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Nebraska's Pierson-El could play some at Illinois

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  • Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. -- De'Mornay Pierson-El, the dynamic punt returner who has been out since the preseason with a foot injury, will return to practice this week and might play a limited role in Saturday's Big Ten opener at Illinois.

Coach Mike Riley said Monday the rest of his injury report was filled with uncertainty.