A handful of tweets confirmed Fairley's presence at Tuesday's OTAs:
#Lions DT Nick Fairley buzzing across the field with his arms spread like an airplane. He's having fun— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) May 29, 2012
Nick Fairley is also participating in practice.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) May 29, 2012
Fairley, who played college ball at Auburn, played in 10 games in his 2011 rookie campaign.