Eagles place Foles on IR...Ray Lewis off IR
The Bears will reach the playoffs with a win over the Lions and a Green Bay win or tie against Minnesota. The Bears can also get to the postseason with a tie and a Vikings loss.
In other NFL news:
- Linebacker Ray Lewis has been added to the Baltimore Ravens' 53-man roster, but coach John Harbaugh says the 17-year veteran will not play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. The 37-year-old was placed on the injured reserve-designated to return list after tearing his right triceps on Oct. 14. He had to be added to the active roster by Wednesday to be eligible for the playoffs.
- The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Foles broke his throwing hand in last Sunday's loss to Washington, giving Michael Vick an opportunity to start the season finale against the New York Giants.
- Browns return man Josh Cribbs has apologized for a profane tweet following the Cleveland Browns' 34-12 loss at Denver. Cribbs said Wednesday he was mad at himself for muffing a punt, angry it contributed to the loss, then enraged after he received several derogatory messages.
- The status of New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson is uncertain for this Sunday's game against Buffalo. The former first-round draft pick suffered a concussion and injured a knee during last Sunday's 27-17 loss to San Diego.
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