Rashean Mathis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rashean Mathis set to retire as a Jaguar

    Jaguars.com "NFL veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis, the Jaguars’ all-time leader in interceptions with 30, will sign a one-day contract to officially retire as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday, April 13." April 08

  • Former Pro Bowl corner Rashean Mathis retires after 13 NFL seasons

    CBS Sports "After 13 years in the NFL, Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis is calling it a career. "I think it's time to hang up the cleats," Mathis told the Lions' official web site. Mathis finished his career with 32 interceptions (four of which he returned for touchdowns) in 175 games. He was a Pro Bowler..." February 16

  • Lions place CB Rashean Mathis on IR with concussion

    ESPN "The Detroit Lions have placed cornerback Rashean Mathis on injured reserve with a concussion, ending the veteran's season. Mathis suffered the concussion in Week 7 against Minnesota but it went undiagnosed for more than a week. He first started to feel symptoms of the brain injury Thursday..." November 15

  • Rashean Mathis out for Lions Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions are down a starting cornerback in London on Sunday. Cornerback Rashean Mathis has been scratched for the team’s game against the Chiefs at Wembley Stadium. Mathis popped up on the injury report on Thursday because of an illness and was a limited participant in practice on both..." November 01

  • Mathis says sitting out 'a sign of respect'

    Detroit Free Press "Rashean Mathis joined Calvin Johnson as the only healthy starters who did not play in Thursday's exhibition opener against the New York Jets. As much as Mathis despises missing games, even exhibitions, the veteran cornerback said he appreciates why Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell kept him on..." August 16

  • Lions To Re-Sign Rashean Mathis

    Pro Football Rumors "The Lions have agreed to re-sign cornerback Rashean Mathis, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk (on Twitter). It’ll be a two-year pact worth $3.5MM in total and he’ll earn $2MM in 2015. Back in February, Lions GM Martin Mayhew said that he would like to retain Mathis for the 2015..." March 18

  • Lions CB Rashean Mathis not thinking retirement, believes he has multiple seasons left

    Michigan Live "As the Detroit Lions players cleaned out their lockers on Monday, local reporters scurried around the room trying to get a few minutes with as many of them as possible. For many players, that meant answering the same, obvious questions over and over for each new reporter that approached. For..." January 07

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Veteran CB Rashean Mathis, entering his 12th season, is signing a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, where he started 13 games last year.

  • Mathis works out at practice, wasn't diagnosed with concussion

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said today that starting cornerback Rashean Mathis did not suffer a concussion but was held out of the game as a precaution. Mathis took a hard hit from Chicago running back Matt Forte near the Bears’ sideline at the end of the first quarter. The medical staffs..." September 30

  • Mathis passes Lions' concussion tests, but Bears blocked his return

    Michigan Live "Cornerback Rashean Mathis passed the Detroit Lions' concussion tests and was cleared to return to Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. But the Bears overruled Detroit's doctors which kept Mathis from returning. Mathis suffered a possible concussion in the first quarter of Sunday's 40-32..." September 30

  • Rashean Mathis replaces rookie Darius Slay in Lions secondary

    Detroit News "Darius Slay knows now he wasn’t just pulled for a pinch-hitter. For the time being he has been replaced at right cornerback by veteran Rashean Mathis. “I took it serious but I just took it as I need to learn more and get better every day” Slay said Tuesday. “That was it. Just watch ’Shean and..." September 25

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Longtime Jaguars starting CB Rashean Mathis will visit the Lions on Saturday. Could upgrade and help their secondary.

  • Jaguars won't offer CB Rashean Mathis a new contract

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars’ rebuilding efforts will not include veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis. Mathis, the franchise record holder with 30 interceptions, was told by general manager Dave Caldwell late Tuesday afternoon he would not be offered a new contract. Because of Mathis’ age (he turns 33 on Aug...." March 06

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    Ryan O'Halloran @

    The Jaguars told CB Rashean Mathis today he would not be offered a new contract.