March 30, 2007

Friday Practice Insider: Injuries piling up

Separated shoulder halts Parker's spring (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

After wide receiver Preston Parker turned a short pass into a long gain at Wednesday's scrimmage, he met up with an unlikely defender - defensive lineman Andre Fluellen. Fluellen had sprinted all the way downfield to make the tackle, the hit that ultimately separated Parker's shoulder slightly and brought to a halt Parker's exciting spring.

"When I hit the ground, my shoulder drove into the ground and then (Fluellen) drove into me at the same time," Parker said. "I asked him when we were eating, 'What're you doing downfield?'"

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