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Lions won't have Buchanon at CB

Posted by ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert

Here’s a bad sign for a Detroit defense that will need every advantage Sunday at New Orleans: Cornerback Phillip Buchanon won’t play because of a neck injury. Eric King will start in Buchanon’s place.

Buchanon intercepted Saints quarterback Drew Brees twice in a game last season while playing for Tampa Bay. Here’s the full report from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of the Detroit Free Press.