Sunday, November 11, 2007

NFL Notes For Week 10 (More Like An Injury Report)

If Vinny Testaverde is okay during warmups, he will start at quarterback for the Panthers when Carolina faces the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, according to's John Clayton. Testaverde, 43, missed practice on Friday when his sore Achilles flared up again. He had practiced on Wednesday and Thursday, experiencing only minor discomfort and appeared ready to make his third start of the season. The 21-year veteran has been battling Achilles tendinitis for the past two weeks. Rookie Matt Moore would likely be Testaverde's backup.

New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress will start in a key NFC East matchup against the rival Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at the Meadowlands, according to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio. Burress, who was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, has not taken part in practice for most of the season while he contends with a nagging right ankle injury he sustained in training camp. He made a rare appearance on Wednesday but did not practice on Thursday.

Colts receiver Marvin Harrison's left knee injury will keep him out of the team's game in San Diego on Sunday night. Harrison didn't make the trip to San Diego on Saturday. He participated in limited practice work this week and was previously listed as questionable for the game.

Titans defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is inactive for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Randy Starks replaced Haynesworth in the starting lineup.

The Cleveland Browns offensive line, which has started the same five players in each of the first eight games, suffered a setback Saturday when right guard Seth McKinney was placed on injured reserve, ending his season. A six-year veteran, McKinney suffered a shoulder injury in last Sunday's overtime victory against the Seattle Seahawks.

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