June 18, 2015

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have released cornerback Bill Bentley.

A third-round pick in the 2012 draft, Bentley has played only 18 games for the Lions. He went on injured reserve after last year's season opener with an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament.

The emergence of cornerback Darius Slay has helped shore up Detroit's secondary, and the Lions also drafted cornerbacks Nevin Lawson, Alex Carter and Quandre Diggs in the past two years.

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