Nick Fairley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Fairley appears to take cheap shot at Matthew Stafford

    Detroit Free Press "There's no love lost between former teammates, apparently. While stepping over Matthew Stafford after a sack, former Detroit Lions and current New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley took a cheap shot to the face of the Lions' quarterback. The moment was captured by the Fox TV cameras...." December 04

  • Saints DT Nick Fairley to play Sunday just days after his mother's passing

    NFL.com "Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley will play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, but he'll do so with a heavy heart. Fairley unexpectedly lost his mother, Paula Rodgers, this past week. Fairley raced back to the Mobile, Alabama, area in the wee hours of Wednesday morning to be with his..." October 23

  • Saints trying to figure out how to maximize DT Nick Fairley's talent

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "During his first five NFL seasons, New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley rarely had a two-game stretch as productive as the one he just finished. Fairley, a first-round pick in 2011, had seven tackles, two for loss, 1.5 sacks and two quarterback hits against the Atlanta Falcons in..." October 07

  • Nick Fairley ready to take on bigger load with Saints

    NFL.com "Nick Fairley's talent has never been a question. Motor, consistency and drive have been the stumbling blocks of a career left wanting. After four seasons in Detroit, Fairley is with his second new team in two years. Signed by the New Orleans Saints as a rotational pass rusher, Fairley is..." August 24