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  1. Detroit Lions Have Options to Fill 2015 NFL Draft GapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SidelionReport

    ... the expectation that the Lions will receive compensatory selections in 2016 for the loss of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley , probably a third for Suh and either a fourth or fifth for Fairley, the Lions could dip into next year's draft choices as ...

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  2. 2015 NFL Draft: 5 Prospects Detroit Lions Should Target In First RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Rant Sports

    ... dependability and consistent play for a team that desperately needs it. With the departure of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, the interior of the defensive line is a priority. The addition of Haloti Ngata helps, and Brown could learn a lot from a ...

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  3. Looking at Haloti Ngata's snaps compared to the Detroit Lions pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ESPN

    ... NFL. But he likely won't and shouldn't be on the field nearly as much as Suh was. He should be there more than Nick Fairley , who rarely played more than 66 percent of snaps in a game and only once eclipsed 60 percent of available snaps in a season. ...

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  4. Haloti Ngata is Best-Case Scenario for Detroit LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rant Sports

    ... is a veteran and can provide leadership to a revamped defensive line. In addition to Suh, the Lions also lost Nick Fairley to the St. Louis Rams . The recently added Tyrunn Walker is a young defensive tackle entering his fourth season. Walker can ...

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  5. Detroit Lions 2015 NFL draft prospect: Texas DT Malcom BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown would fit well in Detroit's attacking front and complete the remaking of the team's defensive line following the departures of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. Leading up to the 2015 NFL draft, MLive.com writers Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke will preview prospects who could be a fit for the Detroit Lions.

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  6. Detroit Lions Draft Profiles: Marcus Hardison, DT, Arizona StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | SidelionReport

    ... tackle position as well. However, Ngata and Walker are both ( currently ) on one year contracts. After losing Nick Fairley in free agency, the Lions still need to add another young-pass rushing defensive tackle to bolster the position. Hardison ...

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  7. Detroit Lions sticking with a multiple 4-3 defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ESPN

    ... asked specifically if the team will remain in a 4-3 defense like what the franchise ran with Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in the middle, Caldwell said that "nothing's going to change." The goal for Detroit, though, is to throw so many different ...

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  8. Packers' Mike McCarthy on Ndamukong Suh leaving division: I'm trying to teach my...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    ... the Dolphins for tampering. Detroit has acquired Haloti Ngata and Tyrunn Walker to replace Suh and Nick Fairley. Although both players have ability, neither can intimidate an offense quite like Suh. Chicago was so conscious of him that it drafted ...

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  9. No drastic changes for Lions' defensive schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Detroit Lions

    ... Walker will give Lions fans a different kind of defensive tackle tandem than they've been used to when Suh and Nick Fairley where holding down the middle. "I think those guys are going to be able to give you some things that maybe you haven't seen ...

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  10. Detroit Lions won't change defensive scheme, sticking with 4-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    The Detroit Lions began the offseason with a surplus of linebackers. Then they lost Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, and replaced them with a couple of tackles who had played in 3-4 defenses.

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  11. Texas defensive tackle impresses Lions assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NFL

    ... this month, but still would seem to be in the market for another tackle; Detroit lost both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley , and Brown would fit in the Lions ' scheme. "If you go to my film, since I've been here, I've played nose, three-technique ...

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  12. Lions haven't made decision on Riley Reiff's fifth-year optionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Pride of Detroit

    Why haven't the Detroit Lions made a decision on Riley Reiff's fifth-year option? Let's try to figure out their thought process. Last year, the Detroit Lions ' decision to not pick up defensive tackle Nick Fairley's fifth-year option mainly revolved around the team's desire to motivate him.

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  13. O'HARA: Ranking Martin Mayhew's draftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Detroit Lions

    ... Lions since Martin Mayhew's first draft as general manager in 2009. The service time shows it. First-round pick Nick Fairley is the only one of five Lions in the 2011 draft class who was still active at the end of last season. Earlier this month ...

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  14. 10 Biggest Losers of 2015 NFL Free AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Rant Sports

    ... to hurt, no matter the price. To make matters worse, they lost another one of their defensive tackles when Nick Fairley signed with the Rams. Detroit did trade for Haloti Ngata, but he's not nearly the dominant player he once was. Kelly had already ...

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  15. Thoughts on Lions and Riley Reiff's optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ESPN

    On the surface, it seems somewhat bizarre that Mayhew and the Lions would not automatically want to pick up their starting left tackle for a fifth year. Unlike Nick Fairley last season, Reiff has not caused any trouble for Detroit.

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  16. Lions GM glad Suh contract won't be on team's books long termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NFL

    ... he will have to replenish a defensive line that watched two former first-round picks walk away this offseason ( Nick Fairley signed with the Rams last month). Mayhew is not alone in viewing Suh's record-breaking contract as an eventual albatross for ...

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  17. Lions won't say if they'll pick up Riley Reiff's fifth-year optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MSNBC

    The Lions declined to exercise defensive tackle Nick Fairley 's $5 million-plus fifth-year team option for 2015 when given the opportunity to last offseason. Fairley is now a member of the Rams after the Lions declined to re-sign him.

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  18. Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew admits he botched the 2011 draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MSNBC

    ... but if anything he's understating just how badly he botched the 2011 draft. The Lions' first-round pick, Nick Fairley , is now with the Rams after four up-and-down years with the Lions. The Fairley pick particularly hurts because of the players the ...

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  19. No compensatory picks for Lions this yearRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Pride of Detroit

    ... actually be awarded two extra picks -- a third-rounder for losing Ndamukong Suh and a fifth-rounder for losing Nick Fairley -- but that's certainly better than nothing.

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  20. Detroit Lions don't receive any compensatory picks, but could have several in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    ... 7: Pick No. 14 (from Miami via Baltimore) Round 7: Pick No. 23 They've lost Ndamukong Suh to the Dolphins, Nick Fairley to the Rams, Garrett Reynolds to the Rams and Jed Collins to the Cowboys. And they haven't signed anybody in return. Detroit's ...

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