Eagles' Vick won't play against Bucs



Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will not play today against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of a hamstring injury, according to multiple reports.

Vick leads all quarterbacks with 307 rushing yards this season.

Nick Foles, who turned up on the injury report late in the week with a groin issue, is on track to make his first start of the season. Rookie Matt Barkley, inactive for the first five games, is expected to dress and back up Foles.

Vick took limited part in practices during the week before being a full participant Friday, and the Eagles listed him as questionable on the official injury report.


BROWNS: Placed quarterback Brian Hoyer on injured reserve with a torn knee ligament, officially ending his season.

Hoyer led Cleveland to two wins in his first two starts. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the first quarter of Cleveland’s victory over Buffalo on Oct. 3. Hoyer was sliding at the end of a run when his cleat got caught in the turf as he hit the ground. Hoyer will undergo surgery next Friday.

The Browns waited to put Hoyer on IR as they considered signing another quarterback.

The club instead signed rookie wide receiver Charles Johnson off Green Bay’s practice squad. The Packers drafted him in the seventh round in April. He played in Green Bay’s final two exhibition games.


SEAHAWKS: Released offensive lineman Jason Spitz and signed wide receiver Bryan Walters from the practice squad.

The Seahawks made the roster moves Saturday before today’s game against Tennessee.

Walters saw action in four games for the San Diego Chargers in 2011 with two catches for 27 yards. He signed with Minnesota in April 2012 but was released during training camp. The Seahawks signed him to their practice squad last December.

Spitz signed with Seattle on Sept. 25. He did not play in the two games he was with the team.