Seattle Seahawks veteran tight finish Greg Olsen left Thursday evening‘s 28-21 victory over the visiting Arizona Cardinals with what the staff fears is a ruptured fascia in his left foot, coach Pete Carroll mentioned.
Olsen went down in apparent ache with out being contacted with round 11½ minutes left within the fourth quarter. He was helped off the sphere with out placing weight on the leg and was led into the medical tent. Olsen was ultimately dominated out for the remainder of the sport.
“He has a fascia tear damage that he is had earlier than in his different foot,” Carroll mentioned. “He is aware of precisely what it’s. Typically when it ruptures prefer it did — we predict — it is the perfect factor for a fast restoration. So we’ll see what occurs and need him the perfect, and hopefully he could make it again. The truth that he is already had this earlier than actually helps him perceive what’s developing.”
Carroll of Seahawks was requested if the staff thinks Olsen can return this season.
“I do not know that but,” Carroll mentioned. “There’s been some marvelous returns for guys who do rupture their fascia that may blow you away. Proper now, he is in actually a variety of discomfort and all that. However we’ll see what occurs. I am unable to let you know anymore. It is fairly early to be speaking about it.”
Carroll mentioned proper deal with Brandon Shell sprained his ankle however that he did not know the severity of the damage. The coach mentioned operating again Chris Carson, who missed his fourth consecutive sport Thursday evening, needs to be again subsequent week barring a setback.
The Seahawks have a mini-bye earlier than enjoying the Philadelphia Eagles on Nov. 30.
Olsen signed a one-year, $7 million take care of the Seahawks in February after spending the earlier 9 campaigns with the Carolina Panthers. He has handled foot accidents in latest seasons.
The 35-year-old had two catches for 20 yards Thursday evening. He has 23 receptions for 224 yards and one landing on the season.
He has signed a deal to be a tv analyst for Fox as soon as he retires.
Will Dissly, Jacob Hollister and rookie fourth-round choose Colby Parkinson are the tight ends behind Olsen on the Seahawks’ 53-man roster. Seattle additionally has rookies Stephen Sullivan (seventh spherical) and Tyler Mabry (undrafted) on its observe squad.
Longtime Seattle tight finish Luke Willson landed on the Baltimore Ravens’ observe squad after his latest launch from the Seahawks.