Detroit Lion Preview: Chris Houston Leads an Improved Cornerback Group

August 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Most of the conversations about the Detroit Lions these days pretty much follow the same template.  The team is much improved, but the secondary will be their Achilles heel. 
At practice this week, I took a closer look at the secondary to see if the concern is warranted.
While I believe the secondary has improved over the previous year, breakdowns in coverage were frequent.
Today, I will review the cornerback position, and will look at the safety position at a future date.
The lions currently list ten cornerbacks on their roster.  Looking at the strengths and weaknesses of each will give a better idea as to what to expect from then in the 2010 season.
Aaron Berry is 22 years old, 5'11", 180 lbs, and experience wise, a rookie.
I don’t know who measured Berry at 5’11" but that can’t be right. He is much shorter than that.  Berry, a three-year starter at Pitt, signed with the Lions as an undr...

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