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Reports: Leshoure out in Detroit

With Joe Lombardi bringing the Saints’ offense to Detroit, a three-headed tailback monster could be a real possibility — which in theory gave former second-round draft pick Mikel Leshoure a spot in the rotation with Reggie Bush and Joique Bell. 147 more words

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Suh: Nick Fairley "has an opportunity to be better than me"

While Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has lost his starting job, one of the club’s stars still has hope he can find his way.

Speaking to reporters Wednesday, fellow defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh indicated Fairley’s skill set remains strong — and that now is the time to show it. 201 more words

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Teryl Austin Talks Fairley's Demotion; Suh, Fairley Downplay Move

By Ashley Dunkak
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ALLEN PARK (CBS DETROIT) – Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin explained Wednesday why he demoted Nick Fairley from the role of starting defensive tackle… 894 more words

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We can be Super Bowl contenders again

During the 2012 season, Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Ryan drove the Atlanta Falcons to within 10 yards of a Super Bowl before they came up short against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. 397 more words

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Fairley squarely a second-stringer in Detroit

The Lions opted not to pick up the fifth-year option on defensive tackle Nick Fairley’s rookie contract in order to give him extra incentive in what became a contract year. 157 more words

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Caldwell On Fairley: 'He's Not Starting Right Now'

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

ALLEN PARK (CBS DETROIT) – Defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the first-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in 2011, practiced with the second string Monday, and Lions head coach Jim Caldwell confirmed that Fairley is not currently at the top of the depth chart. 223 more words

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Nick Fairley not slated to start at Oakland

Nick Fairley’s fourth NFL season isn’t off to the smoothest of starts.

Fairley, who’s in a contract year, will not start Friday’s exhibition game at Oakland, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. 85 more words

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