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Darryl Tapp

Lions feel bad for Jordy Nelson, even if injury helps

Darius Slay's job got easier with Sunday's news that Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the season with a reportedly torn anterior cruciate ligament, but the third-year Detroit Lions cornerback said he wishes it weren't the case. "I don't want an easy life for me," Slay said. "I like it rough. I like it hard. I came up in a rough life; I want it to be rough. I love the competition, so I want to compete, so I want the best out there." The Packers released Monday that Nelson suffered a "significant kneed injury" on a noncontact play in the Packers' 24-19 exhibition loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The NFL's...