Lions DT Fairley, TE Pettigrew among inactives

Defensive tackle Nick Fairley and tight end Brandon Pettigrew

were among the inactives for the Detroit Lions against Arizona on


Nose tackle Dan Williams was among the Cardinals’ players

sitting out the game.

Neither Fairley (shoulder) nor Pettigrew (ankle) practiced last

week and both had been listed as doubtful. Sammie Hill started in

place of Fairley and Will Heller was the starting tight end instead

of Pettigrew.

David Carter took over at nose tackle for Williams, who was

limited in practice on Friday with a groin injury and had been

listed as questionable.

Safety James Sanders (calf) and wide receiver Early Doucet

(concussion) also were inactive for Arizona.

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