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Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley off crutches; Working on possible return

by Trevor R. Browning   Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Monday he wasn’t certain if defensive tackle Nick Fairley would return this season. Fairley, who missed the last four games with a sprained knee, seems a little more optimistic than his head coach. “Right now I’m taking it one day at a […]

Reggie Bush limited in practice; Intends to play on Thanksgiving vs. Bears

by Trevor R. Browning   Lions running back Reggie Bush intends to play on Thursday against the Bears.  To do so, he’ll need to overcome another injury. Already dealing with an ankle problem, Bush was limited in Tuesday’s practice with a back injury, too. Limited to playing in only seven games this season, Bush has […]

Detroit Lions Won’t Exercise Nick Fairley’s Option in 2015

Entering the final year of his rookie contract, defensive tackle Nick Fairley’s fifth-year option will not be picked up by the Detroit Lions where he is expected to receive $5.5 million in 2015. General manager Martin Mayhew told reporters at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, Florida that the move was made so Fairley will be […]

GM Mayhew speaks on Fairley’s inconsistency

Over the course of his career, Fairley has been an effective player, but there are times when he just doesn’t stand out. “He could play more consistently,” Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said at the Senior Bowl. “I mean, he’s got to mature a little bit as a professional, I think. I think that’d be […]

Nick Fairley: “One of my big goals is to make it through all 16 this year”

  Defensive tackle Nick Fairley has yet to finish a season due to injury. Fairley is hoping his third season with the Lions will be a great one. Nick has done a lot in the off-season to come into training camp feeling great and ready. Fairley states he didn’t eat any kind of unhealthy foods […]

Nick Fairley – “I’m a Great Guy”

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley made his first public comments today about his two off-season arrests and said he’s trying to make better decisions, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. “I haven’t turned my back on none of my friends,” Fairley said at a kickball tournament he was hosting in Dearborn Heights. “I’m still […]

Fairley to Plead Not Guilty on DUI, Eluding Police Charges

The attorney for Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley said Wednesday he electronically filed an appearance on Fairley’s behalf for his arraignment set for 9:30 a.m. EST Thursday in Mobile, Ala, the Detroit Free Press reports. Fairley faces misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and attempting to elude police in connection with his […]

Marijuana Possession Court Date For Nick Fairley Postponed

The court date for defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been pushed back, as now he will have to wait to get things settled till July 31st. Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley will have to wait a little longer to find out what, if any, punishment he’ll receive on misdemeanor marijuana possession charges. Fairley was due […]