Upset by news reports that starting middle linebacker Stewart Bradley could miss the season with a knee injury, Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid said he’s not talking about it.
The Eagles confirmed that Bradley suffered a knee injury in practice Sunday. On Monday, reports surfaced that the third-year pro has a torn ACL and is likely lost for the season.
After practice, Reid criticized the media instead of discussing the injury. He said some reporters violated his “pact” with them, which Reid said dictates that reporters ask only him about team injuries, not players or other team personnel.
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Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch’s three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy will stand, the league announced. … Carolina Panthers starting defensive tackle Maake Kemoeatu is likely lost for the season because of a torn right Achilles tendon. … Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Early Doucet went down with a sprained left shoulder making a spectacular catch during practice. … Cincinnati Bengals tight end Reggie Kelly ruptured his Achilles tendon and is expected to be sidelined for at least six months. … Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth’s knee kept him from a full practice for the second straight day. … Quarterback Carson Palmer practiced again with the Cincinnati Bengals after missing two practices because of bronchitis. … Two first-round draft picks signed: Denver Broncos defensive lineman Robert Ayers and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin.