Lyle Sendlein, the team's ironman center, is out for the season with a torn left MCL, the latest in a series of injuries to significant players, problems that have figured greatly in the team's losing streak --now at seven games and counting.
The problems are especially acute on offense, where quarterback, running back and left tackle have been the hardest-hit positions.
Kevin Kolb, the quarterback when the team got off to a 4-0 start, has missed five games with a rib injury. He's practicing on a limited basis, but rookie Ryan Lindley will get his second start in a row when the team plays at the New York Jets on Sunday.
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