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Topic - Nick Fairley
A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
The Detroit Lions got a boost on offense with Matthew Stafford's return to practice.
Detroit Lions lineman Nick Fairley publicly apologized Friday for his recent arrests in Alabama, saying his actions were inexcusable and did not meet the standards expected of a pro athlete.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and wide receiver Titus Young were back on the practice field Tuesday _ with security escorts to keep reporters away.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was arrested Tuesday in Alabama on a charge of possessing marijuana, authorities said.
Four Detroit Lions, including quarterback Matthew Stafford, and two Chicago Bears were fined Friday by the NFL for incidents in their game last Sunday.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will start Sunday against the Denver Broncos even though he was hampered by a sore right ankle in practice all week.
It has been so long _ a decade, in fact _ since the Detroit Lions played a regular season game on Monday night that kicker Jason Hanson can't remember it.
Remember the Auburn Tigers? They're the reigning national champions.
Justin Durant and the rest of Detroit's defense had to wait a little while before finally taking the field in the first preseason game.
The Auburn Tigers insist they've heard it all before.
Detroit Lions rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley had surgery on his injured left foot Wednesday.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik fielded a steady barrage of questions about an NCAA investigation and a reportedly testy exchange with the governing body's enforcement director.
The Detroit Lions closed the NFL draft by addressing need after two days of taking players they thought had the most talent.
This draft was no party.
He said he's cooperating with authorities and refocusing on football.
"I want to personally apologize to my fans, teammates and the Detroit Lions organization for bringing this unwanted attention to our team," Fairley said on Facebook. "I recognize my actions were inexcusable and I personally need to uphold the expected standard of behavior of a professional athlete. I do not take for granted this opportunity and feel blessed every day to play in the NFL."