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Lions look to DL depth with Suh suspended

Updated: November 30, 2011, 8:08 PM ET
Associated Press

(Eds: Updates final two grafs with official injury report on Smith. With AP Photos.)

By NOAH TRISTER

AP Sports Writer

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Nick Fairley was drafted to team with Ndamukong Suh as part of a powerful young defensive front in Detroit.

Now, the Lions are hoping he can help replace Suh after the star defensive tackle was suspended.

"I'm a competitor," Fairley said. "I'm up for any challenge. Any challenge they throw at me, I'm ready for it."

Detroit's ...

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