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98 Nick Fairley DT
Height/Weight: 6-4/308 | Birthdate: 1/23/1988 | Birthplace: Mobile, AL, USA | Team: Detroit | College: Auburn | NFL Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 2/0
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Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) ditches crutches


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:38 pm ET) Lions coach Jim Caldwell told reporters defensive tackle Nick Fairley is "making good progress" in his recovering from knee injury, per the team's official website. Fairley is no longer in crutches and is not a candidate to land on injured reserve "at this precise moment."

Fairley was stretchered off in Week 8 against the Falcons with the injury. He totaled 14 tackles and one forced fumble.


Lions place only two injured on Sunday inactive list


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(12/21/2014) Only two injured players dot the inactive list released Sunday by the Lions for their clash against Chicago. They are defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee) and cornerback Mohammed Seisay (hamstring).

The healthy scratches are quarterback Kellen Moore, defensive end Larry Webster, wideout Ryan Broyles, defensive tackle Caraun Reid and offensive lineman Rodney Austin.


Lions unveil final injury report for Chicago game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/19/2014) The Lions ruled defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee) out and cornerback Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) questionable for Sunday's contest against the Bears.

Meanwhile, safety Don Carey (ankle), wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle), defensive end George Johnson (illness), defensive tackle C.J. Mosley (not injury related), linebacker Ashlee Palmer (quad) and guard Rob Sims (illness) were labeled as probable.


Lions list inactives for Week 15


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/14/2014) The Lions have listed Nick Fairley, Kellen Moore, Ryan Broyles, Garrett Reynolds, Rodney Austin, Caraun Reid and Larry Webster as inactive Week 15 against the Vikings.

Fairley was the only player who had been ruled out prior to Sunday. He's dealing with a knee injury. The other six players listed are healthy scratches. 


Lions unveil final injury report for Week 15


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/12/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's clash against the Vikings, according to the team's final injury report released on Friday. Running back Reggie Bush (ankle) and linebacker Tahir Whitehead (shoulder) were deemed questionable.

Meanwhile, linebacker Josh Bynes (illness), safety James Ihedigbo (illness), defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (illness), wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle), cornerback Darius Slay (shoulder) and tackle LaAdrian Waddle (concussion) were ruled probable for Week 15.


Lions DT Nick Fairley rejects plea deal in DUI case


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/9/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley rejected a plea offer in his 2012 DUI and reckless driving case and is scheduled to go to trial Feb. 11, reports Al.com. Fairley appeared in court in Mobile, Ala., but did not comment afterward, the report said.

Fairley initially pleaded guilty to the charges, then appealed in hopes of entering a diversion program and getting the charges dismissed, according to the website.


Lions list seven inactives for Week 14 against the Buccaneers


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(12/7/2014) The Lions have listed the following players as inactive for Week 14 against the Buccaneers: DT Nick Fairley, QB Kellen Moore, DE Larry Webster, WR Ryan Broyles, T Garrett Reynolds, G Rodney Austin and DT Caraun Reid

Fairley has been out since suffering a knee injury in Week 8 against the Falcons. 


Lions list Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson as probable Sunday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(12/5/2014) The Lions declared running back Reggie Bush (ankle) and wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle) as probable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers. Both were able to fully participate in practice Friday.

Also listed as probable were Theo Riddick, Reily Reiff and Larry Warford. Nick Fairley was the only player listed as out.


Nick Fairley confident he can return this season


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who's misssed four straight games with a sprained knee, told the team's website he's strengthening his knee and believes he can return this season. He has his weight down to 292 after playing this year at 305 pounds.

Fairley is attending team meetings and spending four hours a day lifting and rehabbing. The next step, per the website, is for Fairley to start running.


Lions unsure if Nick Fairley will return this season


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2014) Lions coach Jim Caldwell told reporters he doesn't know if defensive lineman Nick Fairley will be back this season, per the team's official website. Fairley suffered a sprained MCL and PCL in Week 8 against the Falcons in London. He hasn't been able to return to action since the injury. 

Reggie Bush, Riley Reiff among Lions inactives Week 13


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/27/2014) Lions running back Reggie Bush, tackle Riley Reiff, wide receiver Ryan Broyles, guard Larry Warford, defensive tackle Nick Fairley, defensive end Larry Webster and quarterback Kellen Moore were all ruled inactive Week 13 vs. Chicago.

Reggie Bush is listed as questionable again on Lions' injury report


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/26/2014) The Lions released their Week 13 injury report Wednesday, and announced they will play Thursday against the Bears without defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee) and guard Larry Warford.

Running back Reggie Bush (ankle, back) is listed as questionable for a third straight week. However, he told reporters he expects to play, according to MLive.com. Bush also said the same thing leading up to Week 12 before sitting out.

Tackle Riley Reiff (knee) is also listed as questionable, while Ezekiel Ansah (elbow), safety James Ihedigbo (knee), wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle), defensive end George Johnson (foot), cornerback Rashean Mathis (ankle) and safety Glover Quin (back) are all listed as probable.


Nick Fairley appears unlikely to return Week 13


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/25/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who's been out since Week 8 with a knee injury, is not practicing this week. Fairley seems unlikely to return for Thursday's game against the Bears.

Report: Lions DT Nick Fairley set to miss Thanksgiving game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/25/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was unable to practice Tuesday and will miss Thursday's clash against Chicago in Week 12, the Detroit Free-Press reports. Fairley has been sidelined since Week 8 because of a knee injury.

Nick Fairley, Reggie Bush among Lions inactives Week 12


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/23/2014) The following players have been ruled as inactive for the Lions in Week 12 against the Patriots: Nick Fairley, Larry Webster, Kellen Moore, Ryan Broyles, Larry Warford, Reggie Bush and Kellen Davis.

Probables dominate injury report posted by Lions


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2014) The Lions are in good physical shape for their Sunday game against the Patriots aside from the ruled-out statuses of defensive tackle Nick Fairley and guard Larry Warford with knee problems.

Running back Reggie Bush (ankle) is questionable, but the rest of those on the injury report are probable, including star wideouts Calvin Johnson (ankle) and Golden Tate (hip). The rest are running back Joique Bell (ankle), tight end Brandon Pettigrew (foot) and tackle LaAdrian Waddle (knee).


Brandon Pettigrew among Lions' inactives Sunday


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/16/2014) Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew (foot) was declared inactive for Sunday's game at Arizona, and rookie tight end Eric Ebron will start instead. Also inactive for Detroit are running back Reggie Bush (ankle), defensive tackle Nick Fairley (knee), guard Larry Warford (knee), defensive end Larry Webster, wideout Ryan Broyles and quarterback Kellen Moore.

Lions enter Week 11 clash vs. Arizona relatively healthy


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/14/2014) Outside of three players, the Lions enter Week 11 against Arizona relatively healthy. The team ruled out Nick Fairley (knee) and Larry Warford (knee) for Sunday. Reggie Bush (ankle) missed practice all week and was labeled questionable.

Meanwhile, the following players practiced in full Friday and were deemed probable: Eric Ebron (hamstring), Joseph Fauria (ankle), James Ihedigbo (back), Calvin Johnson (ankle), Don Muhlbach (ankle), Brandon Pettigrew (foot), Devin Taylor (knee) and LaAdrian Waddle (knee).


Eric Ebron, Joseph Fauria among Lions inactives for Week 10


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/9/2014) The following players were labeled ruled for the Lions in Week 10 against Miami: Nick Fairley, Kellen Moore, Eric Ebron, Garrett Reynolds, Ryan Broyles, Larry Webster and Joseph Fauria.

Lions list final injury report for Week 10


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) The Lions have ruled Nick Fairley (knee) out for Sunday's game against Miami. Eric Ebron (hamstring) was ruled doubtful, while Joseph Fauria (ankle) and Brandon Pettigrew (foot) were both ruled questionable.

Meanwhile, Ezekiel Ansah (toe), Reggie Bush (ankle), Calvin Johnson (ankle), George Johnson (hamstring) and LaAdrian Waddle (concussion) were each labeled probable.


Lions coach Caldwell: Nick Fairley's injury remains non-surgical


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Lions coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Friday that defensive tackle Nick Fairley's knee injury remains non-surgical at this point, according to the Detroit Free Press. ESPN reported earlier in the week that Fairley could miss approximately 4-5 weeks because of a sprained MCL and PCL, however, Caldwell disputed that report.

Fairley was stretchered off in Week 8 against the Falcons after posting 14 combined tackles and one forced fumble before the injury.


Lions still don't have timetable for Nick Fairley's return


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/3/2014) Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Monday coming off Detroit's Week 9 bye that the team doesn't have a better idea of a timetable for defensive tackle Nick Fairley's return from a knee injury he suffered Week 8. An ESPN report speculated Fairley would miss 4-5 weeks due to a sprained MCL and PCL, but Caldwell disputed that report last week.

Lions' Caldwell disputes report Nick Fairley will miss 4-5 weeks


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/28/2014) Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Tuesday the team doesn't have a timetable for defensive lineman Nick Fairley's return and disputes the ESPN report, which stated Fairley will miss 4-5 weeks due to a sprained MCL and PCL.

Caldwell added he is "not certain" if Fairley will return this season, but he hasn't been told either that he won't be back.


Lions DT Nick Fairley getting second opinion on knee


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/27/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who sustained a significant knee injury Sunday, will get a second opinion "in the coming days," reports MLive.com. Lions coach Jim Caldwell said in a radio interview that Fairley "won't be back quickly" but was unsure how long he'd be out.

ESPN.com reported Fairley sprained his MCL and PCL and won't return for at least a month.


Report: Lions DT Nick Fairley could return in 4-5 weeks


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/27/2014) Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley sustained injuries to his MCL and PCL when his right knee buckled during Sunday's win over the Falcons, and the "hope is he's back in 4-5 weeks," reports ESPN.com. The team has not released results of Fairley's MRI or said how long he'll be out.