QB Pinkney questionable for Saturday's game

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- East Carolina quarterback James Pinkney
and two teammates were injured an automobile accident Wednesday
night and are listed as questionable for Saturday's game at
The others involved were center Hunter Wood and reserve guard
Trey Magee, who was driving. Magee was cited for having an open
alcoholic beverage container that was discovered during a search of
the vehicle.
The school said Magee passed a road breathalyzer test, and
Pirates coach John Thompson planned to punish Magee through the
"On the fortunate side, I'm thankful they weren't seriously
hurt or worse," Thompson said in a statement. "On the other hand,
this will force some late changes in our preparations for
Pinkney, who the school said had an unspecified leg injury, was
selected Conference USA offensive player of the week after leading
East Carolina to a 38-28 victory against Army last Saturday. He was
26-of-36 for 285 yards and three touchdowns.
Wood (shoulder) and Magee (face) are part of an offensive line
that has allowed 23 sacks this season.