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
Watch video of head coach Jim Caldwell's postgame speech to the team in the locker room after the Lions' pre-season week 4 win against the Buffalo Bills.
Tori Petry talks with DE Phillip Hunt on FOX 2 after the game about his performance in the final preseason game, and Hunt gives a special shoutout to his son.