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  1. 2016 Detroit Lions training camp battles: Who grabs the No. 4 and 5 DT spots?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Pride of Detroit

    The Detroit Lions are just a year removed from the departure of Ndamukong Suh , Nick Fairley and C.J. Mosley in the same offseason. Yet, the Lions find themselves in a strange conundrum: they have a surplus of talent again at the defensive tackle position.

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  2. Here's how Nick Fairley can earn $1.75 million in bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    The defensive tackle signed a three-year deal on paper, but in actuality it's a one-year, $3 million deal. There are two shell years on the back end of the deal that void after his first season which allows New Orleans to spread his $2.235 million signing bonus over three seasons.

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  3. A'Shawn Robinson: Best, worst and most realistic scenariosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Pride of Detroit

    The Detroit Lions were in need of a tough defensive tackle to help fill out their line after the losses of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. New Lions GM Bob Quinn got what, as of this moment, appears to be a steal in Alabama's A'Shawn Robinson .

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  4. Can Saints' great QB offset an all-time bad D?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Yahoo Sports

    ... I'd bet Fleener has a nice season. Maybe linebackers James Laurinaitis and Craig Robertson and defensive tackle Nick Fairley help the defense. Dumping cornerback Brandon Browner almost certainly helps, after his putrid 2015. But Laurinaitis is on ...

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  5. Herea s how Nick Fairley can earn an additional $1.75 million in bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Advocate

    The defensive tackle signed a three-year deal on paper, but in actuality it's a one-year, $3 million deal. There are two shell years on the back end of the deal that void after his first season which allows New Orleans to spread his $2.235 million signing bonus over three seasons.

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  6. Nick Fairley's contract with Saints rates among league's best, website saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Times-Picayune

    New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley during OTA's at New Orleans Saints headquarters on Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com The website rated the five "best" contracts given to interior defenders, and listed Fairley's uniquely structured contract among them.

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  7. Ranking the Saints: #15 Nick FairleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Defensive tackle Nick Fairley was once considered one of the game's up-and-coming players. In 2012 and 2013 with the Detroit Lions, playing alongside Ndamakoung Suh, Fairley had 11.5 sacks and recovered two fumbles.

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  8. Auburn Football: 10 Best Players in Tigers HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... year's countdown. They deserve honorable mention and so much more for their outstanding careers on the Plains. Nick Fairley only played two seasons at Auburn after taking the JUCO route, but the unheralded recruit left the Plains as one of the most ...

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  9. Lions 2016 Playoff ChancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | SidelionReport

    ... in creating that pressure. Still, the Lions' defense hasn't been the same since losing both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in 2015. In the draft, the team aggressively went after offensive lineman, including Taylor Decker, who may be on track to ...

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  10. Nick Fairley gets chill bumps being a member of his favorite NFL teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Alabama Live

    New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley highsteps over the bags at the fourth annual Nick Fairley Free Football and Cheerleading Camp on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Williamson High School in Mobile. Along Alabama's Gulf Coast, there are two types of NFL fans -- those who love the New Orleans Saints and those who shout "Not the Saints again" at their televisions on Sunday.

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  11. Nick Fairley has been 'pleasant surprise' with SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | ESPN

    Nick Fairley 's comeback tour has taken him from Detroit to St. Louis to New Orleans over the past three seasons. "I tell ya, he's been a pleasant surprise," New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen said of the former first-round pick, who signed a one-year, $3 million deal.

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  12. Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah, Gets "Ziggy" with itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | SidelionReport

    Has DE Ezekiel Ansah's tread as one of the premier pass rushers in the NFL made him the face of the Detroit Lions franchise? Fan favorite DE Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah joined the Detroit Lions organization in 2013. Though his tenure as a NFL pro has only been 3 seasons, his experience playing alongside former Lions DT Nick Fairley and DT Ndamukong Suh has allowed Ansah to acquire a lot of experience with some top tier defensive players.

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  13. Detroit Lions Mythbusters: The Lions are dirtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Pride of Detroit

    ... trend in Detroit sports history when he was arrested for marijuana possession. Following that incident, Nick Fairley , Mikel Leshoure and Aaron Berry were all arrested for a myriad of issues. In Fairley and Berry's case, they were arrested twice in ...

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  14. Did the Detroit Lions improve at defensive tackle in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Pride of Detroit

    ... and Charles. That's a pretty significant upgrade. This is a more difficult question to answer. While I believe Nick Fairley's contributions to the team were always overstated, Ndamukong Suh's were not. Robinson has the potential to be the kind of ...

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  15. Kyle Van Noy may be on last legs with LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | SidelionReport

    ... to stay as they were. After all, they did have a dominant front four with former starters- Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. Once Suh left, many expected a healthy Kyle Van Noy to emerge last season as the starting outside linebacker, with an ability ...

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  16. Nick Fairley lands close to home with New Orleans SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Alabama Live

    St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Nick Fairley tries to get into the Green Bay Packers backfield during an NFL game on Oct. 11, 2015, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Defensive tackle Nick Fairley keeps getting closer to home.

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  17. Nick Fairley signed with New Orleans Saints after 'good vibe' on visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley during OTA's at New Orleans Saints headquarters on Thursday, May 26, 2016. and coach Payton," he said.

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  18. Did Lions do enough to improve their defense?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | SidelionReport

    Following an impressive 2014 season, the Lions' defense took a big backward step in 2015, falling from the 2nd-ranked defense to the 23rd. The decline was largely a byproduct of losing both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley in free agency.

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  19. LA Rams Sign DL Dominique Easley On 1-Year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Turf Show Times

    And while Schefter notes the current first-round selections on the line, he didn't include recent former Rams defensive linemen who were first-rounders in Chris Long and Nick Fairley . All that being said, Easley's an interesting signing with a ton of upside.

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  20. Making sense of the situation at defensive tackleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Pride of Detroit

    ... contracts for its two high profile defensive tackles. The team declined to pick up the fifth-year option in Nick Fairley's rookie deal, accelerating the former first-round pick's entry into free agency by a year. At the same time, 2014 was Ndamukong ...

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