Nick Fairley

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after the Lions victory against the Chicago Bears on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Detroit Lions defeated the Chicago Bears 21-19. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Lions’ Nick Fairley Gets Probation, Fine For DUI

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley won’t spend time in jail after being convicted of drunken driving and reckless driving in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 29:  Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions scores a touchdown off a fumble recovery in the third quarter while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Losing Fairley And Suh Would Be A Good Break From The Lions’ Recent Past [BLOG]

Ndamukong Suh has said many times before that his focus is on the team and not him personally.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after the Lions victory against the Chicago Bears on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Detroit Lions defeated the Chicago Bears 21-19. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Eating Better, Sleeping Better, Fairley Feeling Good At OTAs

For now, Fairley is staying mum on whether he is exciting about testing the market.

CBS Detroit–06/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02:  Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts gets pressure from Ndamukong Suh #90 and Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 2, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Colts won 35-33  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Suh Present For First Day Of OTAs; Fairley Absent Due To Medical Issue

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Fairley’s absence was related to an injury, one that evidently necessitated surgery.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the bears 21-19. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Will Not Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On Nick Fairley’s Contract

The Lions have characterized the move as a strategy to get more out of Fairley, who has a reputation for playing incredibly well in some moments and performing marginally in others.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Ndamukong Suh #90 and Stephen Tulloch #55 of the Detroit Lions walk off the field after the loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwartz On Penalties Of Suh, Fairley: ‘I Don’t Know What To Tell Them’

Calling the NFL to discuss penalties is nothing new. This time, though, Jim Schwartz expects more of a concession than an explanation.

CBS Detroit–12/09/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Willie Young #79, Israel Idonije #77 of the Detroit Lions and the rest of the defensive line come onto the field together during team introductions prior to playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Josh Sitton’s Comments About Lions Defense Come Back To Bite Packers

As far as whether Sitton’s comments spurned that choice, Mosley said, “Nah, not at all.” Then he winked.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 05:  (R) Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 and guard Josh Sitton #71 of the Green Bay Packers celebrate after fullback John Kuhn #30 scorers on a nine-yard catch and run in the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Schwartz Responds To Packers’ Sitton Calling Him A ‘D—,’ ‘Scumbag’

“If you told us at the beginning of the season we’d be first place in Thanksgiving we’d have five games to play, an opportunity to go win our division, I think we’d relish that opportunity,” Schwartz added, “and we’re going to.”

CBS Detroit–11/27/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10:  Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rushes against Jordan Mills #67 of the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 21-19.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulked-Up Protections Still Foiling, Frustrating Lions D-Line

“It is my ninth year, and I can say in my years, I’ve never seen this,” Mosley said. “Never.”

CBS Detroit–11/22/2013

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is taken down by Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 21-19.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nick Fairley And Willie Young Fined $15,750 Each

This time, it is not Ndamukong Suh being fined – at least not so far.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2013

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