Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Detroit Lions have placed defensive lineman Nick Fairley on season-ending injured reserve due to a shoulder injury, the Associated Press reports. The Detroit Lion have put defensive tackle Nick Fairley on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. Fairley, a first-round pick by the Lions in 2011, was in the midst of a breakout campaign prior to sustaining his shoulder injury. The defensive tackle had recorded 35 tackles and 5.5 sacks on the year. Earlier in the year Fairley pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and reckless driving, and he was sentenced to a six-month suspended jail term, one year of probation and a $600 fine. He is hoping to have all charges dismissed following his participation in a pretrial diversion program. To replace Fairley on their roster the Lions have signed Ogemdi Nwagbuo. He’s appeared in 35 games over his NFL career as a member of the Carolina Panthers and San Diego Chargers. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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