Saints sign defensive lineman Nick Fairley

Saints sign defensive lineman Nick Fairley

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Saints announced the signing of defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a one-year deal on Monday.

Fairley played with the St. Louis Rams last season, finishing with 29 tackles and 0.5 sack.

The defensive lineman from Auburn was drafted by Detroit in 2011 and played four seasons with the Lions. In 2013, Fairley's most productive season, he started 15 games, recorded 39 tackles and six sacks.

Even with the addition of Fairley, the team is still expected to look for help on the defensive line in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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