Found August 18, 2012 on Silver and Black Daily:
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Jacoby Ford went down in the first half of the Oakland Raiders game vs. Arizona.  He caught a 9 yard pass from Carson Palmer and got up very gingerly.  He limped off the field and at first refused the help of the trainers.  He looked to be very frustrated, which usually means the player knows [...]
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