Found October 07, 2011 on Lions Blog:
First Nick Fairley, now Jason Fox. Two days after Fairley returned from a fractured foot he suffered in August, the Lions got Fox back on the field for the first time since training camp.

Lions DT Fairley in wait-and-see mode

Detroit Lions rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley denied a report by that he will make his season debut in Monday night's game against Chicago. The No. 13 overall pick in April's draft, Fairley said he practiced fully Friday but hasn't been told if he will play Monday. Fairley has been sidelined since breaking his foot during training camp. He began practicing...

Lions DT Fairley practicing, could debut Monday

Detroit rookie defensive lineman Nick Fairley has returned to practice and could make his NFL debut in Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears. Fairley, the 12th overall pick in April's draft, has been sidelined since breaking his foot during training camp. He began practicing on Tuesday, going through position drills. The Lions have not confirmed that Fairley would...

Nick Fairley looks to make his return to the Field

Lions are off to a 4-0 in 2011, but what’s crazy is they have done this without first round pick Nick Fairley playing a down.  The good news for the Lions is that Fairley was back at practice yesterday and head coach Jim Schwartz says “(He’s) getting better, improving every day, and we’ll get him back as soon as we can.” The Lions are planning on easing Fairley back onto...

ESPN: Detroit Lions' Nick Fairley to play in 'situational capacity' against Chicago Bears

The Lions' rookie defensive tackle, who broke his foot at the start of training camp, donned full pads on the practice field Thursday for the first time since coming to Detroit.

Will Nick Fairley play Monday? ESPN says yes, Lions aren't sure

Nick Fairley is inching closer to making his Lions debut, but the team has not yet decided whether it will come Monday night against the Chicago Bears.

No word yet but Lions' Fairley looks good for Monday debut

Jim Schwartz's continues to be tight-lipped about his plans for Nick Fairley, but all signs point to the Lions' first-round pick making his debut Monday night against the Bears.

Fairley fully participates in practice, questionable for Monday

The first Lions appearance on Monday Night Football in a decade could also be the first NFL game for Detroit rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the 13th overall pick in the 2011 draft. Fairley, who injured a foot early in training camp, fully participated in practice on Saturday.  He is listed as questionable for Monday’s…

Source: Lions' Fairley to debut against Bears

Although the Detroit Lions continue to downplay the practice return of defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the rookie will make his debut Monday night against the Chicago Bears, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Report: Lions DT Fairley to play Monday vs. Bears

Lions defensive tackle and first-round draft pick Nick Fairley is set to make his NFL debut against the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

Lions mum on first-round pick Fairley making debut vs. Bears

The signs appear to be encouraging that first-round pick Nick Fairley will make his debut for the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Deep Posts: Fairley, Sage, Rosenhaus and fines

• A little bonus attraction for the already-exciting Monday-nighter between the Lions and Bears? We'll likely see the debut of Nick Fairley. • With Chad Henne out for the year, the Dolphins have signed veteran Sage Rosenfels. Matt Moore, 17-of-26 for 167 yards, no TDs and 1 interception on Sunday against the Chargers, likely remains the starter. • Drew Rosenhaus's...

Know Your Enemy: The Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions have been so bad for so long that it was much easier to pity them than fear them. With Matt Millen in charge, they were an unquestionable two wins on the Bears schedule every season. Now, the pity should turn to fear, as they have gotten really good. 4-0 good. One of the best teams in the league good. So who are these Lions? Fairley scared: Ndamukong Suh...
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