Originally published Monday, September 26, 2011 at 8:41 PM

Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick's hand is bruised, not broken | NFL

Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick has a bruised right hand, team officials said. On Sunday, Vick and multiple media reports said the hand was broken.

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PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick has a deep bone bruise in his right hand, it was revealed Monday.

On Sunday, Vick and Eagles officials thought the hand — his non-throwing hand — was broken.

Vick's status for Sunday's home game against the San Francisco 49ers is uncertain.

"It all remains to be seen. I've got to take it one day at a time and see how everything unfolds," said Vick, his hand wrapped into a thick club. "It's a little sore. It's still swollen, but I think with rehab we'll see how it recovers and how well it gets."

Coach Andy Reid would not say if Vince Young or Mike Kafka would get the start for the Eagles (1-2) if Vick can't play.

"I haven't even gotten there yet. I'm still on the swelling in Michael's hand and if he'll be ready to play," Reid said. "We'll see if we can get the swelling to where it's manageable and his hand where he feels comfortable."

Vick blasted officials after suffering the injury in Sunday's 29-16 loss to the New York Giants, saying he absorbs too many late hits without getting the benefit of roughing-the-passer penalties.

But on Monday, Vick said he is done complaining about officials.

"I was kind of out of character and being too candid in that aspect," Vick said. "Ultimately, I have respect for the referees and their decision to make calls. You won't hear me complaining about it no more."

Irsay discusses Manning's status

INDIANAPOLIS — Superstar quarterback Peyton Manning remains on Indianapolis' active roster and could return this season.

Colts owner Jim Irsay used Twitter to clarify comments he reportedly made during a private breakfast with Super Bowl donors Monday, comments that indicated Manning would miss the rest of this season.

"I didn't say Peyton out 4season FOR SURE,keeping him on ActiveRoster n taking it month by month/Outside chance of return n December possible," Irsay wrote.

Manning was expected to miss at least two months after having neck surgery Sept. 8.


• Quarterback Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets has a broken nose but is expected to play in Sunday's game at Baltimore.

• Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath said Jets coach Rex Ryan is making his team overconfident, which might have led to Sunday's 34-24 loss in Oakland.

"I'm not going to change who I am because Joe Namath said something," Ryan said.

• Fox Sports has apologized to Jay Cutler over fake headlines criticizing the Chicago quarterback that were described as real on the air.

Host Curt Menefee issued the apology on-air Sunday, two weeks after the graphic was broadcast during the Atlanta-Chicago game. Menefee said announcer Daryl Johnston was told by the production team headlines shown about Cutler were from real articles, "while in fact they were not."

Injury report
Player, position Team Injury Prognosis
Kenny Britt, WR Titans Knee Out for season
Jeff Cumberland, TE Jets Achilles Out for season
Michael Vick, QB Eagles Hand Uncertain
Sam Bradford, QB Rams Toe Uncertain
Kerry Collins, QB Colts Concussion Uncertain

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