According to Detroit Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman and other sources, the team has released cornerback Bill Bentley.
The #Lions have released CB Bill Bentley. Was trying to come back from ACL surgery.
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) June 18, 2015
The Detroit Lions waived CB Bill Bentley after minicamp practice today. Bentley was returning from a torn ACL, played some nickel last 2 yrs
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) June 18, 2015
Bentley was drafted by the Lions in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was trying to comeback from an ACL injury and had played a bit of nickel for the Lions over the past two seasons.