In the still of a Thursday in May, Nick Fairley's suggestion that he is part of the NFL's best defensive tackle duo qualifies as a worthy football discussion. I waded in on Twitter this morning, noting that Fairley's inconsistency in...Show More Summary
The bold proclamations from Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley are continuing. When we last checked in with Fairley, he was predicting the Lions would go to the Super Bowl. Now Fairley is saying that he and Ndamukong Suh are already the best defensive tackle tandem in the NFL. “Of course,” Fairley told the team’s website.…
When Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley predicted that Detroit will go to the Super Bowl, it sounded like the type of boast that most coaches would tell their players to keep to themselves. But Lions coach Jim Schwartz said he was glad to hear Fairley is confident. “He has high expectations, as everybody on our…
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The Lions are the only NFL franchise that has been in existence every year of the Super Bowl era without ever actually playing in the Super Bowl. Nick Fairley thinks that is going to change this season. Fairley told the Detroit News he doesn’t see any reason why the Lions won’t go to the Super…
In the months leading up to the 2011 NFL draft, many experts thought the consensus top two picks would be Nick Fairley or Da’ Quan Bowers. Fairley eventually fell out of the top 10 while a knee injury pushed Bowers down to the second round. Show More Summary
The Lions placed second-year DT Nick Fairley on injured reserve and signed DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo.
A year which showed promise on the field and frustration off it is over for Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. The Lions announced they placed him on injured reserve today, with a shoulder injury. He was injured against the Packers two weeks ago, and was inactive last week against the Cardinals. Fairley had blossomed into…
The Detroit Lions (4-9) could be without tight end Brandon Pettigrew and defensive tackle Nick Fairley when they take on the Arizona Cardinals (4-9) on Sunday. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Pettigrew and Fairley did not practice all week and are listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game. Show More Summary
Just about six months ago, the NFL had a particularly rough week with players being charged with driving while intoxicated. Lions DT Nick Fairley, Jacksonville wide receiver Justin Blackmon and Vikings fullback Jerome Felton were all charged with varying degrees of driving while intoxicated in the span of six days. Show More Summary
A misdemeanor marijuana charge against Lions DT Nick Fairley was dismissed on Tuesday.
Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley had misdemeanor marijuana charges dropped Tuesday, stemming from an April arrest in Alabama. According to Justin Rogers of MLive.com, prosecutors dismissed the marijuana charges, Fairley’s first of the offseason. DUI and reckless driving charges from a separate incident led to a six-month suspended sentence, a year of probation and a…
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has concluded the legal proceedings on both of his offseason incidents, leaving one final step: Awaiting possible NFL discipline. An Alabama judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge stemming from an arrest in April. Show More Summary
The ever-dreaded sophomore slump is a phenomenon that second-year NFL players like Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley hope to avoid. For the most part, the closest thing to a sophomore slump we have seen from the Year 2 players in the NFL in 2012 has been some struggling from quarterbacks Cam Newton and Andy Dalton. Show More Summary
The Lions' playoff hopes are on life support with a hand on the plug. Titus Young looks like an absolute diva who lacks the ability to back it up on the field. Matthew Stafford is coming off a bad game, and Scott Linehan's tenure might be on the ropes. Show More Summary
If you're a Lions fan, you may be feeling a tad low today given the loss to the Packers, but there are actually a few positives to take away from the game. The primary of which is the continued improvement of defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who had a great game overall against the Green Bay offensive line. Show More Summary
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley thought better of flattening Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers when the two teams squared off Sunday afternoon. He had Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completely defenseless up in the air, ready to pound him into the ground, but he brought him gingerly back onto two feet. Show More Summary
Watch the controversial Lions defender almost -- ALMOST -- slam Rodgers to the turf
Rejected (so far) for inclusion in a pretrial diversion program, Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley will appeal a sentence imposed last month by a judge in Alabama. According to the Detroit Free Press, Judge Sarah Stewart will consider on November 8 a challenge to a six-month suspended jail term, one year of probation, and a…
That rumble you hear is Ndamukong Suh. The All-Pro defensive tackle is coming to Chicago, along with a nasty group of defensive linemen who include ends Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch, and tackle Nick Fairley. All three non-Suhs have...Show More Summary