• Corner Darius Slay, guard Larry Warford latest Lions draft picks to sign

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated May 13, 2013
    On Thursday, second-round pick Darius Slay, a cornerback; and, according to a media report, third-round pick Larry Warford, a guard, signed four-year deals. "It's the best thing I've done," Warford said Friday after the first day of the Lions rookie minicamp. Offensive guard Larry Warford , the team's third-round pick, quickly learned the importance of knowing his teammates. He's just got natural balance and natural power." Allen Park The Lions coaching staff held its breath for a bit Saturday when third-round pick Larry Warford went down in pain during an 11-on-11 drill. The diet isn't quite like the Atkins Diet, Warford said, but it involves cutting carbohydrates and increasing his intake of protein. "Once I got to downtown Detroit, I was like, 'Jason, where do I go?' Allen Park Big Larry is slimming down. He injured his neck during Saturday’s practice and was mostly an observer at Sunday’s workout, but coach Jim Schwartz said the third-round pick should be good to get back to work once the team starts their organized team activities on May 21.
    • Lions third-round pick Larry Warford leaves practice in pain

      The offensive lineman on Saturday walked off the field with the trainer holding his left arm and, though he didn't finish the practice, he was back on the field for the post-practice meeting. It doesn't appear serious.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Lions pick Darius Slay not missing much by sitting out minicamp, Jim Schwartz says

      Schwartz was asked what second-round pick Darius Slay was missing by not participating in a three-day rookie minicamp that began Friday. "Hardly anything," he said, "other than getting a good look at him."
      Source: detnews.com

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