TE Pettigrew active for Lions, RB Bush still out
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is active for the Detroit Lions after missing one game with a foot injury, while running back Reggie Bush is out for the second game in a row with an ankle injury.
Detroit also was without defensive tackle Nick Fairley for the third straight game and guard Larry Warford for the second consecutive game, both with knee injuries.
New England defensive end Chandler Jones is sidelined for the fourth game with a hip injury.
The other inactive players for the Lions (7-3) are quarterback Kellen Moore, defensive end Larry Webster, wide receiver Ryan Broyles and tight end Kellen Davis.
For the Patriots (8-2), offensive linemen Cameron Fleming and Jordan Devey, wide receiver Aaron Dobson, running back James White, defensive lineman Dominique Easley and defensive back Malcolm Butler are inactive.
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