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WRIGHT HAS A CHANCE TO FACE COLTS

The injured left shoulder of Buffalo Bills nose tackle Jeff Wright was "feeling really good" Monday, although his status for this weekend's game against Indianapolis remained up in the air.

Wright sustained damage to his rotator cuff during warmups before Sunday's victory over Philadelphia, and removed himself from the game after the first quarter.

He began taking anti-inflammatory medication Monday.

"It seems like the medicine I'm taking is doing a good job," Wright said. "I couldn't lift the arm yesterday (Sunday), but I have pretty good motion now and there's not as much pain. I'm really looking forward to playing against the Colts, but obviously, I'm going to have to wait until Friday and see how it is."

He is expected to be listed as questionable for the Colts' game, and probably won't be involved in contact in this week's practices.

"I'm not going to rush myself, because we need everybody we have for later on," Wright said. "We have to be smart about this and not push it."

Rookie J.D. Williams started at left cornerback against the Eagles, but Bills coach Marv Levy stressed that it did not mean Kirby Jackson, who played as an extra defensive back, had been demoted to a reserve role.

Jackson has been bothered by hamstring and knee problems, and it wasn't until about 90 minutes before kickoff Sunday that he was cleared to play.

"The reason Kirby didn't start was because he hadn't practiced at all, and he hadn't really practiced the previous week," Levy said.

"We brought him in about 10:30 in the morning Sunday, and told him, 'Go out and run, and if you can tell me you're 100 percent, we'll play you.' He came back in, I asked him how he felt, and he said, 'I don't know about 100 percent. I feel I can play, but I'd feel better if you'd play me in the nickel package.' Which was what we did."

Although they have yet to clinch a playoff spot, the Bills, with the NFL's permission, have sent invoices for playoff tickets to their season-ticket holders.

Purchases must be made by Dec. 14 for two games: either a wild-card game Jan. 5-6 or a divisional-round game Jan. 12-13, and the AFC Championship Game Jan. 20.

A $20 seat will sell for $22 in the wild-card/division games and $30 for the championship; a $28 seat will sell for $30 for wild-card/division games and $42 for the championship, and a $35 seat will sell for $38 for the wild-card/division games and $52 for the championship.

Extra playoff tickets are subject to availability, with a limit of 10 per season-ticket account.

Levy is expected to send videotape to the NFL this week showing several dirty tactics used by Eagles players Sunday.

"I plan to get in touch with the league on a few items," the coach said, although he refused to be specific.

Asked what his intention was in forwarding the tape, Levy said, "One, to protect our players from injury. Secondly, the game ought to be played by the rules. I think most coaches want it to be played hard by the rules."

Don Beebe's drop Sunday of what seemed to be a certain touchdown bomb from Jim Kelly was still a hot topic of conversation Monday.

"When the ball's in the air, it seems like it's up there forever," said Beebe, who has struggled for much of his second NFL season. "And when you get running that fast, it seems like it's tough for me to focus on the ball. And instead of slowing down and trying to catch the ball in my stomach, I tried to run and then catch the ball and, when I stuck my hands out there, I lost concentration on the ball."

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