Jake Buxton comes back into the reckoning for Derby as they prepare to host managerless Cardiff.
Buxton served a one-match suspension on Wednesday night against Blackburn, following his red card in the draw with rivals Nottingham Forest.
Zak Whitbread started in his absence as one of three changes made by Rams head coach Steve McClaren at Ewood Park. Elsewhere, Cyrus Christie and Jamie Ward came in for Ryan Shotton and Johnny Russell.
Ward looks set to keep his place after scoring twice against Rovers...