Fairley, 27, had weight issues during his four-year stint with the Lions and at one point weighed a reported 320 pounds. Meeting with reporters in St. Louis, Fairley said he weighed 280 and planned to add muscle this offseason.
Fairley added he was looking for a new personal chef, per the paper. Look for Fairley to be there when the Rams' offseason conditioning program begins April 20.
Fairley, 27, was the No. 13 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He spent his first four seasons in the league with the Lions, where he totaled 98 tackles and 13.5 sacks. Last season, he racked up eight tackles and one sack in eight games. He missed the final eight games of the regular season due to a knee injury.
He joins a loaded front four that including Robert Quinn, Chris Long, Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers.
According to ESPN.com, former Lions defensive tackle
In four seasons with the Lions, Fairley totaled 98 tackles and 13.5 sacks.
Ayers has been linked to the Rams for a while. Traded to the Patriots from the Titans mid-season, Ayers recorded 20 tackles, four sacks and one interception in New England.
He was in Cincinnati on Wednesday visiting the
Fairley, who will visit the
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