Nick Fairley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Saints Don’t Expect Nick Fairley Return

    The Advocate "The New Orleans Saints do not want to rule out a miraculous return for defensive tackle Nick Fairley, but the reality is that the team does not expect Fairley's heart condition to change to the point where he'd be able to return to the field. Fairley was placed on the reserve/non-football..." July 27

  • Saints looking at ways to recoup guaranteed money owed to Nick Fairley

    Sportsnaut "On Monday, Nick Fairley got some very tough news when the New Orleans Saints placed him on the NFI list due to a heart condition that could force him to retire. It’s particularly frustrating considering Fairley worked his butt off last year and had one of his best seasons as a professional. He..." June 27

  • Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI list, ending his season "Nick Fairley's 2017 season is over before it started, and his career could be in jeopardy. The New Orleans Saints placed the defensive lineman on the reserve/non-football-injury list, the team announced on Monday. The move comes after Fairley consulted with several doctors regarding a heart..." June 26

  • Payton: Nick Fairley to get third opinion on heart issue "The future of New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley remains up in the air. Last week it was revealed that the former first-round pick had been away from organized team activities after medical tests regarding a heart condition put his status in question. On Thursday, Saints coach..." June 08

  • Report: Saints’ Nick Fairley has career-threatening heart condition

    Pro Football Talk "Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley has missed Organized Team Activities this week, reportedly because of a potentially serious health concern. Jennifer Hale‏ of FOX Sports reports that Fairley underwent tests that show heart trouble that could jeopardize his career. Mike Garafolo of FOX..." June 04