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Nick Fairley

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  • NFL roundup: Goodell defends suspension of Rice

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Goodell defends suspension of Rice NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league's two-game suspension of Ray Rice on Friday, commenting publicly for the first time since his controversial decision last week...
  • Report: Fairley gets probation in DUI case

    The Sports Xchange Report: Fairley gets probation in DUI case Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was sentenced to a suspended six-month jail term and one year of probation Thursday, according to Mobile, Ala., TV station WALA. Fairley was...
  • Lions defense showing numerous looks

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Based on the first few days of training camp, offenses will have a tough time guessing what the Detroit Lions' defense is doing. Game by game, play by play, defensive coordinator Teryl...
  • NFC North training camp snapshots

    NFC North training camp snapshots
    As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team. The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
  • Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss

    Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss
    DETROIT — Theo Spight wears a Lions hard hat, a jersey numbered "00" and after every touchdown scored by the home team at Ford Field, he grabs a microphone behind the end zone, and thrusts his deep voice into "Gridiron Heroes," the Lions' fight...
  • Video review: Perfect storm for offensive line

     
    Center Jason Kelce said the fourth quarter of last Sunday's 34-20 romp over the Detroit Lions, who seemingly had complete control of the game minutes earlier, "was as good as it gets." Everything was blocked perfectly on two long touchdown......
  • Pick an area, and the Bears stunk

    Pick an area, and the Bears stunk
    OK, so it wasn’t going to be easy for the Bears this season, but yeesh, did it have to be this awful? The Bears lost both lines of scrimmage, lost the ball, lost control of things the second quarter, and that’s how you lose an ugly...
  • Not Trestman's best decision

    Not Trestman's best decision
    Jay Cutler was hurt. It was obvious. He was hobbling. Limping. His magically healed torn groin had to be some kind of issue. Same goes for his hand, which was slammed on a blitz. And his ankle, which was rolled in the second quarter. Just say his entire...
  • Bears unable to control line in loss to Lions

    Bears unable to control line in loss to Lions
    Bears right guard Kyle Long bowed his head and rested it in one hand as he sat at his locker still wearing his jersey and pads. A few feet away, left guard Matt Slauson sat at his stall with a pinch of tobacco in his lower lip. In hushed tones, he...
  • Eagles rally is no snow job; shows this team just might be special

    PHILADELPHIA — Eagles fans once threw snowballs at Jimmy Johnson at the Vet. On Sunday, they threw bouquets, figuratively speaking, at Chip Kelly as the Eagles coach ran off the field following the Eagles' stunning 34-20 come-from-behind win...
  • Everything comes back to the Bears

    Everything comes back to the Bears
    Football never has an offseason, and there’s always a way to make it about the Bears, whether the news comes from drugs, fashion or potential litigation. F’rinstance, Bill Parcells coming to the NFC North. That was the story from the New...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Dan Marino talks Nutrisystem (and football)

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Dan Marino talks Nutrisystem (and football)
    The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10. Want to completely disrupt work for an hour?  Easy.  Just ask who is the greatest quarterback of all time.  Try it.  Whatever ‘s...