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Damon Arnette and Kendall Sheffield started at corner with Ward out, while true freshman Jeffrey Okudah rotated in and played in nickel packages.
How the Colts replace Hairston is unclear, but the Colts could move outside corner Kenny Moore into the slot when the team switches to a nickel defense, likely with Chris Milton filling in for Moore on the outside.
Year-to-date, copper prices have gained 19%, nickel is up 8.5% and cobalt has more than doubled, according to FactSet.
Texas A&M nickel back Deshawn Capers-Smith was in position to intercept it.
The Bengals had some success running at Jalen Reeves-Maybin in the Lions’ nickel package.
Also on the commodity front, mining activity decreased, 0.8%, after six straight months of growth, on weakness focused in copper, nickel and zinc extraction.
To bolster depth in the secondary, the Saints signed cornerback Sterling Moore, who can contribute in the team's nickel package.
While the Browns cornerbacks were playing 10 yards off their receivers, the Ravens and Flacco were nickel-and-diming them on short outs or square-in patterns.
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