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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Michael Vick(notes) got a warning from teammate DeSean Jackson(notes) right before he was injured.“I told him: ‘Don’t take no hits like that. We can’t afford you taking hits,”’ Jackson said. “He’s just trying to make things happen.” Vick didn’t listen, and he ended up with a rib cartilage injury that may force him to miss at least Philadelphia’s next game at San Francisco. If Vick can’t play, Kevin Kolb(notes) gets another chance to prove he can be the No. 1 quarterback. Kolb began the season as Donovan McNabb’s(notes) successor, but lost his job when he sustained a concussion in Week 1 and Vick played exceptional in his absence. The offense struggled without Vick in Philadelphia's 17-12 loss to McNabb and the Redskins on Sunday. The Eagles (2-2) now travel to face a desperate 49ers team ... read more

Central America Caribbean » Anguilla » Dog Island September 24th 2010

SAN DIEGO (AP)—Chargers running back Ryan Mathews(notes) missed his second straight practice Thursday with a high ankle sprain.The rookie’s prospects of playing decrease with every missed practice, making it less likely he’ll be available for Sunday’s game at Seattle. The fact that Mathews is sitting out two days is not a good sign he will play Sunday. Mathews was optimistic Wednesday that he could play against the Seahawks. Yet, the Chargers are likely going to be very cautious with Mathews. He said Sunday he could have returned to the game but the Chargers were blowing out the Jaguars.“I can play,” Mathews said. “There’s a difference between being hurt and being injured. I can play in pain. It may be a bit uncomfortable, but as long as my bone’s not sticking through the skin, I’m good to ... read more

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