Saints release Nick Fairley with non-football illness designation

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Nick Fairley
Nick Fairley (#90) played for the Saints in the 2016 season (Photo: Parker Waters).

Nick Fairley’s future in the NFL is still undetermined.

What is certain is that he is no longer a member of the Saints. New Orleans cut the defensive tackle on Monday with a non-football illness designation, ending his tenure with the team.

It is still unclear if the Saints will recoup the money paid to Fairley last offseason. Grievances have been filed by both parties over his the guarantees in his contract. Read more from The Advocate.

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