November 20, 2008

Tigers catch a break

Following a physical two-hour workout Thursday morning, most of Auburn's players will get a couple of days off before returning to practice Sunday afternoon.

"They need a couple of days off, and we need to get a few more people well," AU head coach Tommy Tuberville said. "Some guys will have the opportunity to go home. Those who are injured will have to stay here and continue treatment."

Tuberville said approximately 12-14 players missed practices this week with minor injuries but he expects to have most back by Sunday as AU begins game-week preparations for the Iron Bowl.

Tuberville didn't reveal all of the wounded Tigers but did mention wide receiver Robert Dunn and linebacker Josh Bynes were held out.

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