Abraham Out 4-6

The results of an MRI test revealed a second-degree sprain of the left Medial Collateral Ligament for DE John Abraham

The injury will keep Abraham out 4-6 weeks. DE Steve White, brought in from Tampa Bay in the off season, will start in Abraham's place, with rookie DE Bryan Thomas playing in Nickel packages…WR Mike Furrey decided he was better suited for the Arena League, and left training camp this morning. He sighted some family problems he had to attend to and said he was physically exausted…G Randy Thomas was in full pads this morning, and participated in some of the contact drills. Coach Herm Edwards has not decided whether Thomas will play in Thursday's exhibition game against the Steelers, and said that Tuesday will be decision day for playing time in Thursday's game…LB Sam Cowart was in full pads this morning as well, but did not participate in any contact drills…WR Santana Moss was given the morning practice off…CB Donnie Abraham made a nice play to break up a Vinny Testaverde touchdown pass…Third string quarterback Tory Woodbury participated in special teams drills, as a kick off returner…CB James Rooths had a nice diving interception…WR Kevin Swayne had two straight in practice this morning.

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