PRO: Eight-year pro who has played in 95 career games (71 starts) after spending his first seven years in St. Louis and part of 2012 in Oakland.
PERSONAL: Attended Renaissance High School in Detroit.
Though he is playing the role of mentor to Detroit's young cornerbacks, veteran Ron Bartell says he has plenty in the tank to contribute on the field
Bartell, a ninth-year veteran, says this is the most talented group of young cornerbacks he's been around in his entire career
Cornerback Ron Bartell, who signed with the Lions in December, provides a veteran - and local - presence within the locker room
Tim Twentyman joins "Up to the Minute" to discuss the Detroit Lions working with running back Ameer Abdullah to overcome injuries and how the 2017 season will be a "prove it" year for him.
Follow the journeys of some Detroit Lions Cheer hopefuls as they go through the final round of auditions and hear the news on whether they'll be selected to training camp.
Tori Petry, Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara break down the Lions' signings in the second wave of free agency and how those moves could affect the draft.