Marijuana charge dropped against Lions' Fairley

Updated: December 4, 2012, 4:02 PM ET
Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. -- A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.

Defense attorney Sid Harrell said the charge was dismissed on Tuesday. Judge Matt Greene agreed with prosecutors that there wasn't enough evidence to show partially smoked marijuana cigarettes found in Fairley's vehicle on April 3 belonged to the former first-round pick out of Auburn.

Harrell says Fairley passed a drug test Tuesday, is tested several ...

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