Panthers CB Chris Houston decides to retire
Carolina Panthers cornerback Chris Houston has decided to retire. Did Houston's recent toe injury play a factory into his decision to call it quits?
Brandon Flowers reportedly contacted by 10 teams
Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers reportedly has been contacted by 10 teams since being cut Friday by the Kansas City Chiefs. What teams are in the hunt for his services?
Seven landing spots for Brandon Flowers
Brandon Flowers was released by the Chiefs on Friday, answering the prayers of teams looking for help at cornerback. Where might he call home this season? Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the field.
Chris Houston released by Detroit Lions
Chris Houston used to be the best cornerback in Detroit, before the injury bug hit him. Now the four-year Lions starter is on his way out of Motown.
NFC North draft needs: Blake Bortles to Minnesota Vikings?
With the 2014 NFL Draft nearly upon us, Elliot Harrison assesses top priorities for each squad in the NFC North. Will the quarterback-hungry Minnesota Vikings pounce on Blake Bortles?
Rashean Mathis, Detroit Lions strike one-year contract
Rashean Mathis agreed to terms on a one-year contract to return to the Detroit Lions, the team's website confirmed Monday. The veteran cornerback was the Lions' top cover man in 2013.
At NFL Scouting Combine, speed is king for cornerbacks
History tells us that speed is critical to success when it comes to cornerbacks in the NFL, which is why the 40-yard dash is such an important drill in evaluating prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Reading the Defense: Casey turns success into fantasy
Jurrell Casey had been having a good season, but it hadn't necessarily translated to fantasy production. But as Marcas Grant writes, that's all starting to change.
Sunday Primer: Week 14
Can New Orleans' Drew Brees and San Francisco's Frank Gore defend their home turf in separate divisional clashes Sunday? Find out everything you need to know before kickoff.
Week 14 injury report: What you need to know
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was limited in Friday's practice and looms as questionable for Sunday's tilt versus the Baltimore Ravens. He leads off our massive injury roundup.
Patrick Peterson, Joe Haden NFL's best cornerbacks
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals and Joe Haden of the Cleveland Browns top Around The League's list of the NFL's best cornerbacks. Find out where your favorite cornerback ranks.
Steelers shut out Matt Stafford, Megatron in 2nd half
The Steelers' defense held Matthew Stafford to just 35 passing yards in the second half and Calvin Johnson had zero catches after halftime as the Detroit Lions lost in Pittsburgh, with the help of some Big Ben heroics.
Sunday Primer: Week 5
Jay Cutler and the Bears welcome Drew Brees and the Saints on Sunday in a battle of NFC powerhouses. Kevin Patra rolls out all the storylines you need to follow leading up to kickoff.
Preseason Awards: NFL's most impressive rookies
With the preseason wrapping up Thursday, Chris Wesseling highlights the most impressive rookies during August football. At the top of the list? Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy.
Rashean Mathis, Detroit Lions sign one-year contract
Rashean Mathis spent 10 years patrolling the Jacksonville Jaguars' secondary. The Detroit Lions hope the cornerback's experience will pay off for their hot-and-cold defense.
Detroit Lions reportedly will host Rashean Mathis
The Detroit Lions need a cornerback opposite starter Chris Houston. Reportedly set to host free agent Rashean Mathis tomorrow, the Lions might look to the veteran to fill the void.
NFL draft questions: Detroit Lions to upgrade offense?
The Detroit Lions are notorious for selecting offensive players in the early rounds of the NFL draft. Is Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher among the Lions' first-round targets?
Martin Mayhew running out of time with Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew played an active role in free agency, and for good reason -- he knows his job might be in jeopardy if the team fails to significantly improve.