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DT Nick Fairley - Detroit Lions

6-2, 291Born: 1-23-1988College: AuburnDrafted: Round 1, pick 13

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Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) injured his medial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament in Week 8, according to a source. The team hopes he will be able to return in four or five weeks.

He is listed as out on this week's official injury report.

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From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Sun Nov 23): Fairley was unable to practice last week due to his injured knee and he was inactive on Sunday after being listed as out on Friday.

General News (Wed Nov 26): is out for this week's game.

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Lions | Wednesday injury report (Wed Nov 26, 04:45 PM) - Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) and OG Larry Warford (knee) have been ruled out for Week 13 against the Chicago Bears. OT Riley Reiff (knee) is questionable, while S James Ihedigbo (knee), LB Ashlee Palmer (concussion), DE Ziggy Ansah (elbow), DE George Johnson (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (ankle) and S Glover Quin (back) are probable. Fairley and Warford didn't practice Wednesday, Nov. 26. Reiff and Palmer were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Lions | Tuesday practice report (Tue Nov 25, 04:55 PM) - Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee), OT Riley Reiff (knee) and OG Larry Warford (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 25. S James Ihedigbo (knee), LB Ashlee Palmer (concussion), DE Ziggy Ansah (elbow), DE George Johnson (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (ankle) and S Glover Quin (back) were limited.

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Lions | Monday practice report (Mon Nov 24, 04:30 PM) - Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee), S James Ihedigbo (knee), LB Ashlee Palmer (concussion), OT Riley Reiff (knee) and OG Larry Warford (knee) did not practice Monday, Nov. 24. DE Ziggy Ansah (elbow), DE George Johnson (foot), CB Rashean Mathis (ankle) and S Glover Quin (back) were limited. The Lions didn't officially practice Monday, so the designations are an estimation.

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Lions | Week 12 Inactives (Sun Nov 23, 11:34 AM) - The Detroit Lions have declared TE Kellen Davis, QB Kellen Moore, OG Larry Warford, DE Larry Webster, DL Nick Fairley, RB Reggie Bush, WR Ryan Broyles inactive for Week 12.

Lions | Friday injury report (Fri Nov 21, 05:01 PM) - Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley (knee) and OG Larry Warford (knee) have been ruled out for Week 12 against the New England Patriots. DE Jason Jones (non-injury), TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (knee) are probable. Fairley and Warford didn't practice Friday, Nov. 21, while the others practiced in full.

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