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Nick Fairley

Free Agent
Defensive Line

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 298

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Week By Week

YearTmGTacklesAssistsDef SacksInterceptInt TDFum RecFum TD
2011DET101561.000000
2012DET133475.500010
2013DET1536126.000021
Average:28840010
Total:852512.50031

Lions | Positive meeting with Nick Fairley

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:00:12 -0800

Updating a previous report, representation of Detroit Lions impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley and the team met at the NFL Combine Sunday, Feb. 22, and the team expressed an interest in keeping Fairley. The meeting was characterized as being "very positive."

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Lions | Met with Nick Fairley

Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:49:35 -0800

Impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley's agent met with the Detroit Lions Friday, Feb. 20.

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Lions | No decision on Nick Fairley yet

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:21:44 -0800

Detroit Lions impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley's status is still unknown, as general manager Martin Mayhew said he hasn't made a decision on the possible free agent. Mayhew said he would meet with Fairley's agent at the NFL Combine this week and added that he could envision DT Ndamukong Suh and Fairley both returning to the team or both not coming back.

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Lions | Coach impressed with Nick Fairley

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:32:04 -0800

Detroit Lions impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley received praise from defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, who was impressed with how Fairley handled a demotion coming out of training camp, and even more impressed with how Fairley dealt with working his way back from an injury during the regular season, and staying in shape during that time.

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Lions | Nick Fairley heading for big payday?

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:52:47 -0800

Detroit Lions impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley will command a large deal in the four or five-year range for any team hoping to sign him, according to Bob Sturm of the Dallas Morning News.

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Lions | Nick Fairley not guilty of DUI

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:21:55 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley was found not guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol during a three-day trial that ended Friday, Feb. 13. Fairley was found guilty of a reckless driving charge and will pay a $500 fine.

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Lions | Week 18 Inactives

Sun, 04 Jan 2015 12:13:26 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared WR Ryan Broyles, DL Nick Fairley, QB Kellen Moore, DL Caraun Reid, CB Josh Thomas, OG Larry Warford, DE Larry Webster inactive for Week 18.

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Lions | Wild-card injury report

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:39:58 -0800

Detroit Lions OG Larry Warford (knee) has been ruled out for the team's wild-card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Jan. 4. DT Nick Fairley (knee) is doubtful, while DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) and DE Darryl Tapp (non-injury) are probable. Warford didn't practice Friday, Jan. 2. Ansah and Fairley were limited, while Tapp practiced in full.

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Lions | Nick Fairley not cleared

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:29:07 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) was not cleared for team drills Friday, Jan. 2. Fairley only participated in individual drills.

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Lions | Nick Fairley hopes to play Sunday

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 09:17:10 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) is hoping to play in the Wild Card game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Jan. 4, after practicing Thursday, Jan. 1. Earlier in the week, head coach Jim Caldwell said it'd be "a miracle" if Fairley played Sunday. "I feel real comfortable," Fairley said. "End of the day felt good. I didn't feel like I had a minor setback or none of that. The knee felt pretty good." Fairley is now down to 290 pounds. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin doesn't think Fairley is at game-level fitness yet, but he still thinks his fitness level is good enough to play. Austin said Fairley would play in a limited role if he's active, since he hasn't played since Week 8.

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