Third-placed Brighton & Hove Albion travel to Pride Park on Saturday looking to keep up with the Championship's early pace setters.
The Rams will still be without Jamie Ward, who is suffering with a pulled hamstring.
Derby have not beaten the Seagulls at home since winning 3-0 in November 2004.
Derby: Fielding; Brayford, Keogh, Buxton, Roberts; Coutts, Hendrick, Bryson, Hughes; Robinson, Sammon
Brighton: Kuszczak; Saltor, Greer, Hammond, El-Abd; Barnes, Orlandi, LuaLua, Bridcutt; Bridge, Buckley
Sports Mole says: 2-0