Surgery isn’t expected to be necessary for Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley after he was taken off the field on Sunday on a backboard after a neck injury, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today.
Finley, 26, was transported to a hospital immediately after the injury and Cheap Authentic Hockey Jerseys stayed overnight where he will reportedly continue to receive tests at an intensive care unit on Monday.
Despite the caution, Pelissero reports that news has been positive for Finley, who had movement and feeling in all of his extremities on Sunday. According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1, Finley was able to do some walking on Monday morning.
The six-year veteran tight end was injured when he lowered his head and collided with Cleveland Browns safety Tashaun Gipson on a hit that appeared to have helmet-to-helmet contact. Finley suffered a concussion earlier in the season and was outspoken about the effect of the injury and his recovery.
Through six games played in 2013, Finley has tallied 25 receptions for 300 yards and three touchdowns. There is not yet a timetable for his return.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is likely out for the season with a torn labrum in his shoulder, according to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports.
Martin was injured Sunday in Tampa Bay’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons when he fell awkwardly on his shoulder in the end zone. Martin had an MRI on Monday morning which has apparently revealed the worse case scenario for Martin and the Buccaneers, who are still searching for their first win this Best Site To Buy Cheap Jerseys season under embattled coach Greg Schiano.