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Lions free agency updates: Kendall Langford, Stephen Paea sign elsewhere

Two of the Detroit Lions' targets at defensive tackle have signed with other teams.

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The defensive tackle market is really starting to thin out. The Detroit Lions are in a position where they now only need one more starting-caliber defensive tackle after trading for Haloti Ngata, but there aren't exactly a ton of options left out there. Corey Peters is set to join the Arizona Cardinals, for example, and two Lions targets, Kendall Langford and Stephen Paea, are also no longer available.

Langford actually visited the Lions last week, but he has decided to join the Indianapolis Colts. I would say this news means the Lions should turn their attention to Nick Fairley and Dan Williams, but they're both set to visit other teams (the Cincinnati Bengals and Oakland Raiders, respectively).

Another option for the Lions is to just re-sign C.J. Mosley, but that would still leave them in need of a starting-caliber defensive tackle who get can after the passer. Perhaps they will just have to wait for the draft to fill that need, but it would certainly be preferable to address it in some capacity in free agency.

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