• NFL judgment next for Nick Fairley

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 4, 2012
    Fairley passed a drug test Tuesday morning before the charges were dropped. According to Justin Rogers of MLive.com, prosecutors dismissed the marijuana charges, Fairley’s first of the offseason. Judge Matt Greene agreed with prosecutors that there wasn't enough evidence to show partially smoked marijuana cigarettes found in Fairley's vehicle on April 3 belonged to the former first-round pick out of Auburn. He leads all Lions defensive linemen with 30 tackles, has 4.5 sacks and has won a starting job opposite Ndamukong Suh The NFL doesn't have a set standard for how it imposes off-field discipline, but generally speaking, it reacts more strongly against repeat offenders.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Lions' Fairley has marijuana charge dropped

      A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.

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