Found December 09, 2011 on Sidelion Report:
It is no surprise that the Lions would look to make a move at defensive tackle considering the suspension to Ndamukong Suh and the aggravation of Nick Fairley’s foot injury. The team has announced the signing of defensive tackle Jovan Haye. What is surprising is that he comes in at the expense of cornerback Brandon McDonald who was released to free up a roster spot. Tim Twentyman provides more info on Jovan Haye on … [visit site to read more] Detroit Lions Add DT Jovan Haye, Subtract CB Brandon McDonald - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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