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Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley had a charge of misdemeanor possession dismissed Tuesday in Alabama, ESPN.com reported. Police stopped Fairley on April 3 and searched his car when an officer smelled marijuana. They found two hand-rolled marijuana cigarettes, but a passenger said they were his. Fairley has passed regular drug tests given by the NFL since his arrest. He passed a drug test Tuesday, which led to prosecutors asking for charges to be dropped. Fairley has 4.5 sacks, 30 tackles and a forced fumble this season.
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What did the Detroit Lions do wrong? It’s hard for a team to go from 10-6 including a Playoff appearance, back to the bottom of the NFC North, but before the blame game begins, be happy for what the current administration under Jim Schwartz has done so far.Schwartz does not get enough credit for what he has accomplished with the Detroit Lions, since 2009. Detroit hasn’t had a...
A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
Defense attorney Sid Harrell said the charge was dismissed on Tuesday. Judge Matt Greene agreed with prosecutors that there wasn't enough evidence to show partially smoked marijuana cigarettes found in Fairley's vehicle on April 3 belonged to the former...
The Lions entered 2012 with some quiet talk of a deep playoff run, and dare we say a Super Bowl appearance? After their nail-biting win over the Rams in week 1, things quickly headed south, and suddenly, Jim Schwartz's job seems anything but safe.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz was part of a team that held Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders to 41 yards on 19 carries in the final game of the regular season 14 years ago.
Schwartz was a 32-year-old defensive assistant at the time for the Baltimore Ravens, who defeated the Lions, 19-10.
It was Dec. 27, 1998, a day that Lions fans will never forget...
The Detroit Lions have officially ended wide receiver Titus
Young’s 2012-13 campaign, as he’s been placed on season-ending injured reserve,
reports Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ website.
Lions have also placed WR Titus Young on injured reserve.
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 4, 2012
At this point the Lions haven’t indicated what exact injury
has sidelined Young...
With 2012 a wash, the Lions have already seemed to start 2013 off on a bad note despite the new year still 26 days away. After placing disgruntled wide receiver Titus Young on the season-ending IR with what the team has called a “knee injury” the Lions released their 2013 calender with… you guessed it Titus Young on the cover. Apparently the Lions’ marketing department was...
DETROIT -- One more game, one more loss and one more opponent that despises Detroit Lions bad boy Ndamukong Suh.
Ten days after kicking Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin to draw a 30,000 fine that hes appealing, Suh is back in the middle of another controversy.
This time, it was Indianapolis offensive guard Mike McGlynn who had words for Suh immediately after the Colts...
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It was only a matter of time.
With single-season passing records falling and falling again on what seems to be an annual basis, it was impossible to imagine Jerry Rice's single-season receiving yardage mark of 1,848 holding up during an era in which passing has become more prevalent than ever before. After all, people are catching all of those throws, right?
And now it looks...
Nothing comes easy in the NFL. Evidence of the distinct difficulty that exists within every task is scattered throughout the 2012 season for the Detroit Lions. Insider Mike Mady provides his analysis on Detroit's disappointing 2012 campaign.
The Detroit Lions entered this season with high hopes of supplanting the Green Bay Packers atop the NFC North and possibly making a run to the Super Bowl. Instead, they're left with the loser's lament of one play here and one play there en route to a crippling four-game losing streak.
Yesterday's finish between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions was without a doubt the best moment of week 13 thus far. The Colts scored a go ahead touchdown as time expired to top Detroit by a score of 35-33.
Still, there is at least one Colts player that isn't happy with how the game unfolded.
With just under seven minutes to play, Don Carey intercepted an...