Lions DT Nick Fairley is recovering from an operation to "help with his sleep apnea."
Lions DT Nick Fairley slimmed down to 295 pounds this offseason.
Lions DT Nick Fairley is recovering from an undisclosed operation, and not participating in OTAs.
The Lions will not exercise DT Nick Fairley's fifth-year option for 2015.
MLive.com's Kyle Meinke believes Lions DT Nick Fairley's weight had reached "at least" 320 by late last season.
Lions GM Martin Mayhew says DT Nick Fairley could stand to "reposition" some weight.
Lions DT Nick Fairley finished his third NFL season with career highs in tackles (35), sacks (6.0), and starts (15), also registering two forced fumbles.
Lions DT Nick Fairley (shoulder) is inactive for Week 2 at Arizona.
Lions DT Nick Fairley (shoulder) returned to practice Friday.
Teammate Stephen Tulloch is impressed with Lions DT Nick Fairley's offseason.
Coach Jim Schwartz says the Lions are going to "rely even more" on DT Nick Fairley this upcoming season.
Lions DT Nick Fairley is ineligible for a pre-trial diversion program on charges stemming from his May 2012 arrest for DUI.
Lions players voted DT Nick Fairley the team's most improved player following his breakout 2012 season.
Lions placed DT Nick Fairley (shoulder) on injured reserve, ending his season.