Super Bowl injury central

Originally Published: February 5, 2005
ESPN.com

The NFL released its official injury report Wednesday. The players below are listed according to their status. Check back frequently for injury updates heading into Super Bowl XXXIX:

Questionable

TERRELL OWENS, WR, PHILADELPHIA
Owens INJURY: Sprained right ankle/broken right fibula
WHEN OCCURRED: Dec. 19 vs. Dallas
NORMAL RECOVERY TIME: 8-10 weeks
THE LATEST: Owens plans to play without ankle guards. But he has been catching long passes during practice, and the Patriots expect him to be a handful on Sunday. Story
  • More on Owens
  • Probable

    JON RUNYAN, OT, PHILADELPHIA
    Runyan INJURY: Knee
    WHEN OCCURRED: Unknown
    THE LATEST: Runyan has been nursing a sprained knee, but he has started 143 consecutive games. The left tackle will need plenty of mobility to protect Donovan McNabb's back side Sunday.
  • More on Runyan
  • MARK SIMONEAU, LB, PHILADELPHIA
    Simoneau INJURY: Strained ankle ligament
    WHEN OCCURRED: Jan. 2 vs. Cincinnati
    NORMAL RECOVERY TIME: 3-6 weeks
    THE LATEST: Simoneau has been taking part in practice and may even start in the Super Bowl. He missed the Eagles' two playoff victories. Story
  • More on Simoneau
  • L.J. SMITH, TE, PHILADELPHIA
    Smith INJURY: Back
    WHEN OCCURRED: Unknown
    THE LATEST: Smith has had recurring lower-back problems in recent years. He'll have to play a significant role in the absence of Chad Lewis, who will miss the Super Bowl with a broken foot sustained in the NFC championship game.
  • More on Smith
  • Not Listed

    RICHARD SEYMOUR, DL, NEW ENGLAND
    Seymour INJURY: Slight MCL tear in left knee
    WHEN OCCURRED: Dec. 26 at NY Jets
    NORMAL RECOVERY TIME: 3-6 weeks
    THE LATEST: Seymour is practicing with a brace on his left knee, but he had his best practice of the week Friday and has been cleared to play. "He's good to go," said head coach Bill Belichick. Story
  • More on Seymour
  • TED JOHNSON, LB, NEW ENGLAND
    Johnson INJURY: Leg
    WHEN OCCURRED: Unknown
    THE LATEST: Johnson, who missed practice Monday with a leg injury, returned to the field Wednesday and did not appear to have any problems. Story
  • More on Johnson
  • Who's Out?

    Philadelphia Eagles
    OT Shawn Andrews (fractured right fibula)
    RB Correll Buckhalter (knee)
    OG Adrien Clarke (hamstring)
    C Dominic Furio (ankle)
    OG Jamaal Jackson (triceps)
    DE N.D. Kalu (knee)
    TE Chad Lewis (foot)
    RB Bruce Perry (shoulder)
    RB Jon Ritchie (knee)
    LB Jason Short (fractured leg)
    RB Thomas Tapeh (dislocated hip)

    New England Patriots
    LB Eric Alexander (ankle)
    OT Tom Ashworth (back)
    DE Rodney Bailey (Achilles)
    TE Zeron Flemister (Achilles)
    LB Dan Klecko (knee)
    OT Adrian Klemm (ankle)
    CB Ty Law (foot)
    CB Tyrone Poole (knee)
    WR P.K. Sam (reserve/suspended list)
    S Guss Scott (knee)
    DT Dana Stubblefield (ankle)
    TE Ben Watson (knee)

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