Green Bay receiver Robert Ferguson temporarily lost feeling in his legs after a vicious clothesline hit by Jacksonville safety Donovin Darius. Ferguson regained feeling on the...

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Green Bay receiver Robert Ferguson temporarily lost feeling in his legs after a vicious clothesline hit by Jacksonville safety Donovin Darius.


Ferguson regained feeling on the way to a hospital after being taken from Green Bay’s Lambeau Field in an ambulance.


Ferguson was diagnosed with a sprained neck, and team trainer Pepper Burruss said the receiver had movement and sensation in his arms and legs last night. Ferguson was admitted to Bellin Hospital for observation overnight.


Philadelphia receiver Terrell Owens could miss at least one game with a sprained right ankle suffered in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys.


Buffalo running back Willis McGahee twisted his surgically rebuilt left knee on a catch and sat out the fourth quarter of the Bills’ 33-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.


Other injuries:


• New Orleans OT Wayne Gandy left in the first quarter with a knee sprain.


• Minnesota LT Bryant McKinnie left a game in Detroit because of back spasms.


• Cleveland DE Kenard Lang sprained his right knee and didn’t play in the second half.


• Denver FB Kyle Johnson left in the second quarter with a left leg injury.


• Houston G Zach Wiegert left in the second quarter with a sprained knee ligament.


• Cincinnati RB Chris Perry was inactive because he aggravated strained abdominal muscles during the week.


Charles Woodson, the Raiders’ four-time Pro Bowl cornerback, sat out with a bone bruise on his right knee. Oakland’s other starting cornerback, Phillip Buchanon, bruised his tailbone in the second quarter against Tennessee.


Jacksonville QB Brian Leftwich bruised his left wrist when he was hit in the second quarter, but he guided the Jaguars to a 28-25 win in Green Bay.


Arizona RB Emmitt Smith left with a sudden migraine headache in the second quarter, but he came back in the second half of the Cardinals’ 31-7 win over the Rams.


New England cornerback Ty Law will not play tonight against the Miami Dolphins. He has missed seven games while recovering from a broken foot.


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Sunday’s Stars
Rushing Att Yds TD
Fred Taylor, Jacksonville 22 165 1
Larry Johnson, Kansas City 30 151 2
Curtis Martin, N.Y. Jets 24 134 2
Michael Pittman, Tampa Bay 24 131 0
Rudi Johnson, Cincinnati 23 130 1
Passing A-C Yds TD
Billy Volek, Tennessee 40-60 492 4
Daunte Culpepper, Minnesota 25-35 404 5
Kerry Collins, Oakland 21-37 371 5
Brett Favre, Green Bay 30-44 367 2
Joey Harrington, Detroit 25-44 361 2
Receiving Rec Yds TD
Drew Bennett, Tennessee 13 160 2
Javon Walker, Green Bay 11 152 0
Jerry Porter, Oakland 8 148 3
Nate Burleson, Minnesota 5 134 2
Derrick Mason, Tennessee 9 121 1

He Said It




“No one ever knows you until you mess up.”
– Don Muhlbach, the Lions’ long snapper whose poor hike on a PAT with eight seconds left sent Detroit to a 28-27 loss.

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By the Numbers


12 San Diego’s Antonio Gates recorded his 12th touchdown catch, tying the NFL record for a season shared by four other tight ends.


88 Randy Moss caught his 88th TD pass, tying Hall of Famer Don Maynard for eighth on the NFL’s career list, and Moss set a Vikings record with his 41st 100-yard game.


100 Green Bay kicker Ryan Longwell became one of three players to reach 100 points in each of his first eight seasons. The others are kickers Jason Elam of Denver and Adam Vinatieri of New England.