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Jets QB Pennington strains shoulder

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2005) -- Chad Pennington left the New York Jets' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third quarter with a strained right shoulder, and his return was questionable.

Pennington, who had offseason surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in the same shoulder, was sacked on consecutive plays during the Jets' first series of the second half. He was replaced by Jay Fiedler.

On a second-down play, Paul Spicer sacked Pennington, causing a fumble that fullback Jerald Sowell recovered. On third-and 11, Pennington was taken down by Bobby McCray and the quarterback lost the ball again, but recovered before being piled on by Jaguars defenders.

Pennington was 6-of-11 for 61 yards and an interception. He stood on the sideline with a cap on and his arms folded as Fiedler led the Jets' next drive.

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