Found October 08, 2011 on
He's starting to show he can fill the role the Lions envisioned for him, but the Lions are also finding out that he's not just a one-trick pony, either.
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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."
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."
Jim Schwartz's continues to be tight-lipped about his plans for Nick Fairley, but all signs point to the Lions' first-round pick making his debut Monday night against the Bears.
ALLEN PARK, Mich.—One of the only things the Lions have been missing is a consistent running game. And one of the only players the Lions have been missing is Mikel Leshoure.
Tonight, the Detroit Lions will host the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. It will be the most important regular season game the Lions have played since the loss that prompted the Fords to hire Matt Millen. It’s almost impossible to enumerate all the different ways this game is crucial to the Lions’ success. In the most practical sense, a win makes the Lions 5-0, 2...
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.
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…
The signs appear to be encouraging that first-round pick Nick Fairley will make his debut for the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Here is the Lions schedule for this season.