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Saints | Nick Fairley fined

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 08:03:19 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley was fined $9,115 by the National Football League for an unnecessary roughness penalty committed in the fourth quarter of Week 7's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Fairley body-slammed RB Spencer Ware, thinking he was the ball carrier on a rushing play for WR Tyreek Hill.

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Saints | Wednesday injury report for Saints

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:24:10 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Stephone Anthony (hamstring), OT Terron Armstead (knee), DT Nick Fairley (non-injury), LB Jake Lampman (knee) and CB Sterling Moore (abdomen) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 26. CB Delvin Breaux (leg), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps), OG Senio Kelemete (neck), RB Daniel Lasco (hamstring), OT Andrus Peat (groin) and C Max Unger (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Saints | Wednesday injury report for Saints

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:32:58 -0700

New Orleans Saints CB Delvin Breaux (leg), LB Dannell Ellerbe (quadriceps), DT Nick Fairley (non-injury), DE Paul Kruger (back), CB Sterling Moore (abdomen) and OT Andrus Peat (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. OT Terron Armstead (knee) was limited during practice.

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Saints | Nick Fairley exits practice

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 19:55:50 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley (undisclosed) exited practice Saturday, July 30, and head coach Sean Payton declined to comment on the nature of the injury. Prior to leaving, Fairley worked exclusively with the first-team defense.

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Saints | Nick Fairley contract has incentives

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 04:25:44 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley has $1.75 million in incentives for 2016 that were recently disclosed. There are three 'playing time thresholds' that Fairley could reach, each carrying a $250,000 bonus. There are also three 'sack thresholds' worth $250,000 each. Finally, if Fairley manages to play 35 percent of his team's snaps and record at least four sacks, he'll make another $250,000.

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Saints | Nick Fairley should make an impact

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:55:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley was graded higher than any defensive linemen on the roster last season, according to Pro Football Focus.

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Saints | Coach praises Nick Fairley's athleticism

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 10:24:27 -0700

New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley has lost weight and looks "very athletic," according to head coach Sean Payton.

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Saints | Nick Fairley financials

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:52:57 -0700

Updating a previous item, New Orleans Saints DT Nick Fairley's one-year deal is worth $3 million and could be worth a total of $5 million with incentives, according to a source.

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Saints | Nick Fairley signs with Saints

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:48:22 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Rams) signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints Monday, March 28.

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Saints | Nick Fairley expected to land with Saints

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 09:29:36 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Rams) is expected to sign with the New Orleans Saints, according to two sources informed on the situation.

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Patriots | Nick Fairley to meet with Patriots

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 05:58:02 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Rams) is meeting with the New England Patriots Monday, March 21.

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Rams | Still interested in Nick Fairley

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:29:59 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Rams) is still an option for the Los Angeles Rams but only at the right price.

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Saints | Nick Fairley visiting

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 13:17:14 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Rams) is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints.

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Jets | Nick Fairley a free-agent target

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 15:05:34 -0800

Los Angeles Rams impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley has drawn interest from the New York Jets, according to sources.

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Eagles | Three defenders could be pursued

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 12:14:38 -0800

Los Angeles Rams impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley, Cleveland Browns impending free-agent FS Tashaun Gipson and Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent FS George Iloka could be pursued by the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency.

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Rams | Nick Fairley may not return

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 11:32:03 -0800

Los Angeles Rams impending free-agent DT Nick Fairley is not expected to return to the Rams due to being too valuable on the free-agent market, according to ESPN.com's Nick Wagoner.

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Rams | Key defenders looking at free agency

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:45:18 -0800

St. Louis Rams DT Nick Fairley, DE William Hayes, SS Mark Barron, DE Eugene Sims, FS Rodney McLeod and CBs Trumaine Johnson and Janoris Jenkins will enter free agency this offseason if they are not re-signed. McLeod is a restricted free agent while the rest are unrestricted free agents.

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Rams | Friday practice report for Week 17

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 15:52:19 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Eric Patterson (ankle), DT Nick Fairley (concussion) and DT Doug Worthington (thigh) have been ruled out for the Week 17 game against the San Francisco 49ers. SS Mark Barron (concussion), DT Michael Brockers (thigh) and DL Ethan Westbrooks (concussion) are listed as probable, and OT Andrew Donnal (knee) is questionable for Week 17. Patterson, Fairley and Worthington did not practice Friday, Jan. 1, and Donnal was limited during practice. Barron, Brockers and Westbrooks all fully participated in practice Friday.

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Rams | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 19:00:47 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Eric Patterson (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 31. DT Nick Fairley (concussion) and DT Doug Worthington (thigh) did not practice and were placed on the Reserve/Injured list. SS Mark Barron (concussion) and OT Andrew Donnal (knee) were limited participants, and DT Michael Brockers (thigh) and DL Ethan Westbrooks (concussion) practiced in full.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:56:14 -0800

St. Louis Rams DT Nick Fairley (concussion), SS Mark Barron (concussion) and DT Doug Worthington (thigh) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30. DE Ethan Westbrooks (concussion), CB Eric Patterson (ankle), DT Michael Brockers (thigh) and OT Andrew Donnal (knee) were limited during practice.

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Rams | Three being evaluated for concussions

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 15:46:51 -0800

St. Louis Rams SS Mark Barron (head), DT Ethan Westbrooks (head) and DT Nick Fairley (head) all left the team's Week 16 game and were being evaluated for concussions.

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Rams | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:05:17 -0700

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (knee) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the San Francisco 49ers. S T.J. McDonald (shoulder), DE Robert Quinn (knee) and DE William Hayes (thigh) are questionable, while DT Nick Fairley (illness), TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) and LB James Laurinaitis (elbow) are probable. Long didn't practice Friday, Oct. 30, while the others were all full participants.

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Rams | Thursday practice report for Week 8

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 19:18:59 -0700

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (knee), FS T.J. McDonald (shoulder) and DE Robert Quinn (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 29. DT Nick Fairley (illness) and DE William Hayes (thigh) were limited participants, and LB James Laurinaitis and TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) was a full participant.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report for Week 8

Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:15:10 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS T.J. McDonald (shoulder), DE Chris Long (knee), DE Robert Quinn (knee), DT William Hayes (thigh) and DT Nick Fairley (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 28. TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) and LB James Laurinaitis (elbow) fully participated in practice.

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Rams | Nick Fairley financials

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:19:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams DT Nick Fairley's deal is one year in length and worth $5 million in base pay, according to a source. Fairley will be able to make up to $7.5 million in incentives.

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Rams | Nick Fairley joins St. Louis

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:10:36 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Lions) agreed to terms with the St. Louis Rams Friday, March 13.

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Rams | Nick Fairley to visit

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:30:17 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Lions) will visit with the St. Louis Rams.

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Lions | Nick Fairley won't be back

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:13:49 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Lions) will not be re-signing with the Detroit Lions after the team traded for DT Haloti Ngata Tuesday, March 10.

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Bengals | Nick Fairley to visit

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:50:36 -0700

Free-agent DT Nick Fairley (Lions) will visit with the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday, March 11, according to sources.

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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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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:09:45 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Darryl Tapp (non-injury related) and OG Larry Warford (knee) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 1. DT Nick Fairley (knee) was limited.

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Lions | Nick Fairley to miss Wild Card game

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:06:43 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) will not be able to play in the Wild Card playoff game.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:12:40 -0800

Detroit Lions OG Larry Warford (knee) and DT Nick Fairley (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 31.

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Lions | Nick Fairley unlikely to play

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:51:02 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) probably will not be able to play in the Wild Card playoff game because of his knee injury, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

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Lions | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:27:12 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared DL Caraun Reid, CB Josh Thomas, QB Kellen Moore, DE Larry Webster, DL Nick Fairley, C Rodney Austin, WR Ryan Broyles inactive for Week 17.

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Lions | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:41:20 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) is out for Week 17. CB Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) is probable.

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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:57:46 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 25. CB Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) was a full participant.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:58:34 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 24. CB Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) was a full participant.

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Lions | Nick Fairley making progress

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:39:07 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) is making progress in his rehab from knee surgery, but his status for Week 17 is uncertain, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Caldwell also said Fairley could be a candidate for the Reserve/Injured list.

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Lions | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:34:30 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared DL Caraun Reid, QB Kellen Moore, DE Larry Webster, CB Mohammed Seisay, DL Nick Fairley, C Rodney Austin, WR Ryan Broyles inactive for Week 16.

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Lions | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:25:29 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Chicago Bears. CB Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) is questionable, while S Don Carey (ankle), DE George Johnson (illness), DT C.J. M. Mosley (non-injury), LB Ashlee Palmer (quadriceps) and OG Rob Sims (illness) are probable. Fairley didn't practice Friday, Dec. 19. Seisay was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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