ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As Denver Broncos newcomer running back Phillip Lindsay fought with a bloated right wrist, to finish off a suit-and-tie style for the ferry trip back to Denver after Monday night’s 27-14 loss into the Oakland Raiders, ” he donned he’d already been”Santa for everybody this season” So a Christmas Day trip to a health care provider wouldn’t be when it comes to the great tidings.
“Christmas came early,” Lindsay explained. “I believe that it’ll be all right.”
It was not, however, as Lindsay’s test from your group medical staff Tuesday showed ligament damage in his wrist; even more tests were put to be ran to check for a fracture in a few of the tiny bones of the wrist, according to team sources.
This indicates Lindsay’s season is , unless there’s a substantial change in the injury, the newcomer isn’t expected to play in the Pro Bowl.
Lindsay played with 21 snaps from the Broncos’ xmas Eve loss to the Raiders because he ended with 46 yards on 10 carries. Lindsay ended his rookie season with 1,037 yards to proceed with nine rushing touchdowns and also he left Week 16 tied for 2nd in the league in 5.4 yards per carry.
He also ended just shy of Dominic Rhodes’ NFL record of 1,104 rushing yards with an undrafted rookie.
Lindsay’s final carry in Monday night’s game proved to be a 7-yard profit with 4 minutes, 40 seconds remaining in the 3rd quarter. He spent the fourth quarter on the Broncos’ seat, sitting .
“I was only going through a drama and it got struck and it only got numb only just a little bit,” Lindsay said following the game. “They took precaution and felt that I should stay out… they chose it was probably smart for me to stand “
Lindsay, whose best wrist was clearly distended, additionally voiced the hope the injury wasn’t serious when he gave,”It’s probably a sprain”