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Posted on: September 13, 2011 7:16 pm
 

Report: Marcus Easley has heart ailment

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The Bills ended receiver Marcus Easley’s season Tuesday by placing him on the Injured Reserve list with what the team is terming an illness. And it sounds serious.

EasleyAccording to a Buffalo News source, Easley has been diagnosed with a heart ailment. We don’t know the exact diagnosis, and we don’t know if his ailment is career threatening.
 
But we do know that a heart issue is an awfully scary circumstance, and obviously, placing him on IR was the only sane and safe thing to do while doctors determine Easley’s next course of action.

Easley left practice two days before Buffalo’s Week 1 win against the Chiefs with an illness, and free agent receiver Ruvell Martin was signed today to take Easley’s roster spot. On Monday, coach Chan Gailey said he’d rather have Easley -- who missed his entire rookie season last year with a knee injury -- disclose his illness rather than the team.

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Posted on: August 12, 2010 10:13 am
 

Hot Routes 8.12.10: injuries, absences and morons

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USA Today reports that people living in the New York and New England area will get a chance to see the September 2 Patriots-Giants preseason game in 3D. No word on when fans will get a chance to see NFL starters in 3D.

Bills fourth-round rookie receiver Marcus Easley will indeed need knee surgery. Easley's 2010 season is over. Also, wideout James Hardy is out 7-10 due to injury. This likely means that Steve Johnson will capture Buffalo’s No. 2 receiver job.


Something people need to realize about the story of the fan who was told to remove his McNabb jersey at Eagles camp: that “fan” had a guest to be at practice. Team-issued credentials usually carry the unwritten – though sometimes written – rule of not wearing NFL apparel with them. And, the fan gladly removed his jersey and bought a Kevin Kolb jersey later in the day. In other words, this whole thing is no big deal.


Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis had this to say about super talented right tackle Andre Smith: “Andre’s doing OK. That’s not a well, that’s not a jumping jack. That’s not a backflip, he’s doing OK."


Michael Crabtree strained his neck in yesterday’s practice. It happened when Crabtree went up for a ball and came down hard on his back. No word yet on the severity.

Brad Childress still doesn’t know when Percy Harvin will return.

Since we’re on the Vikings, we’ll just get this over with for today: Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre…undecided.

Ladies and gentleman….Martellus Bennett: "What really counts is the season,” Bennett, who is sitting out with an injury, recently told Tim MacMahon of ESPNDallas.com. “S***, I had a hell of a preseason last year. That s*** didn’t mean nothing. I had 300 yards or whatever in three games, but that doesn’t mean nothing. But what really counts is the season, not the preseason or whatever. I just want to get to the season and do my job."

Former Cowboys first-round pick Bobby Carpenter can’t even keep a starting job in St. Louis. Larry Grant has supplanted Carpenter at weakside linebacker.

 
 
 
 
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