The Lions waived cornerback Bill Bentley on Thursday, according to the Detroit Free Press. Bentley was returning from a torn ACL sustained during the first week of the 2014 season. Bentley was selected in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft by the Lions out of Louisiana-Lafayette. Bentley was competing for the nickelback role in the secondary.
Lions cornerbacks Bill Bentley and Nevin Lawson are both making progress from their season-ending surgeries last September. Bentley suffered an ACL injury and Lawson suffered a toe injury. Coach Jim Caldwell said that both players are active, working and making progress, per the Oakland Press.
The Lions confirmed cornerback Bill Bentley has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season, reports the Detroit Free Press. Bentley suffered the injury Monday against the Giants.
When asked if Lions defensive back Bill Bentley tore his ACL, head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters "that hasn't been confirmed yet," via the Detroit Free Press. Bentley suffered a knee injury and was carted off the field Monday night against the Giants. His status remains uncertain moving forward.
Lions nicker cornerback Bill Bentley suffered a knee injury and was carted off the field Monday night against the Giants, according to team's official website. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.