Sunday, October 29, 2006
Saints' Bush says ankle injury not that serious
NEW ORLEANS -- Saints rookie running back Reggie Bush
injured his left ankle on a short reception late in New Orleans'
35-22 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, but later said he
still expected to play next week in Tampa Bay.
"I'm looking forward to" playing, Bush said after limping from
the shower to his locker following the game.
Bush was wrenched to the ground by linebacker Bart Scott, who
rolled over Bush's lower legs as the two spun down.
Bush sat on the field for several minutes and winced as he was
examined by trainers. He then limped to the locker room with help
from team staff.
"I just sprained my ankle a little bit," Bush said. "It hurt
at the time obviously but it's feeling better now."
Bush had 16 yards rushing on five carries and four catches for 5
yards, but also fumbled and threw an interception before the
It was his worst game of the season.
"We didn't touch the ball a lot because of turnovers, and the
fact we didn't get many first downs, that didn't help," Bush said.
"They held us. Their defense played well."