QB Taylor Martinez (foot) still ailing

Updated: October 11, 2013, 4:15 PM ET
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN.com

Nebraska redshirt freshman Tommy Armstrong will start for the third consecutive game Saturday at Purdue in place of injured senior Taylor Martinez, Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini said Thursday after the team completed its week of practice.

"Taylor is still day to day, and he is getting better," Pelini said of the school's all-time leader in total offense, who has been hobbled by turf toe on his left foot. "He is a lot better than he has been."

Martinez, the fourth-year starter, ...

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