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Detroit Lions NFC North
Darius Slay • #23 • CB
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'0", 190 lbs.
Born:Jan 1, 1991 (29 yrs) in Brunswick, GA
Hometown:Brunswick, GA
College:Mississippi State
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2013 (2/36).
2019 Season Stats
G GS Solo Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 14 14 36 10 0 0 2 19 0 1 0
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Scouting Report
An elite cover corner, his great wheels and active hands usually land him the toughest assignments against the game's best wide receivers. Tough, consistent and durable, he is a natural sprinter and is rarely beaten over the top. Excels at hand fighting and often strips the ball at the point of the catch. Tackles aggressively in run support and seldom leaves the field. His declining takeaway rate and absence of blitzing skills are minor quibbles.
Long Range Potential: Stellar cover cornerback.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2019, 2018, 2017
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