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Detroit could be without top two D-tackles

Nick Fairley (Jerry Lai/US Presswire)

Detroit was pinning its defensive hopes on a strong interior defensive line. Ndamukong Suh is suspended for Sunday's game and Nick Fairley is struggling with a foot injury.

Every time rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley appears on the verge of a breakout performance, his surgically repaired left foot begins sending pain signals to his brain. He had made three tackles and a sack by the end of the first quarter Sunday, but as he was walking to the other end of the field between quarters, he began to limp noticeably. He was eventually removed from the field...

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