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The Linc - Garcia rips Raiders, Lito hurt, and swine flu in the NFL

With no Eagles game this weekend, today's Linc takes more of a look around the NFL.

Free agent Jeff Garcia rips into Oakland Raiders, quarterback JaMarcus Russell - ESPN
Free agent Jeff Garcia felt the need to get away from the Raiders. After a short stint with the Eagles, it's more than apparent why.

New York Jets cornerbacks Lito Sheppard, Donald Strickland ruled out for New Orleans Saints game - ESPN
Guess who's hurt again?

Vick to repay $416,000 to pension plan | | The News Journal
The Labor Department said today the payment settles a lawsuit against Vick for making transfers from the plan sponsored by a celebrity marketing company he once owned.

Congress, players union to examine concussions | Philadelphia Daily News | 10/03/2009
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said he will hold hearings on head injuries among NFL players.

NFL: Texans' Hill treated for swine flu | Philadelphia Inquirer | 10/03/2009
Houston Texans tight end Anthony Hill, a rookie out of North Carolina State, was released from a hospital yesterday after being treated for swine flu in the first confirmed case for an NFL player this season.