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NICK FAIRLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nick Fairley optimistic he can return this season

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, despite missing the last four games with a sprained knee, still believes he will return this season, according to detroitlions.com senior writer Tim Twentyman. #459473737 / gettyimages.com Fairley originally suffered the injury during the Lions Oct. 26th game against Atlanta and has not been able to practice since the injury. However, Fairley...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Fairley eyeing return before end of season

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Nick Fairley certainly isn't ready to return to the Detroit Lions' lineup from his knee injury, but there are some potentially good signs emerging that maybe his season isn't over just yet. Fairley said he's progressed "big time," and he appears to be rehabbing with the intent of getting back sometime during the final month of the regular season, or perhaps...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Nick Fairley out for a month

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, defensive tackle Nick Fairley will be out for a month due to a sprained MCL and PCL.#Lions DT Nick Fairley has a sprained MCL and PCL, source says. He could be back after a month out (as @mikecwright said). No firm timetable— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 27, 2014Fairley's injury occurred Sunday morning against the Atlanta Falcons...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How Long Will Detroit Lions DL Nick Fairley Be Out After Getting His Knee Crunched?

While most of us were sleeping Sunday the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons played a game in London. It ended in spectacular fashion with the Lions getting a second chance to make a game-winning field goal in the waning moments of the game. As spectacular as the comeback was for the Lions it came with a price.The defense is going to have to do without tackle Nick Fairly for at least...
Via FatManWriting
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions fear Nick Fairley will be lost for the remainder of the year

After the game, Lions coach Jim Caldwell had little specific to say about Fairley’s condition after the game although he did make the obvious observation that it is never good when a player has to be helped off the field with a knee injury.  Well this morning Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback was a little different. He […] The post Lions fear Nick Fairley will be...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 27, 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

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
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