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Bulger does not return after being sacked in first quarter

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams quarterback Marc Bulger sustained a concussion on a sack in the first series, and did not return.

Coach Jim Haslett said Bulger's status for next week's game against the Dolphins was uncertain.

"I don't know how serious Marc is, I will find out after we run tests tomorrow," Haslett said.

Bulger lasted only five plays in a 27-3 loss to the Bears. He was hurt when the Bears' Adewale Ogunleye came in untouched for an 8-yard loss to end the first possession and finished 2-for-2 for 11 yards.

Bulger sat on the bench, surrounded by medical personnel, as Ogunleye sacked backup quarterback Trent Green to help stuff the Rams' second series.

The Bears intercepted Green four times and third-stringer Brock Berlin was 1-for-3 for 6 yards.

Haslett addressed fan sentiment against Bulger the last several weeks, noting that Bulger's backups also failed to produce.

"Anybody else want another quarterback?" Haslett said.

The Rams' other significant injury occurred during pregame warmups. Brett Romberg started at center after Nick Leckey injured an ankle.

Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press

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