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Three reasons why safety Amari Spievey should be better this season

Safety Amari Spievey wants to shed the inconsistent label he earned last season. Here are three reasons he should be better this season.

1. This will be his first season at safety where he’s had an offseason to prepare. With last year’s NFL lockout there was no offseason work. In his rookie season he was moved from cornerback to safety after camp. It makes a huge difference.

2. He had never played safety before the Lions asked him to make the switch. It’s been a big adjustment but now he’s getting more comfortable.

3. Spievey started 15 games last year. Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham has faith in him because he’s seen the big plays that he is capable of. Now he just has to play that way all the time.

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