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Brady suffers knee sprain

Thu., Aug. 15, 2013

A person familiar with the injury says Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sprained his left knee in a practice Wednesday and his return is day to day.

The two-time league MVP limped off the field midway through New England’s joint practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Left tackle Nate Solder was pushed into Brady by Tampa Bay defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Brady rocked backward on the ground and held his left knee. He went to the sideline, then returned for a few more plays and left the field under his own power.

An MRI on the knee was negative.

Quick kicks

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has been arrested on a warrant alleging he failed to appear in court on a traffic misdemeanor. … Raiders starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season. … Browns running back Montario Hardesty will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, his latest medical setback. … St. Louis Rams outside linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. … Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter had his contract terminated after losing his training-camp struggle for a job to rookie Caleb Sturgis. … Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton will miss Friday’s exhibition game against Buffalo after having an emergency appendectomy. … 49ers defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs has been suspended for Week 1 for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.


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