|Title||NFL notebook: Nick Fairley won’t play for Saints in 2017|
|Description||meaning the 2016 starter is out for this season.,General Manager Mickey Loomis said Monday that Fairley has been placed on the team’s reserve list with a nonfootball illness designation
The 6-foot-4, after which he signed a four-year extension worth up to $28 million., 308-pound Fairley had a career-best six sacks for the Saints last season
symptoms related to an enlarged heart caused Fairley to miss offseason practices and minicamp while he saw specialists to determine whether playing football would be an undue health risk.,However
Saints Coach Sean Payton has said at least one specialist recommended that the 29-year-old Fairley – a former Auburn star and 2011 first-round draft pick by Detroit – give up football. Payton also mentioned that he wanted to be sure Fairley wouldn’t return unless he was confident enough in his health to play to his full potential.
“The most important thing right now in our mind is his well-being, when Fairley’s status for this season was still in doubt.,” Payton said earlier this month
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Fairley was credited with nine tackles for losses and 22 quarterback hits.,In addition to his career-high sacks last season
Fairley’s absence is the second recent blow to a team trying to break out of a rut of mediocrity that has produced three straight 7-9 seasons. Little more than a week ago, the Saints learned that their highest-paid offensive lineman, needed shoulder surgery that would sideline him 4 to 6 months, left tackle Terron Armstead, or at least about half of the regular season.
PANTHERS: Quarterback Cam Newton said on Twitter that he threw his first passes since surgery in March for a partially torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
and barring setbacks should be ready for the start of the season.,Newton is on schedule to participate in the team’s training camp in July
The Panthers released a short black-and-white video of Newton throwing in the team’s locker room.
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