Free-agent defensive tackle Nick Fairley reportedly met with the Detroit Lions as they’re attempting to re-sign him, and it went positively…
The Detroit Lions are not entering the 2015 offseason with many significant free agents, but they have two important ones set to hit the market if not re-signed by March.
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Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s rookie contract with the Lions has expired, and he will likely require at least $100 million to be re-signed.
The Lions are doing everything they can to re-sign him, but they know fully well that he will be heavily bidded on if he walks.
Fellow starting defensive tackle Nick Fairley is also set to become a free agent, and the Lions are planning to re-sign him as their Plan B if Suh does not return.
The Lions have met with Fairley, and ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that their meeting with him was productive.
Losing Suh would deteriorate the Lions’ pass rush and run defense.
Fairley has not been able to live up to the hype that he entered the NFL with since helping Auburn win the national championship and being drafted in the first round.