Lions place Nick Fairley on injured reserveA year which showed promise on the field and frustration off it is over for Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. Fairley missed six games last season because of a foot injury and will miss a total of three games because of the shoulder. When healthy and in the lineup, however, Fairley proved to be one of the NFL's top playmaking defensive tackles this season. Fairley had blossomed into a more disruptive performer on the field, but his off-field issues made it a forgettable year. So what can we say about t...
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