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Bengals' Chatman shows movement after being wheeled off field

  • By Associated Press
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CINCINNATI -- Bengals receiver Antonio Chatman suffered a neck injury and was wheeled off the field as a precaution Sunday during the second quarter of a 13-13 tie against the Eagles.

Chatman was hit high and hard by safety Quintin Mikell after he made a catch. Chatman fumbled the ball as Mikell brought him down with an arm around his neck.

The sixth-year receiver stayed on the ground on his back after the Eagles recovered the ball. He raised his right leg while trainers attended to him. Chatman was strapped to a back board and wheeled off the field.

X-rays were normal and Chatman had full movement in his arms and legs. He was staying in a hospital overnight for observation.

Coming into the game, Chatman was third on the team with 20 catches.

Bengals offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth severely sprained his right ankle during the third quarter and didn't return.

Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press

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