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Reid: Jackson "A Real Stretch" To Play Sunday

Head coach Andy Reid discussed the injury situation on Monday afternoon following Sunday's 31-17 win over the Falcons.

Reid said that wide receiver DeSean Jackson was in good spirits in the training room on Monday after he suffered a concussion in the game. Jackson was leveled on a nasty helmet-to-helmet hit by Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson early in the second quarter. Both players left the game and neither returned.

Jackson also had soreness in his neck and shoulders from the hit, according to Reid. As for whether Jackson could be available for this Sunday's game against Tennessee, Reid said that it would be "a real stretch." Reports indicated that Jackson suffered memory loss and would be sidelined until November. Reid said that Jackson remembered his two touchdowns and the report regarding the length of potential absence from the lineup "is not accurate."

Quarterback Michael Vick, who has missed the last two-plus games after suffering a rib cartilage injury, continues to make progress, but if the Eagles played today he would not be able to suit up. Reid said that Vick is "not at full speed yet."

"He's not ready to go right now," Reid said.

The receiving corps should get Riley Cooper back this week. He has missed the last two games with a concussion. Reid said that Cooper will practice Wednesday.

Defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley (elbow) and left tackle Jason Peters (knee) are both improving and making progress with their respective injuries, but if practice were to be held today neither would be able to participate. Strong safety Kurt Coleman also incurred a quad contusion in the game.

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 12:15 p.m., October 18

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