Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley (98) celebrates after making a safety during the third quarter against the New York Giants at Ford Field. Giants beat the Lions 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Lions – Five things on Martin Mayhew’s to-do list (maybe)
Paula Pasche — Oakland Press

Not sure what the to-do list on Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew’s desk will look like this week, but here is a good guess:

Fact or Fiction with the Latest Lions News Ahead of the Start of Free Agency
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

It’s that time of year again. Speculation season has begun!

The time between the NFL Scouting Combine and the beginning of free agency is often a period rife with rumors. It’s a time where football fans are all fired up, but there’s nothing really going on.

Detroit Lions hoping to see more out of Nick Fairley at voluntary workouts
Kyle Meinke –

The Detroit Lions want to see more out of Nick Fairley next season. And that starts with seeing more out of Nick Fairley this offseason.

“As I told him, I’d like to see his commitment to the offseason program improve, and see him on a consistent basis,” general manager Martin Mayhew said recently. “It’s voluntary, but if he’s not training with us, I’d like to see him training somewhere.”

With the Buccaneers on the home portion of the Detroit Liosn’ 2014 schedule, be prepared to see this monstrosity:


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