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98 Nick Fairley DT

Detroit Lions

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
4%1%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
240000

Player Updates

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Lions list seven from defense on injury report
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Lions defense is likely to be a bit shorthanded for Week 3 against the Packers, with three players expected to miss Sunday's game due to injuries.

Linebacker Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and defensive back Cassius Vaughn (ankle) have been ruled out for Sunday's game, while safety James Ihedigbo (neck) is doubtful and seems likely to miss the game.

Additionally, defensive linemen Ezekiel Ansah (knee), Nick Fairley (biceps) and George Johnson (groin) are considered questionable for the game, while safety Don Carey (hamstring) is probable. 

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Nick Fairley returns to starting role
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has regained his starting spot for the Monday season opener against the Giants, per the Detroit Free Press. He had been ousted in favor of C.J. Mosley.

The benching was considered a motivational tactic to inspire Fairley to work hard. It apparently paid off.

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Nick Fairley: My eating habits have 'gotten in the way'
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who's now on the second string, said his eating habits "have gotten in the way" the past couple weeks, reports the team's website. Fairley said he weighs 315 pounds and wants to play at 305.

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Nick Fairley not a starter
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley remains on the second team this week in practice, coach Jim Caldwell told reporters. Fairley had started every game since Nov. 4, 2012, until he came off the bench last Friday against the Raiders.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Fairley weighs at least 320 pounds after reporting to minicamp in June at 295.

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Nick Fairley gets six-month suspended sentence
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was given a six-month suspended sentence and one year of probation in a 2012 DUI and reckless driving case. It's unclear if the NFL will punish Fairley, who had six sacks and two fumble recoveries last year.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/8/14NYG0000
29/14/14CAR0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
39/21/14GB1:00 pm
49/28/14@ NYJ1:00 pm
510/5/14BUF1:00 pm
610/12/14@ MIN1:00 pm
710/19/14NO1:00 pm
810/26/14@ ATL9:30 am
Bye: Week 9
1011/9/14MIA1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ ARI4:25 pm
1211/23/14@ NE1:00 pm
1311/27/14CHI12:30 pm
1412/7/14TB1:00 pm
1512/14/14MIN1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ GB1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011Detroit Lions10159.061000.0000
2012Detroit Lions133427.075.5000.0001
2013Detroit Lions153522.0136000.0001
2014Detroit Lions241.030000.0000
TOTAL408859.02912.5000.0002
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011Detroit Lions1000000000
2012Detroit Lions1300201010
2013Detroit Lions1500102421
2014Detroit Lions200000000
TOTAL4000303431
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/308
Birthdate:
1/23/1988
Age:
26
Hometown:
Mobile, AL, USA
School:
Auburn
NFL Experience:
4
Awards:
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