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Sunday Evening Injury Recap - Week 9
Philip Gentles
November 4, 2007

The following is a brief recap of the injuries occurring during Sunday games. A complete detailed injury report (Training Room Injury Report) will be published on Tuesday.

Shaun Alexander, RB, SEA
Undisclosed Knee - Alexander missed time in the first quarter and sat out down the stretch due to problems with his knee. According to HC Holmgren it was "twisted" and then "stiffened up on him" as the game wore on. He'll be x-rayed and re-examined on Monday to determine the severity of the injury. His status for week 10 is unknown.

David Carr, QB, CAR
Undisclosed Lower Back Injury - Carr left Sunday's game after hurting his lower back and did not return. The severity of the injury and his status for Week 10 is unknown.

Jay Cutler, QB, DEN
Hairline Leg Fracture - Cutler injured his leg and had to leave the game. He was seen standing on the sideline during the second half however the Broncos are reportedly concerned that he may have suffered a hairline fracture that would keep him out for several weeks. He's scheduled to undergo additional tests on Monday to confirm the nature and severity of the injury.

Anthony Gonzalez, WR, IND
Finger - Gonzalez suffered a dislocated thump on the first play of the game Sunday and was very limited and ineffective for the remainder of the game. His injury will be looked at more extensively on Monday and his status for week 10 is unknown.

Ryan Grant, RB, GB
Concussion - Grant left the game in the fourth quarter and did not return. Team officials said after the game that he might have suffered a concussion, however the severity of the injury and his status for week 10 is unknown.

Ahman Green, RB, HOU
Undisclosed Knee Injury - Green left the game in the first half and did not return. The team did not say whether the injury is related to his previous knee problems and his status for their next game is currently unknown.

Travis Henry, RB, DEN
Undisclosed Leg Injury - Henry left the game in the fourth quarter after suffering an undisclosed leg injury and he did not return. There are also reports that he may have aggravated his rib injury. So far the exact nature of his injury and his status for Week 10 is unknown.

Tavaris Jackson, QB, MIN
Undisclosed Neck/Back Injury - Jackson was carted off the field after hurting his upper back and neck and did not return. The severity of the injury and his status for week 10 is unknown.

Quentin Jammer, DB, SD
Strained Hamstring - Jammer pulled his hamstring in the second quarter and had to leave the field. He did not return to the game and the injury may be related to a hamstring strain that occurred last week. The severity of the injury and his status for Week 10 is unknown.

Chad Johnson, WR, CIN
Undisclosed Neck Injury - Johnson injured his neck in the fourth quarter and had to be secured to a spine board and carted off the field. He was taken to a local hospital as a precaution and the good news is that the CT scan showed nothing serious and he has full movement in all of his extremities. The nature of his injury and his status for Week 10 is currently unknown.

Larry Johnson, RB, KC
Sprained Ankle - Johnson had to be helped off the field after hurting his ankle in the fourth quarter. He did not return to the game. The severity of the injury and his status for week 10 is currently unknown.

Jerious Norwood, RB, ATL
Ankle - Norwood missed time in the first quarter with an ankle injury but came back after only one series. He re-injured the ankle, however, in the third quarter and didn't return. He'll be re-evaluated on Monday.

Dunta Robinson, DB, HOU
Torn ACL - Robinson will miss the remainder of the year after tearing the ACL in his knee. X-rays reportedly indicated damage to the anterior cruciate ligament and he is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday to confirm the nature of the injury.

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