What Dre Bly Means for the Detroit Lions Secondary

July 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Around noon today, the Detroit Lions announced that they are bringing back two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Dre Bly. 
Bly, 33, signed a two year deal to help boost a young, unknown Lions secondary.
With all the inconsistent, forgettable years the Lions have had over the last decade, try to think back to 2003 and 2004. With all the bad surrounding the team, Detroit had one thing going for them—Dre Bly.
Making back to back Pro Bowls and being a defensive leader, Detroit thought they had themselves a gem. The addition of Bly was a move even our favorite, Matt Millen, could appreciate. 
But they say all good things always come to an end, and for Detroit, that meant all good things. Millen traded Bly to Denver for a draft pick, Tatum Bell, and George Foster.
What a great deal that turned out to be, eh?
Since then, the Lions secondary has been in a 360 out of control spin, with a new pair of starters almost every game an...

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