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Archive for Monday, December 9, 2002

Saints’ Brooks leaves with injured shoulder

December 9, 2002

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Aaron Brooks reaggravated a right shoulder injury in Sunday's 37-25 win over the Baltimore Ravens and left as a precaution in the third quarter. Brooks was removed after being sacked on two of three plays and was replaced by Jake Delhomme.

San Francisco running back Garrison Hearst didn't play in the second half against Dallas because of a hyperextended left knee.

Offensive tackle Eric Heitman broke his right hand and will have surgery this week. Kick returner Jimmy Williams injured his left knee in the first quarter and is scheduled for an examination today.

After the Titans beat the Colts, Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher acknowledged that receiver Kevin Dyson would miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his right hamstring last week. Also, Titans left guard Zach Piller injured his left calf late in the second quarter against Indianapolis.

Colts quarterback Peyton Manning had some swelling in his right knee after the game and said he will have it checked by the team doctor.

Green Bay running back Ahman Green (knee), flanker Terry Glenn (tailbone), cornerback Tyrone Williams (hamstring) and nose tackle Gilbert Brown (ankle) were all sidelined against Minnesota.

Tampa Bay's John Lynch left the Bucs' game against Atlanta with a neck strain in the first quarter and did not return.

Rams LB Tommy Polley is out for the remainder of the season with a sprained ankle. Redskins quarterback Danny Wuerffel sprained his right shoulder in the third quarter against the New York Giants .

Steelers tackle Wayne Gandy left in the fourth quarter against the Texans with a calf injury that required a postgame MRI. Texans receiver Jermaine Lewis left the game with a sprained ankle.

Jets TE Chris Baker hurt his neck and shoulder against the Broncos. Eagles cornerback Bobby Taylor sustained a concussion on his second interception against the Seahawks.

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