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The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team (rookies don’t count). For the Detroit Lions, that player is defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
After a huge 2010 season for National Champion Auburn, in which he had 24 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks from the defensive tackle spot, Nick Fairley became an early candidate for the #1 pick. Though he eventually fell on draft day because of concerns about his motor and scheme versatility, Fairley ended up in one of the best possible situations, going 13th to Detroit. His pass rush ability made him a natural fit for Detroit’s wide nine scheme and with proven pass rushers such as Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril accompanying him on the line, there wouldn’t be a ton of pressure ...
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Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh showed his support for the Red Wings during Thursday night's playoff game at the Joe Louis Arena. Suh wore a Red Wings jersey and rode on the Zamboni at the Joe Louis Arena during the second intermission, waving a towel as the crowd chanted his name. Suh also learned about the Legend of the Octopus first hand, as he took a picture...
According to USA TODAY Sports, former Lions wide receiver Titus Young had three more counts added to the eight he’s already facing. So now he’s looking at 11 separate charges against him. The three new counts were mentioned Friday at a pretrial hearing in Orange County Superior Court, where Young made an appearance marked by his silence and stoicism. The exact nature of the...
Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions is piece by piece getting to really look like Megatron, his nickname’s namesake. Check out the blue visor Calvin has been rocking throughout offseason organized team activities.
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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was in court Friday to answer to a slew of charges stemming from his 3-arrest month of May.
When questioned by Judge Andre Manssourian, Young decided to zip his lip and ignore him. Here’s an transcript excerpt, via USA Today Sports:
Judge: “Good morning, sir.”
Young: No reply.
Judge: “Can you hear me?”
Young: No reply.
The Detroit Lions haven’t always been the necessary landing spot for top free agents in years past. The Lions seem to be a player or two away now from establishing some sort of post season tradition, and running back Reggie Bush might be the guy to help get them over the hump.
Bush was with his new team for the start of their OTAs, and let it be known that he’s about his business...
The Detroit Lions conducted OTAs minus two players – safety
Louis Delmas and running back Mikel Leshoure – who are recovering from
injuries, according to Chris McCosky of The Detroit News.
Delmas has been excused from OTAs as he continues rehabbing
his ailing knees. Coach Jim Schwartz said the team has been in contact with the
"We're in communication with...
During an interview with Colin Cowherd on The Herd on ESPN Radio, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush was asked if he agrees that this is the most talented team he’s been on.
“I do,” Bush said, per MLive.com. “I feel like our talent matches up with anybody’s in this league.”
I’m not sure if the Lions are more talented than the 2009 Saints that won the Super Bowl...
Spirits seem to be high around the Detroit Lions these days. Extremely high, for a team that was only able to secure 4 victories during the 2012 season. But, every season is a new start and the Lions were able to secure some key free agents this off-season. Particularly help at the running back position [...]
As we all know, former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been going through a bad stretch lately and things only got worse on Friday. The troubled NFL dropout is currently in jail awaiting trial on 11 separate charges including four felony counts of attempted burglary.
During a hearing on Friday, Young ignored the presiding judge and refused to answer any questions directed...
The outlook for former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young keeps looking worse and worse.Young appeared in Orange County Superior Court Friday after having been arrested three times this month and faces multiple charges including burglary, battery, and drunk driving, among others. Those are serious offenses no matter who you are. But Young, who has been in jail since May 11, doesn...
Few people have crashed and burned quite like former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young. What first looked like another case of a football player that got too big for his britches turned into one about a guy that needs help dealing with some mental issues.
As much as I want to feel for the guy, after hearing about his latest exploit in court, well--you can only feel for someone...
Titus Young was once a promising young NFL receiver with a high powered offense. With the Lions, it seemed that young would flourish, especially with Calvin Johnson demanding so much of the opposing defense's attention, but the opposite has happened. Titus Young seems to have gone through nothing short of a total meltdown, and his story may become an important case study for...
Reggie Bush may not have gotten the ball as much as he would have liked during his five seasons with the New Orleans Saints, but he did win a Super Bowl and play with some of the game’s best players. The 2009 Super Bowl champion Saints were loaded with big names like Drew Brees and Marques Colston on offense and bruisers like Jonathan Vilma, Roman Harper and Darren Sharper on defense...