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Lions agree to trade CB Darius Slay to Philadelphia

Slay plans to ‘dominate’ on the field despite contract unhappiness
Posted at 6:31 PM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 18:31:39-04

DETROIT (AP) — Darius Slay got his wish with a trade out of Detroit and a big new contract.

The Lions agreed to trade Slay to the Philadelphia Eagles.

The move ends the standout cornerback's seven-year stint in Detroit. Agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed the trade and said that Slay has agreed to a three-year, $50 million extension with Philadelphia.

The Lions drafted Slay 36th overall in 2013 and he earned All-Pro honors in 2017.

Slay wanted a new contract before last season, then he played well enough to earn a third Pro Bowl nod. ESPN, citing an unidentified source, reported that the Lions will receive 2020 draft picks in the third and fifth rounds for Slay.