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Why the Lions should let Ndamukong Suh walk

The Detroit Lions are reportedly pulling out all the stops to keep superstar defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in Motown. They should relent and allow him to leave via free agency. If Suh is not given the franchise tag by March 2 or signed by March 10, he will become a free agent. It would be nothing short of salary cap suicide to tag Suh, considering his number would be an outrageous...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Lions hold talks with two key defensive tackles at the NFL Combine

The Detroit Lions’ defensive line could look radically different next year depending how the next couple of weeks go. Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, Andre Fluellen, and C.J. Mosley will all become free agents on March 10th, which means the Lions have a lot of work to do if they want to keep the band together for 2015… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting...
Via cover32 - Lions
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Interested In Re-Signing Nick Fairley After “Very Positive” Meeting

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Detroit Lions met with the representatives for free agent DT Nick Fairley at the Combine this week. According to Anderson, the Lions expressed interest in re-signing Fairly, and the meeting was characterized as being “very positive” overall. Fairly recently mentioned that he’s loves Detroit and is hoping to be back with them next...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Nick Fairley says he’s waiting for the Detroit Lions to give him a call

The Detroit Lions stand to lose a lot in free agency this offseason… AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market Power Rankings: Rating the faces of the franchise from 1-32 Practically all of their defensive tackles are set to hit the open market on March 10th unless the Lions move quick and extend them. That includes the recently exonerated Nick Fairley...
Via cover32 - Lions
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley found not guilty of 2012 DUI

According to a report by Michael Rothstein of ESPN over the weekend, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was found not guilty in his driving under the influence trial, stemming from his 2012 arrest in Alabama… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 wide receivers on the board Five Things: To hate about the NFL Scouting Combine Lions DT Nick Fairley was found...
Via cover32 - Lions
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley Wants To Re-Sign With The Lions

Lions free agent DT Nick Fairley recently mentioned that he’s loves Detroit and is hoping to be back with them next year. “I want it to be,” Fairley said when asked if wanted to be back with the Lions, via Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. “I love Detroit, to be honest. I feel the city, the people in it. I love the atmosphere of basically the hard work that they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nick Fairley could end up being 'trade candidate'

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press writes that unless former first-round pick DT Nick Fairley shows improvement in the coming weeks, he could end up being a “midseason trade candidate.” Birkett mentions that Fairley is now the last remaining hope for the Lions’ 2011 draft class as he and RB Mikel Leshoure are last remaining players of that group still on the team’s roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions will not pick up 2015 contract option on their 2011 first round pick

Nick Fairley will be a free agent after the 2014. The Detroit Lions made that official with the announcement that they are declining the 2015 5.5 million dollar option on Fairley’s rookie contract. Fairley has often appeared unmotivated and out of shape during his three years with the Lions. General manager Martin Mayhew has stated that the Lions have tried to encourage Fairley...
Via cover32 - Lions
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions decline 2015 option on Fairley, will wait and see

Show me. That's pretty much the Detroit Lions' statement right now to defensive tackle Nick Fairley. The Lions confirmed Monday that they are not picking up the option year on Fairley's contract for 2015 that is worth $5.5 million. "I don't see him as a $5 million player," general manager Martin Mayhew told reporters during the NFL meetings in Orlando. As a result, Fairley can become...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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