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NFL: Bills did not violate injury policy

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The NFL ruled the Buffalo Bills did not violate league policy on reporting injuries in connection to defensive end Jerry Hughes revealing he played with torn wrist ligaments.

The NFL provided the update Monday in an email to the Buffalo chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America, saying no violation was found in its review of the matter. The PFWA raised questions over how the league's injury-reporting policy was interpreted after Hughes revealed the severity of the injury in a Twitter post following Buffalo's loss to Houston in an AFC wild-card playoff earlier this month.

Hughes, who did not miss a game this season, wrote that he wasn't going to let the injury "slow me down as the team was so close to achieving our goal of an AFC East banner and playoff games."

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