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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 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

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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.
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

Lions DC Gunther Cunningham has been impressed with new SS Glover Quin's offseason.

"He is something," Cunningham said. "We had a meeting the other day and I turned to (our vice president of pro personnel) and I said, ‘Quin.’ He goes, ‘Professional.’ I said, ‘That’s the best description I’ve ever heard.’ That’s him. All about business every day." With Louis Delmas' (knees) health still up in the air, the Lions are counting on Quin to anchor the back end of the defense. A 1,000-snap player for the Texans last season, Quin graded out as the No. 40 safety in Pro Football Focus' ratings.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 07:23:00 PM

Lions agreed to terms with SS Glover Quin on a five-year, $25 million contract.

We put "for real" in the headline because this deal was initially reported by ESPN, then withdrawn with the Texans reportedly jumping back into the mix. It's now been confirmed by Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official website. Quin, 27, is an effective run support safety whose cover skills have been overrated in some circles. He has some experience covering slot receivers, but it hasn't typically gone well. Quin did rack up 84 tackles, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles at strong safety in Houston last year. He'll be on the IDP radar as a DB2/3 with some upside behind a leaky Detroit front seven.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 03:19:00 PM

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