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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Bills Injury Update: Fred Jackson, Ron Brooks

By on 10/07/2014 01:51:00 PM

The Buffalo Bills won their game on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans 17-14, although the Bills had a few injuries to report. Fred Jackson has a right ankle sprain, but says he should be fine. This was according to a tweet from ESPN Buffalo Bills' reporter Mike Rodak.

The Buffalo Bills' defensive back, Ron Brooks, suffered a neck injury in the first half against the Lions. Brooks was unable to return to Buffalo with the team due to being admitted overnight to a local hospital for further observation, as posted by Chris Brown on

Fred Jackson was heard on a local Buffalo sports radio station saying himself and his teammates are praying for Brooks. He did add that initial signs look promising.

"In talking to our staff, they did do some CT scans and they were all negative," said Jackson. "It all looks good right now, but you just never know. As a team, we're praying for him and hoping for the best. I think we will find out more when we have our team meetings and they'll give us an update. Hopefully he continues to progress well and he's out of there later today."

The defensive back was able to wave his hand while being taken off of the field on Sunday. The team is hoping for the best-case scenario for Brooks in terms of this serious injury. There will be more updates released all week on the condition of Ron Brooks. As for Fred Jackson, he is more focused on his teammates injury and said he should be fine this week.

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