Found October 07, 2011 on Detroit Lions Football:
The Lions' second-year offensive tackle went through warm-up stretches and some non-contact positional drills for the first time since injuring his foot on August 6.

Johnson 'automatic' on single coverage

With 24 receptions and an amazing 8 TD catches already this season, the Detroit Lions WR made it clear what the play call is whenever he runs a route: “If we get that single coverage, it’s automatic it’s coming up to me."

Nick Fairley looks to make his return to the Field

Lions are off to a 4-0 in 2011, but what’s crazy is they have done this without first round pick Nick Fairley playing a down.  The good news for the Lions is that Fairley was back at practice yesterday and head coach Jim Schwartz says “(He’s) getting better, improving every day, and we’ll get him back as soon as we can.” The Lions are planning on easing Fairley back onto...

Detroit Lions release guard Jacques McClendon to make room for Vincent Fuller

To make room on the roster for Fuller, the Lions released McClendon. Detroit had picked up the guard off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts a little more than a month ago.

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham lobbies for Nick Fairley's pro debut

Since showing up on the practice field this week, the rookie defensive tackle has confirmed Cunningham's belief in drafting him in the first round: "I guess we weren't wrong."

Rematch triggers painful memory

Matthew Stafford watched it once, before the Lions played the Bears for a second time last December. Jeff Backus studied it like he does every play. Assess what happened and move on.

Pettigrew another young option for Lions

While Calvin Johnson and Matthew Stafford have gotten the majority of the attention in the midst of the Detroit Lions’ 4-0 start, one of their unsung stars has been young tight end Brandon Pettigrew, their 2009 first round round pick. Now in his third season, Pettigrew has become one of… read more.

Macomb residents collaborate on Curable Towels for Lions fans Monday night

When the Detroit Lions play their first "Monday Night Football" game in a decade on Monday, viewers will be greeted with a sea of hot pink among the Honolulu blue.

Fairley fully participates in practice, questionable for Monday

The first Lions appearance on Monday Night Football in a decade could also be the first NFL game for Detroit rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the 13th overall pick in the 2011 draft. Fairley, who injured a foot early in training camp, fully participated in practice on Saturday.  He is listed as questionable for Monday’s…

Lions-Bears preview capsule

Cutler is 4-0 against Detroit, completing 67% of his passes with nine TDs and one interception. ... Bears coach Lovie Smith is 6-1 in Monday games.
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