The Washington Times - December 6, 2008, 01:22PM

PHILADELPHIA – Just got word Navy safety Emmett Merchant suffered a concussion earlier and will not return.

That’s three key members of the Midshipmen’s secondary who are unavailable.

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Cornerback Ketric Buffin was injured last week against Northern Illinois. Rashawn King is home with his family after the death of his father.

Army, meanwhile, hasn’t run a play inside the Navy 30, and Cadets quarterback Chip Bowden is 3-for-7 for 23 yards.

Patrick Stevens

Ketric Buffin –