Sunday, September 12, 2010

Texans' Connor Barwin out for the season

Houston Texans defensive end Connor Barwin is done for the season after suffering a gruesome dislocated right ankle during the opening game of the season today.
He'll require surgery to repair the damage.
“He dislocated an ankle," Texans coach Gary Kubiak said in remarks distributed by the team. "They’re trying to get  the pain under control right now. Obviously, we’ll have to fix it, but I don’t know when, so I’ll let you know. That’s a tough loss. He’s a fine young player  doing some great things for us.”
Barwin recorded 4 1/2 sacks last season as a rookie after being drafted in the second round out of the University of Cincinnati.
Jesse Nading and also Tim Jamison will take over for Barwin.
"It looked like Jesse played a great deal and ended up getting that last onside kick," Kibiak said. "That’s part of this game. You lose players; you don’t want to lose guys. We lost a very important one today, but it
gives someone else the chance to come in. Somebody has to step up."

source: The National Football Post
author: Aaron Wilson

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