By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – General manager Martin Mayhew said last month that he could see a scenario where neither Ndamukong Suh nor Nick Fairley returned to the Detroit Lions in 2015, and with both players now signed with other teams, that will indeed be the case.

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Suh signed with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, and fellow defensive tackle Nick Fairley has agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Rams.

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Fairley’s deal is for one year and a base salary of $5 million, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. With incentives, Fairley could make up to $7.5 million.

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The Lions declined to pick up Fairley’s fifth-year option before the 2014 season, citing concerns about his motivation and his weight. After a brief demotion during the preseason, Fairley played well before suffering a season-ending knee injury eight games into the year.