Hunter Henry simply can not seem to keep wholesome.
The Chargers launched a press release Wednesday revealing the tight finish suffered a tibia plateau fracture — a break within the higher portion of the tibia or the shin bone — to his left knee throughout Sunday’s extra time win towards the Colts.
The group added a timeline for Henry’s return has but to be decided, although he seems to have not less than prevented surgical procedure.
ESPN reported the Chargers anticipate the harm will sideline Henry 4 to 6 weeks.
Chargers announce Hunter Henry suffered a tibia plateau fracture to his left knee throughout final Sunday’s sport versus the Indianapolis Colts. Per the group, Henry will proceed to be evaluated, and the timeframe for his return has not but been decided.
— Eric Williams (@eric_d_williams) September 11, 2019
It is value noting the identical harm ended Texans defensive finish J.J. Watt‘s season in 2017.
Henry has handled different vital hurdles on the subject of his well being. He sustained a lacerated kidney late within the 2017 season and a torn ACL within the 2018 preseason that sidelined him till he debuted throughout the playoffs in January towards the Patriots.
He caught 4 passes for 60 yards in Week 1.
The Chargers are slated to go to the Lions subsequent at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.