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Saints place DT Nick Fairley on reserve

DT Nick Fairley, 90 (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) DT Nick Fairley, 90 (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
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New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that the club has placed defensive tackle Nick Fairley on the team’s reserve/non-football illness list.

Fairley, a 6-4, 308-pound native of Mobile and product of Auburn University, is a six-year veteran of the NFL who has played in 77 regular season games, making 170 tackles (113 solo and 57 assists), 20.5 sacks, three passes defended and registered one career safety. 

Fairley was a first-round draft selection of Detroit in 2011 and spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Lions. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams in 2014 before signed as a free agent with the Saints in 2016. 

With the Saints last season, Fairley played in 16 games and amassed 43 tackles and a career-high 6.5 sacks. 

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