“I’m informed the replay of Nick Chubb getting injured is to not be seen,” ’s Joe Buck stated on the ABC broadcast tonight. Within the background simply after, you can hear the stadium crowd react to the footage being proven onscreen.
“Yeah, we’re not going to point out it. It’s as unhealthy as you'll be able to think about,” replied analyst Troy Aikman.
Chubb, the Cleveland Browns’ star operating again, was on a brief run close to the tip zone when he was hit low by Steelers security Minkah Fitzpatrick and went down on the 3 yard line. He instantly grabbed his left leg and took off his helmet. You'll be able to see the play under, with out the ugly close-up.
Chubb was shortly carted off the sector, with Buck reporting cheers for him from the group as he left.
For longtime NFL followers, the harm recalled that of Joe Theismann in 1985. As he was tackled, Theismann’s leg was bent in a equally unnatural manner, inflicting compound fracture of the tibia and fibula. His hall-of-fame profession was over.
Whereas instances – and sports activities medication – have modified, the NFL later introduced that Chubb’s season, at the least, was over, citing what it termed “a major knee harm.”
It’s the second doubtlessly season-ending harm in as many weeks on MNF, which final Monday noticed the New York Jets’ model new famous person, Aaron Rodgers, go down 4 performs into the sport.