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Nick Fairley debuts vs. Bears

Updated: October 11, 2011, 8:55 AM ET
ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Detroit rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley made his NFL debut in the Lions' 24-13 win Monday night over the Chicago Bears

Fairley had missed the season's first four games because of a left foot injury.

Fairley, a first-round draft pick from Auburn, had surgery on his foot early in training camp. He was at practice last week, but coach Jim Schwartz was noncommittal about whether he would be able to contribute against the Bears.

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