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2011 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Select Nick Fairley

With the 13th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected defensive lineman Nick Fairley from Auburn.

Assuming Fairley's character issues don't spark up, the combination of Fairley and Ndamukong Suh on a defensive line could be potentially devastating in Detroit. Fairley had been rumored at one point to go as high as No. 1 overall, but character issues and a poor offseason let Fairley slip all the way to 13th.

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