Lions DT Nick Fairley has rejected a plea deal in his 2012 DUI case, and will go to trial in February.
The Lions remain uncertain if Nick Fairley (knee) will return this season.
Lions coach Jim Caldwell said the team doesn't have a timetable for DT Nick Fairley (knee) to return.
ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright reports Lions DT Nick Fairley sprained his MCL and PCL and will be sidelined 4-5 weeks.
SI's Peter King is hearing the knee injury Lions DT Nick Fairley sustained Sunday is "bad."
Lions coach Jim Caldwell was not optimistic about Nick Fairley's knee injury following the Lions' Week 8 win over the Falcons.
Nick Fairley exited the Lions' Week 8 matchup with the Falcons with a knee injury.
Lions DT Nick Fairley has "practiced much better" over the past two weeks.
Lions DT Nick Fairley has shed ten pounds since mid-August and is now down to 305.
Lions DT Nick Fairley said his "eating habits have gotten in the way the past couple weeks," and he's now up to 315 pounds.
Lions DT Nick Fairley will remain with the second-team defense this week.
Lions DT Nick Fairley worked mostly with the second-team defense in Detroit's second preseason game.
Lions DT Nick Fairley continued to run with the second-team defense during Tuesday night's practice.
Lions DT Nick Fairley worked with the second-team defense at Monday's practice.