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
Tori Petry reports on how the Bears are hoping Jimmy Clausen can extend the first quarter of success Jay Cutler had in the Thanksgiving game against the Lions dominant defense.
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell talks about not looking ahead to a potential playoff berth and running back Joique Bell's impressive performance of late.
Join Tom Leyden, Rob Rubick and Herman Moore for Lions GameDay Live Sunday at 11am on WXYZ in Detroit and across Michigan on the Lions Television Network.