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Mashable
Matt Ryan may have just made the greatest non-block in NFL historyFalcons running back Devonta Freeman was sweeping out left, Saints tackle Nick
Matt Ryan may have just made the greatest non-block in NFL history
Mashable / Posted 14 minutes ago
Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was sweeping out left, Saints tackle Nick Fairley was bearing down to blast him and Matt Ryan stood between the two in position to make the perfect block. Then the NFL star and Atlanta quarterback came to his... Read more
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CBS Sports
Matt Ryan trips and falls instead of blocking a huge Saints defenderthis: "Hey, here comes Devonta! I'm going to try to slow up any would-be tackle
Matt Ryan trips and falls instead of blocking a huge Saints defender
CBS Sports / Posted 2 hours ago
this: "Hey, here comes Devonta! I'm going to try to slow up any would-be tacklers by getting in the w-- OH MY GOD, THAT'S NICK FAIRLEY, I'M OUT!" And then Ryan's brain short-circuited, his legs gave out, and he hugged the turf for dear life.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Matt Ryan had a funny moment when he had second thoughts about blocking a 300-pound defenderalso displayed incredible judgment and body-control to avoid getting in the way
Matt Ryan had a funny moment when he had second thoughts about blocking a 300-pound defender
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
also displayed incredible judgment and body-control to avoid getting in the way of a charging Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who is 6-foot-4 and weighs 308 pounds. Fairley was trying to chase down a running back who had changed... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Matt Ryan had a funny moment when he had second thoughts about blocking a 300-pound defenderalso displayed incredible judgment and body-control to avoid getting in the way
Matt Ryan had a funny moment when he had second thoughts about blocking a 300-pound defender
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
also displayed incredible judgment and body-control to avoid getting in the way of a charging Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley, who is 6-foot-4 and weighs 308 pounds. Fairley was trying to chase down a running back who had changed... Read more
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give me sport
Falcons' Matt Ryan makes very wise decision to avoid potential injurydecided to take the matter into his own hands by attempting to block the six fo
Falcons' Matt Ryan makes very wise decision to avoid potential injury
give me sport / Posted 3 hours ago
decided to take the matter into his own hands by attempting to block the six foot four, 308 pound Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley, to which he immediately regretted and slipped out of the way. Still, Freeman managed to get the first down... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Matt Ryan Thinks Better Of Blocking Huge Lineman, Gives Hilarious Reactionamount of restraint in the Falcons’ 45-32 win over the Saints on “Monday Night
Matt Ryan Thinks Better Of Blocking Huge Lineman, Gives Hilarious Reaction
New England Sports Network / Posted 4 hours ago
amount of restraint in the Falcons’ 45-32 win over the Saints on “Monday Night Football” when New Orleans lineman Nick Fairley came running toward him as he pursued Atlanta running back Devonta Freeman. It looked like the Falcons QB was... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Despite finishing game with glove, Matt Ryan says thumb is fineRyan appeared to hurt his left (non-throwing) thumb during last night’s win ove
Despite finishing game with glove, Matt Ryan says thumb is fine
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 6 hours ago
Ryan appeared to hurt his left (non-throwing) thumb during last night’s win over the Saints. After being sacked by Nick Fairley in the fourth quarter, he went to the sideline and was getting checked by athletic trainers. When he returned to... Read more
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Al.com
Mark Ingram catches his first TD pass in NFL's Monday night gamecarries and six receptions for 46 yards in New Orleans' first two games. Forme
Mark Ingram catches his first TD pass in NFL's Monday night game
Al.com / Posted 15 hours ago
carries and six receptions for 46 yards in New Orleans' first two games. Former Williamson High School and Auburn standout Nick Fairley made seven tackles for the Saints. The defensive tackle also recorded 1.5 sacks of Ryan. The victory lifted the... Read more
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SportingNews
Examining disastrous depths of the Saints' irresponsible salary cap managementassigned to those void years hits the books. This year alone the Saints used t
Examining disastrous depths of the Saints' irresponsible salary cap management
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
assigned to those void years hits the books. This year alone the Saints used that type of contract to sign Paul Kruger and Nick Fairley, as well as to extend Drew Brees. The Saints deferred nearly $2.9 million for Kruger and Fairley to 2017. For... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn NFL roundup: Another record-setting game for Cam Newtonend C.J. Uzomah of the Cincinnati Bengals, left outside linebacker Dee Ford of
Auburn NFL roundup: Another record-setting game for Cam Newton
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
end C.J. Uzomah of the Cincinnati Bengals, left outside linebacker Dee Ford of the Kansas City Chiefs, defensive tackle Nick Fairley of the New Orleans Saints, wide receiver Sammie Coates of the Pittsburgh Steelers, left offensive tackle King... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn NFL roundup: Karlos Dansby starts 13th season with 11 tacklesAuburn players who started on Sunday included left outside linebacker Dee Ford
Auburn NFL roundup: Karlos Dansby starts 13th season with 11 tackles
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
Auburn players who started on Sunday included left outside linebacker Dee Ford of the Kansas City Chiefs, defensive tackle Nick Fairley of the New Orleans Saints and left offensive tackle King Dunlap of the San Diego Chargers, Ford had a sack... Read more
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The Houma Courier
NFL team headed in different directionsup the middle with the development of Tyeler Davison at defensive tackle, hopef
NFL team headed in different directions
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
up the middle with the development of Tyeler Davison at defensive tackle, hopefully a motivated defensive tackle in Nick Fairley in his contract year and the play of veteran middle linebacker James Laurinaitis. But the team still has not... Read more
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The Daily Comet
NFL team headed in different directionsup the middle with the development of Tyeler Davison at defensive tackle, hopef
NFL team headed in different directions
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
up the middle with the development of Tyeler Davison at defensive tackle, hopefully a motivated defensive tackle in Nick Fairley in his contract year and the play of veteran middle linebacker James Laurinaitis. But the team still has not... Read more
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MLive.com
Lions expect 'nasty' Ezekiel Ansah to be even better than Pro Bowl seasonthe NFL's worst run defense a year ago after owning the NFL's second-best defen
Lions expect 'nasty' Ezekiel Ansah to be even better than Pro Bowl season
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
the NFL's worst run defense a year ago after owning the NFL's second-best defense in 2014 before losing Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley to free agency. Injuries didn't help last season. Two players expected to fill big roles on defense – tackle... Read more
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Al.com
NFL opening season with 112 players with Alabama football rootssafety, Thompson, Auburn. Practice squad: Vinnie Sunseri, safety, Northridge-Tu
NFL opening season with 112 players with Alabama football roots
Al.com / Posted 18 days ago
safety, Thompson, Auburn. Practice squad: Vinnie Sunseri, safety, Northridge-Tuscaloosa, Alabama. New Orleans Saints: Nick Fairley, defensive tackle, Williamson, Auburn; Roman Harper, safety, Prattville, Alabama; Mark Ingram, running back,... Read more
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ESPN FC
Which NFL team best represents your favorite Premier League club?richer clubs. Fans in Detroit can empathize. A year ago the Lions lost their to
Which NFL team best represents your favorite Premier League club?
ESPN FC / Posted 19 days ago
richer clubs. Fans in Detroit can empathize. A year ago the Lions lost their top three defensive tackles -- Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and C.J. Mosley in free agency. This March, their all-time leading receiver, Calvin Johnson, retired.Stoke City... Read more
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Orange County Register
NFL 2016: NFC South at a glanceshould be ahead. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS • Offensive DVOA, 2015: 7 • Defensive DV
NFL 2016: NFC South at a glance
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
should be ahead. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS • Offensive DVOA, 2015: 7 • Defensive DVOA, 2015: 32 • Notable offseason addition: Nick Fairley, DT. Rookie Sheldon Rankins already is hurt, but Fairley has looked good in the preseason and could finally give... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Which NFL team represents your Premier League clubricher clubs. Fans in Detroit can empathize. A year ago the Lions lost their to
Which NFL team represents your Premier League club
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 19 days ago
richer clubs. Fans in Detroit can empathize. A year ago the Lions lost their top three defensive tackles -- Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and C.J. Mosley in free agency. This March, their all-time leading receiver, Calvin Johnson, retired.Stoke City... Read more
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Al.com
Which Alabama high school has the most players in the NFL?Brandon King, safety, Thompson. Practice squad: Vinnie Sunseri, safety, Northri
Which Alabama high school has the most players in the NFL?
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
Brandon King, safety, Thompson. Practice squad: Vinnie Sunseri, safety, Northridge-Tuscaloosa. New Orleans Saints: Nick Fairley, defensive tackle, Williamson; Roman Harper, safety, Prattville. New York Giants: Larry Donnell, tight end,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
2016 Saints, a team in declineRankins needs to be really good once he returns from a broken leg. The other ho
2016 Saints, a team in decline
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 20 days ago
Rankins needs to be really good once he returns from a broken leg. The other hope for the Saints at defensive tackle is Nick Fairley, whose main accomplishment in the NFL appears to be under achievement. That's pretty long list huh? If Saints... Read more
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Al.com
26 former Auburn players on NFL active rosters with season at handTre Mason, running back. New England Patriots: Jonathan Jones, cornerback; Bra
26 former Auburn players on NFL active rosters with season at hand
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
Tre Mason, running back. New England Patriots: Jonathan Jones, cornerback; Brandon King, safety. New Orleans Saints: Nick Fairley, defensive tackle. Reserve/non-football injury: Avery Young, offensive tackle. Oakland Raiders: Daren Bates,... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Saints: rebuilding at 50is the grass still green here? For this year, Payton stocked up on veteran free
Saints: rebuilding at 50
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 21 days ago
is the grass still green here? For this year, Payton stocked up on veteran free agents like defensive tackle Nick Fairley and linebackers James Laurinaitis, Nate Stupar and Craig Robertson, and added even more young defenders,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints' prospects uncertain after two losing seasonsnew faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Natha
Saints' prospects uncertain after two losing seasons
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 days ago
new faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Nathan Stupar; defensive tackles Sheldon Rankins, Nick Fairley and David Onyemata; and defensive backs Vonn Bell, Erik Harris, De'Vante Harris and Ken Crawley. Meanwhile,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saints' prospects uncertain after two losing seasonsnew faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Natha
Saints' prospects uncertain after two losing seasons
The Houma Courier / Posted 21 days ago
new faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Nathan Stupar; defensive tackles Sheldon Rankins, Nick Fairley and David Onyemata; and defensive backs Vonn Bell, Erik Harris, De'Vante Harris and Ken Crawley. Meanwhile,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NFL 2016: Saints' prospects uncertain after 2 losing seasonsnew faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Natha
NFL 2016: Saints' prospects uncertain after 2 losing seasons
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 22 days ago
new faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Nathan Stupar; defensive tackles Sheldon Rankins, Nick Fairley and David Onyemata; and defensive backs Vonn Bell, Erik Harris, De'Vante Harris and Ken Crawley. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
NFL 2016: Saints' prospects uncertain after 2 losing seasonsnew faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Natha
NFL 2016: Saints' prospects uncertain after 2 losing seasons
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 days ago
new faces also include linebackers James Laurinaitis, Craig Robertson and Nathan Stupar; defensive tackles Sheldon Rankins, Nick Fairley and David Onyemata; and defensive backs Vonn Bell, Erik Harris, De'Vante Harris and Ken Crawley. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Los Angeles RamsNew York Giants while Rodney McLeod landed a starting gig with the Philadelphia
Los Angeles Rams
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 22 days ago
New York Giants while Rodney McLeod landed a starting gig with the Philadelphia Eagles. The team also saw defensive lineman Nick Fairley depart to join the New Orleans Saints after one year with the Rams and tight end Jared Cook land in Green Bay... Read more
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FOX News
Lions: 5 most shocking roster cutsTODAY SportsMore from FoxSports Reid really improved last season, getting more
Lions: 5 most shocking roster cuts
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
TODAY SportsMore from FoxSports Reid really improved last season, getting more playing time with Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley departing. He was having a good camp and preseason, so it's surprising to see the Lions release a good, young... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Orleans Saints Preview CapsuleNEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-9) New faces: TE Coby Fleener, LB James Laurinaitis, WR
New Orleans Saints Preview Capsule
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-9) New faces: TE Coby Fleener, LB James Laurinaitis, WR Michael Thomas, DT Sheldon Rankins, DT Nick Fairley, DE Paul Kruger, S Roman Harper, FB John Kuhn. Key losses: WR Marques Colston, CB Keenan Lewis, RT Jahri Evans, TE Ben... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Los Angeles Rams Preview CapsuleTyler Higbee, WR Pharoh Cooper. Key losses: CB Janoris Jenkins, DB Rodney MacL
Los Angeles Rams Preview Capsule
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
Tyler Higbee, WR Pharoh Cooper. Key losses: CB Janoris Jenkins, DB Rodney MacLeod, LB James Laurinaitis, DL Chris Long, DL Nick Fairley, QB Nick Foles. Strengths: Defensive line remains one of NFL's best. Aaron Donald, Robert Quinn, Michael... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn NFL roundup: Young players step up in preseason finalesin Week 4 of the preseason included fullback Jay Prosch and right guard Chad Sl
Auburn NFL roundup: Young players step up in preseason finales
Al.com / Posted 25 days ago
in Week 4 of the preseason included fullback Jay Prosch and right guard Chad Slade of the Houston Texans, defensive tackle Nick Fairley of the New Orleans Saints, right cornerback Neiko Thorpe of the Oakland Raiders and running back Peyton Barber... Read more
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Al.com
College football season is here, know these Las Vegas betting trendsyears," according to the Las Vegas Sun. In fact, The Sun reports not since Aubu
College football season is here, know these Las Vegas betting trends
Al.com / Posted 26 days ago
years," according to the Las Vegas Sun. In fact, The Sun reports not since Auburn was 50-to-1 after losing Cam Newton and Nick Fairley has there been a higher priced defending champ. As far as prop bets, the South Point sports book has the option... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
New Orleans Saintsmidway through the season. He broke the fibula in his left leg during a mid-Aug
New Orleans Saints
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 26 days ago
midway through the season. He broke the fibula in his left leg during a mid-August practice. Since Rankins is out, veteran Nick Fairley will be counted on to start on the d-line. GM Mickey Loomis also acquired Paul Kruger and Chris McCain in trades... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn NFL roundup: Sammie Coates scores first pro touchdown in preseason's third weekDee Ford of the Kansas City Chiefs, left offensive tackle Greg Robinson of the
Auburn NFL roundup: Sammie Coates scores first pro touchdown in preseason's third week
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
Dee Ford of the Kansas City Chiefs, left offensive tackle Greg Robinson of the Los Angeles Rams, defensive tackle Nick Fairley of the Saints, left offensive tackle King Dunlap of the San Diego Chargers and cornerback Chris Davis of the San... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Steelers vs. Saints: What you're saying on social mediaFairley preparing for larger role on defensive lineSaints' Fairley preparing fo
Steelers vs. Saints: What you're saying on social media
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted a month ago
Fairley preparing for larger role on defensive lineSaints' Fairley preparing for larger role on defensive line Nick Fairley hopes to have a huge season in 2016. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Nick Fairley... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans center Greg Mancz: 'I need to improve everything'clearly outplayed former Oakland Raiders lineman Tony Bergstrom. However, Mancz
Texans center Greg Mancz: 'I need to improve everything'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
clearly outplayed former Oakland Raiders lineman Tony Bergstrom. However, Mancz was dominated by Saints defensive lineman Nick Fairley during one play where he busted through him to sack quarterback Brock Osweiler. Mancz's work ethic and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Saints' Fairley preparing for larger role on defensive lineMETAIRIE, La. (AP) — Nick Fairley hopes a combination of experience, good healt
Saints' Fairley preparing for larger role on defensive line
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Nick Fairley hopes a combination of experience, good health and happiness in his personal life helps him realize his yet-to-be-fulfilled potential as an NFL defensive lineman. If so, it could provide a considerable boost to a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Nick Fairley is in ‘a good state of mind’ with SaintsMETAIRIE, La. – Nick Fairley hopes that a combination of experience, good healt
Nick Fairley is in ‘a good state of mind’ with Saints
Detroit Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
METAIRIE, La. – Nick Fairley hopes that a combination of experience, good health and happiness in his personal life helps him realize his yet-to-be-fulfilled potential as an NFL defensive lineman. If so, it could provide a considerable boost to a... Read more
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Al.com
Nick Fairley suddenly carrying heavier load for New Orleans Saints' defenseThe New Orleans Saints' offseason signing of Nick Fairley took on added importa
Nick Fairley suddenly carrying heavier load for New Orleans Saints' defense
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
The New Orleans Saints' offseason signing of Nick Fairley took on added importance last week. After adding the former Auburn standout through free agency in March, the Saints used the 12th pick of the NFL Draft in April on Louisville's Sheldon... Read more
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