Nick Fairley

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Kristian Garic
March 15, 2018 - 3:23 pm
The Saints are getting $3 million of cap space back today due to returned bonuses from defensive tackle Nick Fairley's contract. Fairley signed a four year contract that had $8 million dollars in up front money before an off-season physical revealed a heart condition which forced him to miss the...
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Kristian Garic
March 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints agreed to terms on a 2 year contract on Tuesday worth $50 million with $27 million guaranteed. Brees' base salary for 2018 is $10.2 million with a $10.5 million dollar bonus. Brees also has $3.3 million in bonuses which he is likely to achieve. Brees also has a...
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Nick Fairley New Orleans Saints
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Kristian Garic
February 05, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Saints have released veteran defensive tackle Nick Fairley with a non-football injury designation. Fairly spent last season on injured reserve after an off-season physical revealed a heart issue that threatened his life if he continued to play. The Saints were forced to make this decision now...
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Kenny Vaccaro
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Seth Dunlap
January 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
The Saints are in a great position heading into the offseason . They have most of their young core locked down for years to come, quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t look like age has slowed him down, and their salary cap situation is finally tenable. Yet even the best situations come with tough...
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Steve Geller
July 29, 2017 - 5:42 pm
The first padded practice of training camp is the first real glimpse of football this offseason. Leading up to “thump day,” players are running around in helmets, t-shirts and shorts. Defensive coordinator Dennis Allen spoke to the media following the day’s session. “I think there’s a heightened...
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Kristian Garic
July 18, 2017 - 7:57 am
So many questions, so many days to ponder the questions surrounding the Saints. The Black and Gold have a lot to answer if they want to climb out of the 7-9 rut that has saddled them for three straight seasons. Are the Saints a playoff team? That question won't be answered for some time in the...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:59 pm
Jordan Fiegel reporting Saints training camp is right around the corner. It starts on July 26th, and the first practice open to the public is on July 29th. After three straight 7-9 campaigns, the team has plenty of questions going into the 2017 season. WWL's Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister is...
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Nick Fairley New Orleans Saints
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Deke Bellavia
June 26, 2017 - 5:49 pm
The news came down Monday and it was not good. “I’m still depressed. Losing any player is difficult for a team to overcome in many ways. But when you lose one of your best players it magnifies the problem to a greater level of things to overcome.” Those were the words spoken by the Saints' all-time...
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Nick Fairley New Orleans Saints
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Chris Miller
June 26, 2017 - 3:47 pm
The New Orleans Saints have placed defensive tackle Nick Fairley on the "Non-Football Injury," or NFI, list. The team recently disclosed doctors discovered a heart condition in Fairley that threatens his career. "That means that in all likelihood, he's not going to play this year," said WWL Saints...
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