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Nick Fairley on Lions' second team

Updated: August 18, 2014, 7:11 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A week ago, Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said not to read too much into the fact that Nick Fairley wasn't working with the starters during practice.

Now, he's declaring that Fairley, the defensive tackle who was Detroit's first-round pick in 2011, is definitively working with the second team.

"If you're asking me whether or not Fairley is going to be a starter, he's not starting right now," Caldwell said Monday. "He's second team.

"But the ...

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