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The Tigers were already without All-American Carlton Davis (illness) and lost starting nickel Jeremiah Dinson to a left ankle injury early in the game.
Hems above the knee or below? Fixtures brass or nickel?
Damon Arnette and Kendall Sheffield started, and freshman Jeffrey Okudah played the most he's played at corner all season, rotating in with the two starters and playing in nickel situations.
The Trump administration moved Friday to renew leases for a copper and nickel mining operation on the border of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, reversing a decision made in the final weeks of Barack Obama's tenure in office.
The winners of the races are awarded $1,500 in nickels.
As of this season, each game ball has a nickel-size chip made by Zebra Technologies that gathers data on the speed and flight of the ball.
But that was not enough to make up for the overall loss of Venezuelan oil subsidies, low sugar and nickel prices, and damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
Those factors might have Seattle playing more base defense and less nickel (Wilhoite comes off when the Seahawks go to five defensive backs).
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