The Texans’ star LB suffered a torn lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and fractured fibula when his left leg was struck by a blocking Jamaal Charles in yesterday’s loss to Kansas City and will almost certainly miss the remainder of the season. Cushing had torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the same knee last year, although early reports indicate that the reconstructed ACL was not damaged with this injury. Recovery from LCL surgery requires three months or more for a return to action, but with the fibula fracture in addition, Cushing’s recovery time will be longer. He should be back well in time for the 2014 season opener.
Hall left the Bengals’ win over Detroit yesterday after suffering a right Achilles tendon injury. The injury is believed to be a complete rupture of the Achilles, which would almost certainly end Hall’s season. If ruptured, treatment can be conservative (casting, rest, and rehabilitation) or surgical. Some studies show the long-term outcome is similar to surgery with regard to strength and function. However, compared with Baseball Jerseys For Sale conservative management, surgery has a lower incidence of re-rupture than nonsurgical treatment and allows return to pre-injury activities sooner (at approximately 6 months) and at a higher level of functioning with less shrinkage of muscle, making it the option of choice for competitive athletes.
It’s a tightly-contested game in Philadelphia as the Eagles and Cowboys are both 3-3 and fighting for the lead in the NFC East, but nobody expected the game to feature such a small amount of offense on both sides. Despite Dallas and Philadelphia both ranking in the top four in Best Quality Cheap Jerseys scoring this year, the Cowboys lead just 3-0 at the half.