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Fairley Out for 2017 Due to Heart Issue – New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley was placed on season-ending injured reserve Monday, and his career appears to be in jeopardy because of a heart issue. Fairley, 29, has consulted with at least three specialists this offseason, at least one of which suggested he should no longer play football, according to Saints coach Sean Payton. Payton recently said that both Fairley and the team were waiting on the results of a third opinion. It’s unclear what those results were. But ultimately, the Saints did not want to risk putting Fairley on the field this season.

 

Vikings’ Floyd Gets 1 Day in Jail for ViolationMinnesota Vikings receiver Michael Floyd was sentenced Monday to one day in jail and will have to complete the final five days of his house arrest after a Scottsdale City Court judge found that Floyd violated the terms of his house arrest, which stemmed from a December arrest on DUI charges. A review of alcohol monitoring reports indicated that Floyd missed a test, as well as the presence of alcohol in several tests. Floyd will serve his day in jail starting Monday at 9 p.m. ET. He’ll begin the five days of his house arrest Wednesday.

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