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Glover Quin | Defensive Back | #27

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 207
College: New Mexico
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (112) / HOU
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Lions signed FS Glover Quin to a two-year, $13 million extension through 2019.
31-year-old Quin was entering a contract year, so he's now under Lions control for the next three seasons with the ability to earn $18 million total over that stretch. A stabilizing force in Detroit's inconsistent secondary, Quin forced only three turnovers in 16 starts last year, but earned Pro Football Focus' No. 32 pass-coverage grade among 91 qualified safeties. Jul 30 - 3:20 PM

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The Lions and contract-year FS Glover Quin have engaged in extension negotiations.

Quin turned 31 earlier this year but believes he has 3-4 more "high-level" years left. Based on his age, it probably wouldn't take more than $6 million annually to lock Quin up to another multi-year deal. Quin led the league in interceptions in 2014 and has always had a nose for the ball with 21 career picks. Quin was Pro Football Focus' No. 35 safety out of 91 qualifiers in 2016.
Jun 16 - 12:43 PM

Lions FS Glover Quin (ankle) is participating in the offseason conditioning program.

Quin has said he plans to be ready for OTAs despite undergoing his second ankle surgery in as many years this offseason, and he looks to be on track. At the very least, he should be fully healthy by training camp.
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 12:42:00 PM

Lions FS Glover Quin (ankle) expects to be ready for OTAs.

Quinn had his second ankle surgery in two years this offseason. He's reportedly ahead of schedule, but the Lions will likely move him slowly. Even if Quin misses OTAs, he should be healthy for training camp.
Wed, Apr 13, 2016 07:51:00 PM

Lions FS Glover Quin (concussion, questionable) returned to practice on Friday.

Quin suffered a concussion in last week's win over the Saints. He'll likely the draw the questionable tag when injury reports are released later today. James Ihedigbo would draw the start at free safety if Quin can't get the green light for Sunday.
Fri, Dec 25, 2015 11:58:00 AM

FS Glover Quin left the Lions' Week 15 game against the Saints with a concussion and will not return.

He came out just before halftime. James Ihedigbo has taken over at free safety. Quin logged one tackle before exiting.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 10:20:00 PM

Lions FS Glover Quin was forced from Detroit's Week 12 game against the Eagles with a left ankle injury.

Quin was initially deemed "questionable," but now appears done for the day. Isa Abdul-Quddus is the Lions' No. 3 safety.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 01:55:00 PM

Lions restructured FS Glover Quin’s contract.

The move saves Detroit $2.17 million in cap space. The Lions are converting $3.26M of Quin’s base salary into a signing bonus. Coming off an NFL-leading seven interceptions, Quin is signed through 2017.
Wed, May 13, 2015 04:19:00 PM

Lions FS Glover Quin (ankle) has been limited at the onset of OTAs.

Quin underwent a "small procedure" to relieve the pain in his ankle after the season ended. He'll be all systems go for minicamp and training camp later this summer. In the Lions' new defense, Quin is expected to play an Ed Reed-type deep safety role. He'll be more of a center fielder than he was last season.
Source: MLive.com
Wed, May 21, 2014 01:17:00 PM

Glover Quin will play the Ed Reed role in DC Teryl Austin's scheme.

Austin was Reed's position coach in Baltimore in 2011 and 2012. Quin will no longer play sides like he did under Gunther Cunningham, instead dropping to the deeper part of the field and reading the quarterback. It's a free safety position built for players with a nose for the ball, something Quin has shown during his five-year career. He's recorded 57 pass breakups, eight interceptions and four forced fumbles.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 09:04:00 AM

Lions FS Glover Quin (ankle) is expected to be ready for the start of OTAs.

Quin underwent minor ankle surgery earlier this month, but said he plans on participating in offseason workouts despite not being fully recovered. Even if Quin ends up limited in OTAs, his heath isn't a major concern. The Lions are moving Quin to free safety this season, where he'll start opposite James Ihedigbo.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 05:10:00 PM

Lions SS Glover Quin underwent offseason ankle surgery.

It was a "small procedure to finally relieve the pain in his ankle." Quin missed some practice time during the season, his first with the Lions. He started all 16 games for the fourth consecutive season and racked up 57 tackles, two sacks and three interceptions while grading out as a top-11 safety at Pro Football Focus. Quin inked a five-year, $23.5 million deal last March.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Lions SS Glover Quin (ankle) returned to practice Thursday.

Quin was in a walking boot Wednesday, but that was apparently just a precaution. He's now on track to be in the starting lineup when the Lions host the Bucs Sunday.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 12:04:00 PM

Lions SS Glover Quin (ankle) was spotted in a walking boot Wednesday.

Quin went down late in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh and didn't return. His potential absence would be another concern for a Lions pass defense that is already ranked 30th in the league. Quin has graded out as ProFootballFocus' No. 19 safety among 85 qualifiers so far this year.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 12:03:00 PM

Lions SS Glover Quin was forced from Sunday's game against the Steelers with an ankle injury, and is questionable to return.

Quin went down midway through the fourth quarter, and appears unlikely to return. Quin is playing well this season, grading out as the No. 15 safety in Pro Football Focus' ratings.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 04:08:00 PM

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