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Former first-round pick done for the season after demoralizing health issues emerge

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, former first round pick Nick Fairley has been dealt a crushing blow regarding his NFL career.

Fairley, who’s currently with the New Orleans Saints, has been placed on the non-football injury reserve list, which means he’ll miss the 2017 season. 494 more words

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Report: Heart Condition Could Cost Nick Fairley His Career

By: Will Burchfield

Former Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley won’t play for the Saints this season due to a heart condition, and he may not play again in the NFL. 234 more words


Saints place Nick Fairley on non-football illness list

Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been visiting doctors recently for opinions about a heart condition that created concern about his ability to continue playing in the NFL. 122 more words

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Darryl Tapp gets snaps at DT in Nick Fairley's absence

If Nick Fairley’s heart condition keeps him out this season, the Saints might tap into Darryl Tapp’s versatility. Tapp, despite his size, saw some snaps at defensive tackle in 2014 when Fairley was lost to a season-ending knee injury while both were with the Lions. 132 more words

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Saints wait for more information on Nick Fairley

The career of Saints defensive lineman Nick Fairley continues to hinge on medical advice regarding a heart condition. The team and the player are still waiting for more information — specifically, the outcome of a third medical opinion. 122 more words

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One physician has advised a former first-rounder to quit football after serious health scare

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley hasn’t participated in the team’s offseason workouts, and coach Sean Payton told reporters Fairley is seeing doctors about a heart condition. 294 more words

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