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Liskiewitz: Fairley Provides Versatility

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What will Nick Fairley bring to the table? And what about those predraft concerns? Draft expert Josh Liskiewitz answers those questions and more in his analysis on Detroit Lions rookie Nick Fairley.

Despite having 2010 defensive rookie of the year Ndamukong Suh in the fold (not to mention 2009 pick Sammie Lee Hill and highly productive 3-technique Corey Williams),  the Lions wisely stuck to their board and drafted Auburn DT Nick Fairley with the 13th pick of the 2011 draft on Thursday.  As late as February, Fairley was being projected by some as the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, so... Recommended Stories