Colts All-Pro offensive guard Quenton Nelson out 5-12 weeks with same foot injury as Carson Wentz

Indianapolis Colts All-Pro guard Quenton Nelson has basically the exact same injury as quarterback Carson Wentz and will likewise be out 5-12 weeks, according to coach Frank Reich. Nelson will have surgical treatment at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

A piece of bone is loose in his foot and will require to be gotten rid of. Nelson has actually never ever missed out on a start in the NFL.

The five-week period would have Nelson back the week of the opener, 12 weeks would indicate he’s missing out on 7 video games.

“In an odd twist of events he’s got virtually the same injury as Carson,” Reich stated. “We went through the same process and are optimistic.”

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Indianapolis Colts offensive guard Quenton Nelson (56) stretches at the start of practice at Grand Park in Westfield on Thursday, July 29, 2021, on the second full day of workouts of this summer's Colts training camp.

Indianapolis Colts offending guard Quenton Nelson (56) extends at the start of practice at Grand Park in Westfield on Thursday, July 29, 2021, on the 2nd complete day of exercises of this summer season’s Colts training school.

Nelson is among 5 gamers because 1970 to be called All-Pro in their very first 3 seasons, signing up with Earl Campbell, Lawrence Taylor, Keith Jackson and Barry Sanders. Nelson was the very first gamer to achieve the task in almost thirty years and an NFL lineman had not done it because 1949.

This short article initially appeared on Indianapolis Star: Quenton Nelson injury: Colts OL out with exact same disorder as Carson Wentz

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