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    EAST RUTHERFORD, N. Korey Toomer Jersey .J. -- Jay Cutler described the Bears injury epidemic as crazy.It got worse Sunday.Chicago lost 22-16 to the New York Giants, falling to 2-8 in what has become a war of attrition as player after player heads to the sideline. The biggest concern centered on rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd, removed on a stretcher in the fourth quarter with a neck injury.Floyd, the Bears first round draft pick from Georgia, gave a thumbs-up to teammates surrounding him as he left the field.He was taken to a hospital for evaluation and then released. The Bears said he returned to Chicago on Sunday night.Some of his movement looked good or encouraging, but hes going through the necessary tests, Bears coach John Fox said after the loss. It appeared it was on a tackle. Im sure they are evaluating him for a concussion as well. Anytime they bring the cart out and the board out, they have some neck concerns. He seemed to have pretty good movement skills at that point.It was an emotional blow for his teammates on the field.It hit us mentally and physically because he is one of our young bucks, linebacker Pernell McPhee said. Thats one of our playmakers, thats one of the guys we depend on. He is a great guy, so hopefully, its nothing serious. All prayers go out to him and I hope he can be back soon.Floyd was only one name on the lengthy list of Bears injured in the latest loss.Cutler lost one of his key weapons when tight end Zack Miller suffered a possibly broken right foot, his second major injury of the season. Defensive back CreVon LeBlanc is in the concussion protocol and left guard Josh Sitton injured his right ankle.Coming into the game, the Bears were missing right tackle Bobbie Massie (concussion), nose tackle Eddie Goldman (ankle) and defensive end Mitch Unrein (back). Chicago receiver Alshon Jeffery served the first game of a four-game suspension for violating the NFLs policy on performance-enhancing substances. Bears also were missing guard Kyle Long, who was placed on injured reserve last week with ankle and shoulder injuries.Very disappointing, Fox said of the defeat. We did have some injuries. We had some guys step in and did OK. Just not quite well enoughInjuries are a part of the game and every team adopts the next-man-up philosophy. Sometimes the sheer volume of sidelined players becomes overwhelming.Its up there, Fox said when asked to rank this level of attrition in his coaching experience. Ive doing this for a bit, so its hard to remember 27 years ago but its up in the top five, for sure.The injury run leaves Cutler directing a patchwork offense constantly in flux as the injuries pile up.Its hard, the quarterback said. Injuries are part of the game and its a situation where we have to replace them with somebody but its starting to add up.Veteran cornerback Tracy Porter said all the injuries have made it hard for the team to develop and keep its chemistry.Injuries can devastate a team, but we are a team that believes in a next man up mentality, Porter said. We want the guys who were playing to come back as soon as possible, but the health of those guys is much more important than this game. We want those guys to come back, but like Ive said, we have belief in the guys that come in. If you lose more guys, youre thinning out and on the depth chart, you dont have guys to spare.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL . Kyle Emanuel Jersey . -- Eastern Kentucky thrives off creating havoc for others. Jason Verrett Jersey . John Tavares, Thomas Vanek and Kyle Okposo were also being counted on to slow down sizzling Rangers forward Rick Nash. That plan didnt go so well early. http://www.chargersauthenticofficialonline.com/authentic-drew-kaser-jersey.html . It was just business as usual for the Thunder at home. Durant scored 32 points and the Thunder beat the Bulls 107-95 on Thursday night for their eighth straight win. AKRON, Ohio -- In a story Oct. 15 about the Western Michigan-Akron college football game, The Associated Press, based on information from the Western Michigan coach and television announcers, reported erroneously how Akron players destroyed an oar before the game to Western Michigans Row the Boat motivational mantra. Akron officials say an oar was broken into pieces, not burned.A corrected version of the story is below:No. 24 Western Michigan shuts out Zips 41-0Jarvion Franklin rushed for a school-record 281 yards and Zach Terrell threw for two scores and ran for two more as No. 24 Western Michigan -- ranked in the Top 25 this week for the first time in school history -- shut out Akron 41-0 on SaturdayBy MITCH STACYAP Sports WriterAKRON, Ohio -- Javarion Franklin and Zach Terrell made sure one of the biggest weeks in the 100-year history of the Western Michigan football ended on a high note.Franklin, a junior running back, rushed for a school-record 281 yards and quarterback Terrell threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 24 Western Michigan -- ranked in the Top 25 this week for the first time in school history -- shut out Akron 41-0 on Saturday.Corey Davis caught two touchdown passes to add to his career school record, finishing with eight catches for 63 yards. The Broncos (7-0, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) had 585 yards of offense.It was an incredible credit to our players, Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck said. They played possessed. They executed the game plan perfectly.Franklin, whose previous career-high rushing game was 211 yards against Idaho two seasons ago, ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Terrell was 21 for 31 for 207 yards.By the time the fourth quarter started, I really had no idea I had a lot of yards, Franklin said. Jamauri (Bogan) kept saying something about 200 but I thought he was lying, so Im like, `hey, whatever. I just go out there and move the chains.Western Michigan held Akron (4-3, 2-1) to 283 yards of offense and snuffed out their biggest threat in the second quarter when quarterback TraVon Chapman was intercepted by Broncos linebacker Casey Carson at the WMU 3-yard line.Chapman, subbing for injured starter Thomas Woodson for the third straight game, was 13 for 31 for 153 yards and was intercepted twice.THE TAKEAWAYWestern Michigan: The strong season continues for the Broncos. They looked efficient on most of their offensive drives and shut down the Zips. Every win makes coach P.J. Fleck more attractive to the Power Five teams expected to have ccoaching vacancies after the season. Jeremiah Attaochu Jersey. Akron: The Zips suffered their first MAC loss, but theyre still likely to compete for the East Division crown. That means they could see WMU again in the conference championship game.Every now and then, you just get beat, Akron coach Terry Bowden said. Tonight, we just got beat on offense and on defense. Western Michigan just took it to us, and we didnt have any answers.POLL IMPLICATIONSNot many people saw Western Michigan roll over the Zips. But the score was decisive enough for the Broncos to hold their No. 24 spot or even move up.GIVING IT UPWestern Michigan became the last FBS team in the nation to commit a turnover when Akron defensive end Daumantas Venckus recovered a Davon Tucker fumble at the Akron 14 in the second quarter. WMUs Terrell had thrown an interception deep in Akron territory in the first quarter, but a defensive holding call nullified the play. Akron intercepted Terrell for real in the fourth quarter.WORKING ON A DREAMWestern Michigan is 7-0 for the first time since 1941, when it finished the season 8-0. The Broncos havent won the conference since 1988, when they went 7-1 in the MAC and 9-3 overall. They were 1-13 in 2013 -- Flecks first season -- before going 8-5 the past two years.THATS NOT VERY NICEA motivating technique for the Akron players Saturday was breaking an oar into pieces before the game -- designed to make light of Flecks Row the Boat mantra, which is supposed to symbolize a group of people working in unison for a common goal. Fleck, who came up with the mantra after losing an infant son shortly after birth a few years ago, didnt like it.Its not very classy, in my opinion, Fleck said after the game. Were not into revenge. I do believe in righteousness....Very simple, I think its just two different cultures.ROOT FOR THE HOME TEAMOne of the biggest cheers from the sparse crowd at InfoCision Stadium came in the second quarter when the PA announcer informed the crowd that the Cleveland Indians had taken the lead in the American League Championship Series being played about 40 miles away at Progressive Field. The Indians took a 2-0 lead over Toronto.UP NEXTWestern Michigan: The Broncos return home to play Eastern Michigan.Akron: The Zips travel to face Ball State.---Follow Mitch Stacy at http://twitter.com/mitchstacyFor some of his other recent stories: http://bigstory.ap.org/content/mitch-stacy Cheap Jerseys 2020 Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '