Seattle Seahawks tight end Zach Miller had a huge day during
Sunday’s Divisional round matchup against the Atlanta Falcons, and he did most
of his damage after suffering a torn plantar fascia, reports Danny O’Neil and Larry Stone of The Seattle Times.
He suffered a torn plantar fascia on the third play, and was
taken to the locker room where he had a painkilling shot.
Miller’s injury occurred on the third play of the game, but
he was quickly able to return after receiving a shot to numb the pain.
After receiving the shot, Miller went on to catch eight
passes for 142 yards, both game-highs. He fell one yard short of Darrell
Jackson’s franchise record for receiving yards in a playoff game. This feat
became even more impressive considering his injury and the fact that he hadn’t
registered more than 59 receiving yards in a game as a member of the Seahawks.
Miller will begin the offseason by rehabbing his injury. His
torn plantar fascia isn’t expected to keep him from participating in the team’s
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