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Week 12 Sunday Injury Recap
Philip Gentles
November 26, 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.

Marc Bulger, QB, STL
Bruised Ribs - Left game in the first half but he returned after missing just one series. The severity of the injury is currently unknown but it doesn't appear to be serious.

Dallas Clark, TE, IND
Sprained Knee - Left game in the first half and did not return. The severity of the injury is unknown and his status for Week 13 has yet to be determined.

Chris Perry, RB, CIN
Broken Leg - Was carted off the field in the first half and he did not return. X-rays revealed a broken bone in his leg and according to reports he will likely miss the remainder of the regular season.

Frank Gore, RB, SF
Ankle Injury - Gore rolled his ankle in the fourth quarter and underwent X-rays after the game. The results have not been released but team officials are calling the injury a bruise. His status for Week 13 is currently unknown.

Troy Polamalu, DB, PIT
Knee Injury - During the post-game press conference head coach Bill Cowher said that Polamalu suffered a serious knee injury. He did not say how or when the injury occurred but he indicated that he could be out for a long time.

Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
Chest Injury - Was hurt in the second quarter and briefly left the game. But he was able to return to the field and finish the first half. The severity if the injury is currently unknown but it doesn't appear to be serious.

Junior Seau, LB, NE
Fractured Arm - Was helped off the field after injuring arm in the first half. The Patriots have not commented on his injury but his arm was definitely deformed indicating a fracture. The severity of the injury is currently unknown but it appears to be very serious and it could possibly end his 2006 season.

Jeremy Shockey, TE, NYG
Dislocated Finger - Shockey dislocated his left ring finger during pre-game warmups and he was taken to the locker room where the dislocation was reduced. According to reports bone actually broke the skin and he required several stitches to close the wound. X-rays were taken and while the results have not been released he was cleared to play in the game against the Titans. His status for Week 13 is currently unknown.

Hines Ward, WR, PIT
Hyperextended Knee - He apparently aggravated his knee during the game and it was apparently sore and swollen in the locker room afterwards. His status for Week 13 is currently unknown.