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“They go to the extreme to make sure that they follow the medical protocol that’s set for everything and it’s no different for this situation.”

The NFL Players Association is satisfied with the way the Eagles handled both situations.

“It appears to me that they followed appropriately procedures laid out by the commissioner and by the NFL Players Association,” NFLPA medical director Dr. Thom Mayer said.

The NFL Brain, Head and Neck Medical Committee also looked into it.

“We are all comfortable with the fact the players received appropriate treatment in these cases, as per the guidelines set out by the commissioner and by the players association,” said Dr. Hunt Batjer, co-chair of the NFL Committee.

Last year, the Eagles let running back Brian Westbrook return three weeks after sustaining his first career concussion. He suffered another one in his first game back, and later said he wasn’t completely healed when he came back.

Kolb and Bradley weren’t available for comment Monday. Both players were sent home from the team’s practice facility, and didn’t watch film with their teammates.

“They didn’t feel great,” Reid said.

However, Reid didn’t rule either player out for Sunday’s game at Detroit.

“I can’t tell you that,” he said. “We have to go through and do exactly what the protocol calls for and that’s the procedure that we’re doing right now.

Kolb and Bradley will be evaluated on Wednesday and they’ll see an independent specialist, as required by the league, on Friday.

Michael Vick, who nearly led the Eagles to a comeback win in a dynamic half of action, would get the start if Kolb doesn’t play.

Reid again squashed any quarterback controversy.

Kevin Kolb’s the No. 1 quarterback,” Reid said.


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