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Darius Slay blocks Twitter criticism — literally — as Detroit Lions seek elusive win

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Analyzing the Lions and the Matt Patricia era, after the 20-7 loss to the Vikings, their sixth straight defeat, Dec. 8, 2019 in Minneapolis. Jeff Seidel and Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press

He has the finger wag on the field, and the block button off it.

Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay said Monday that he’s seen so much negativity on social media during the Detroit Lions’ season-long tailspin that he’s blocked at least 1,000 fans on Twitter.

“I block every negativity that come with me,” Slay said.