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NICK FAIRLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ansah, Fairley, George Johnson active for Lions

DETROIT -- The three defensive linemen who were listed as questionable for the Detroit Lions are all active for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Defensive end Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah (knee) and defensive tackle Nick Fairley (biceps) are expected to start, and reserve defensive end George Johnson (groin) is expected to play. Strong safety James Ihedigbo, meanwhile...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions like how Nick Fairley responds to benching

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell drew a line in the sand — or across the buffet table as it were — and he benched defensive tackle Nick Fairley during the preseason. There were reports that Fairley weighed too much and was not working hard enough. So Caldwell responded. It was an important moment for Caldwell, a true test of his leadership. Caldwell was trying to change the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley has lost 10 pounds

Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley has had a rough summer.  He lost his starting job after eating himself out of shape. The good news is that Fairley has lost 10 pounds. Fairley is back down to 305 pounds — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading......
Via Pro Football Zone
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley admits he’s eaten himself out of shape

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley admits that his eating has gotten out of control. Fairley said his eating habits have gotten in the way the last couple weeks. He says he's at 315 and wants to be 305. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 20, 2014 Fairley has looked out of shape this preseason, which has led to him being demoted to the Lions’ second-team defense.   ...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What Happened to Nick Fairley?

So as we all know, Nick Fairley has been demoted to second team defense.  “Well, why is this Dan? What happened to him?”  Well, let me tell you a story, it’s about a very hungry man, and a very hungry team who wanted to be successful. Nick Fairley reported to camp at a very reasonable 295 pounds, which was called “Too light” by his coaches.  Now, 295 is a fairly reasonable...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Nick Fairley could end up being 'trade candidate'

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press writes that unless former first-round pick DT Nick Fairley shows improvement in the coming weeks, he could end up being a “midseason trade candidate.” Birkett mentions that Fairley is now the last remaining hope for the Lions’ 2011 draft class as he and RB Mikel Leshoure are last remaining players of that group still on the team’s roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley may be dead weight on the Detroit Lions roster

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell may be trying to set some new standards with his team. At first glance, it appears Caldwell is holding players accountable for themselves, with Nick Fairley being demoted to second team during this week’s practices. Fairley showed up initially this year 30 pounds lighter than last season. Fairley had offseason sleep apnea surgery and showed...
Via cover32 - Lions
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Notes: Team waiting for NFL's ruling on Fairley; kicking game improving

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions are awaiting notification from the NFL whether defensive tackle Nick Fairley still could be suspended or fined for an off-the-field incident two years ago. Fairley finally received a suspended sentence Thursday for his driving-under-the-influence-of-alcohol charge while going 100 mph back home in Mobile, Ala., in 2012. He also was arrested...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Apparently Lions’ DT Nick Fairley lost too much weight during the offseason

Looking to supposedly motivate defensive tackle Nick Fairley the Lions declined to pick up the $5.5M team option on his contract once the 2015 season rolls around meaning Fairley will be a free agent. Now whether or not you thought it was going to be pure motivation for Fairley or a ploy to free up money for Suh is up for debate but the fact of the matter is the former first round...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car

Nick Fairley, the defensive tackle, who will be a free agent after this season, was spotted riding into the Detroit Lions facilities this afternoon in this hot mobile. [Mike Rothstein] The post Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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