cornerback out of Mississippi...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions corner Darius Slay wants to be called ‘The Earth’

Detroit Lions corner Darius Slay whose taken on the nickname (thanks to Twitter) ‘Big Play Slay” may be looking to add another moniker. How about ‘The Earth’? Trading barbs with former Lions receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson, Slay was asked if he could still cover the 33-year old wide out after yesterday’s Novi High School practice session. His response...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions depth chart: Winners and losers

With the first preseason game two days away, the Detroit Lions have released the first unofficial depth chart for their home opener against the Cleveland Browns. Although a lot can change between now and the official 2014 roster, there are some obvious winners and losers being exposed after the first two weeks of training camp. Winners: 1. Darius Slay: #2 Cornerback With the cornerback...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Cornerback situation filled with uncertainty

If it’s true that defense wins championships, it might help explain why the Detroit Lions have only made the playoffs once in the last fifteen seasons. In recent years, the Lions have been branded as one of the worst teams in the league defensively. An unfathomable trait about the consistent disappointment is that this team is insanely talented overall. However, relying on talent...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Where there’s hope, there’s fire? It’s all up to Slay, and please, Calvin, don’t go

Detroit Lions Hope for the hopeless(READ) It’s all on Darius Slay now(READ) How would you feel if Calvin Johnson left the Lions?(READ) Are the Lions actually the best offense in the NFC North?(READ) You may also be interested in:Rewind: Where there’s hope, there’s fire? It’s all up to Slay, and please, Calvin, don’t goProjecting the All-NFC North team for 2014, Detroit...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Darius Slay fill Lions' void in secondary?

Darius Slay suffered through the familiar growing pains of a rookie cornerback trying to prove himself in the NFL. Slay, a second-round draft pick a year ago by the Detroit Lions, was given a starting job to open the season, lost it because of poor performance, eventually reclaimed it, got injured and then came back again to start and play well in the final week. "I feel like I can...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Who is the best conerback in the NFL Draft?

Detroit Lions: Who is the best conerback in the NFL Draft?The NFL Scouting Combine wrapped up on Tuesday as this year’s cornerbacks and safeties completed their workouts. The Detroit Lions are in the market to find a corner that can step in and contribute on the field from day one and that position could be fulfilled with the tenth overall pick in this year’s draft. The nine...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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