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RASHEAN MATHIS RUMORS

Could More Kids Get Into Golf Because Of Concussions?

Last month, Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis turned some heads when he said he’d prefer that his 2-year-old son grow up to play golf instead of football, the occupation bringing millions of dollars into the Mathis family. “He doesn’t have to play any sport, as far as I’m concerned. But if he does get into it, football will be the last thing I introduce him to,”...
Via Back9Network
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions CB Wants Son To Play Golf, Not Football

Football has been under the microscope due to head injuries and their short and long-term impact on players. The violent nature of the sport has led parents to pull their kids from participating, hoping to protect them from serious injuries down the road.  It may come as a surprise that one of those parents happens to be a 12-year veteran in the NFL, but Detroit Lions cornerback...
Via Back9Network
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions will likely rely on Rashean Mathis to stabilize weak secondary

Rashean Mathis won't go away. He's one of those veterans who keeps hanging around, picking up paycheck after paycheck in the NFL, even when many are counting him out. Not a big deal was made when the Detroit Lions signed the free-agent cornerback about three weeks into training camp last year. At best, Mathis seemed headed toward a reserve role, but with the revolving door...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Questions looming over first-round pick

Just like any other April, there are many questions surrounding the Detroit Lions and their first-round selection in the upcoming draft. Uncertainties range from what position to draft, to the possibility of trading up or down, and even whether general manager Marin Mayhew will stick with his “best player available” approach. How it breaks down: Draft ‘em if they’re there...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions bring back veteran cornerback to mentor their younger players

The Detroit Lions have brought back their best cornerback from last season, Rashean Mathis. Signed to be a mentor to younger players on the Lions roster during the 2013 season, Mathis ended up starting 13 games after replacing the struggling Darius Slay in the lineup. Mathis totaled 47 totals and a team high 15 passes defended. Early in his career Mathis had been an all-pro with...
Via cover32 - Lions
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have signed Rashean Mathis to a one year deal

The Detroit Lions are adding a veteran back to their secondary today.  Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted earlier today that the Detroit Lions have agreed to a one year deal with 34 year old Rashean Mathis.  The former Bethune-Cookman standout corner signed a one year deal to remain a Lion.  This is a great veteran […] The post Detroit Lions have signed Rashean Mathis to a one year...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornerbacks Houston and Mathis both ruled out

DETROIT The Detroit Lions will be severely shorthanded at cornerback for Sundays must-win game against the New York Giants. Starting corners Chris Houston and Rashean Mathis have been officially ruled out. Both were listed as questionable on Fridays injury report. Houston returned to practice during the week but will miss his second straight game because of a toe injury. Mathis...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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