QB Trent Edwards (concussion), DT Kyle Williams (knee), S Donte Whitner (ankle), WR James Hardy (knee) and RB Corey
McIntyre (ankle) are all out.
Dillon - can he improve upon his rookie season, which included 1,129 yards rushing, most of them in the second half of the year, and a 246-yard game that broke Jim Brown's rookie record?
Coach Bill Belichick 2005 10-6 QB Tom Brady RB Corey
Top newcomers: RB Corey
Neal, WR Clifford Johnson, OL David Solis, WR Craig Hall.
Dillon is back to fitness but will have a tough job dislodging the in-form Rudi Johnson.
Bengals RB Corey
Dillon should return after a groin injury.
Marty Schottenheimer's Chargers, as the Broncos shut down Bengals RB Corey
Dillon has 1,000 rushing yards for the sixth year in a row.
Dillon is only the sixth player in history to rush for 1,000 yards in his first five seasons.
Dillon has expressed frustration at the club's tenth losing year out of 11.
Bengals: Won four of their last five games against the Lions but there were worrying signs of a rift developing between key men - namely QB Jon Kitna and RB Corey
Dillon - in last week's blow-out loss to Chicago.