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Fall's colors: Black and blue

Week 1's injury list is a reminder about how important durability is in a long season

Originally Published: September 17, 2010
By Adam Schefter | ESPN.com

Just as the NFL season is under way, so is the war of attrition. Once again, there are reminders that this isn't just about talent; this is about health.

Already the Detroit Lions have lost their franchise quarterback, Matthew Stafford, to a separated shoulder.

The Green Bay Packers lost starting running back Ryan Grant to a torn ligament in his ankle.

The Philadelphia Eagles lost Pro Bowl fullback Leonard Weaver and center Jamaal Jackson to season-ending injuries.

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