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49ERS ACCUSE JETS OF TAMPERING WITH PICK

Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The 49ers have filed tampering charges against the Jets regarding top San Francisco draft pick Michael Crabtree, New York coach Rex Ryan confirmed Monday.

"My understanding is they filed charges with the league," Ryan said. "(The charges are) not true, but, hey, we'll let the league figure this out."

When asked if his team filed charges, 49ers coach Mike Singletary said it's a situation "the league is going to handle internally."

Crabtree, 22, selected No.10 overall by the Niners in April's draft, is the last pick not signed.

BEARS: Coach Lovie Smith said former Florida star Alex Brown has a sprained ankle but should not miss a game.

BILLS: Right tackle Brad Butler needs surgery on his right knee and is out for the season. He was hurt Sunday against the Bucs.

COWBOYS: Running back Marion Barber injured his left quadriceps Sunday night and it's not known when he can return.

EAGLES: Kevin Kolb will start again at quarterback Sunday against Kansas City if Donovan McNabb can't play. Coach Andy Reid said he isn't sure whether Michael Vick, eligible for the first time, or Jeff Garcia would be the backup in that scenario.

FALCONS: Defensive lineman Peria Jerry, the team's first-round pick this year, is out for the season with a left knee injury.

GIANTS: Justin Tuck had tests on his left shoulder, and the extent of his injury was unknown. He was miffed at Cowboys offensive tackle Flozell Adams, who tripped the Pro Bowl defensive end Sunday night. Adams was penalized for what Tuck called a "bush" move. "It's something he always does and he gets away with it and he continues to do it."

JAGUARS: Receiver Nate Hughes and tight Greg Estandia were released.

LIONS: Coach Jim Schwartz said linebacker and former Florida State star Ernie Sims (shoulder) will likely be out for some time.

PANTHERS:Defensive tackle Louis Leonard (broken left ankle) might be out for the season.

RAIDERS: Left guard Robert Gallery had surgery on his broken left fibula and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

REDSKINS: Right guard Randy Thomas (torn right triceps) is out for the season.

SEAHAWKS: Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck hopes to start Sunday against Chicago despite what coach Jim Mora confirmed as a fractured rib.

MNF VS. MLB: The NFL said it will not reschedule this season's Packers-Vikings games in case a Major League Baseball tiebreaker game is played at the Metrodome. Green Bay is scheduled to play Oct. 5 at Minnesota. If the Minnesota Twins catch Detroit and host the Tigers in a tiebreaker game to determine the AL Central winner, however, Major League Baseball would prefer that Monday night slot. The Vikings and Packers meet again Nov. 1 in Green Bay.

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