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Week 9 Sunday Injury Recap
Philip Gentles
November 5, 2006

The following is a brief recap of all the injuries occurring during the Sunday games. A complete detailed injury report will be published on Tuesday.

Bernard Berrian, WR, CHI
Bruised Ribs - Left game in the first quarter and did not return. He was taken to the locker room where X-rays were negative. The severity of the injury is currently unknown.

Kevin Curtis, WR, STL
Chest - Took a shot to the chest on the last play of the game. It appears to be a bruise at this point but will have X-rays to make sure that's all it is.

Donnie Edwards, LB, SD
Unspecified Leg Injury - Left game in the first half but he was able to return in the third quarter. Severity of the injury is currently unknown.

Ian Gold, LB, DEN
Hamstring - Had to leave the game and did not return. Severity of the injury is currently unknown.

Steven Jackson, RB, STL
Dislocated Finger - Left game in the first half but he was able to return after having the dislocated finger put back in place. He went on to have a monster game so the injury does not appear to be serious.

Greg Jennings, WR, GB
Sprained Ankle - Left game in the second half after aggravating his injured ankle. Severity of the injury is currently unknown.

Kevin Mathis, DB, ATL
Unspecified Neck Injury - Was secured to a spineboard and carted off the field after hurting his neck on the opening kickoff. He has regained the feeling and movement in his arms and legs but the severity of the injury is currently unknown.

Willis McGahee, RB, BUF
Bruised Ribs / Potential Knee Injury - Was carted to the locker room in the first quarter with what looked like a knee injury and he did not return. He reportedly had his ribs X-rayed while in the locker room, which were negative, and there has been no mention about his knee. Severity and nature of the injury is currently unknown.

Jerious Norwood , RB, ATL
Knee - Left the game with an unspecified knee injury and did not return. He's scheduled for an MRI exam on Monday to determine the extent of the injury.

Josh Reed, WR, BUF
Bruised Kidney - Left game in the first half and did not return. The injury is being reported as a bruised kidney but the severity is currently unknown.

Michael Strahan, DL, NYG
Sprained Foot - Left game in the second quarter and did no return. X-rays done in the locker room after the game were negative but he has been diagnosed with a midfoot sprain and he has been placed in a protective walking boot. His status for Week 10 is in question.

Brian Urlacher, LB, CHI
Unspecified Foot Injury - Left game late in the fourth quarter and did not return. Severity of the injury is currently unknown.