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Torell Troup's nagging back troubles aren't getting any better, putting him in jeopardy of becoming the latest Buffalo Bills player to go on the season-ending injured reserve list.
Coach Chan Gailey provided the update Monday after Troup's back locked up to prevent him from playing in a 28-24 loss at the New York Jets. Gailey said test results of Troup's back were ''not good,'' and that the team would make a decision on his playing status within the next few days.
The second year player has seen limited action in six games. He's been bothered by back troubles since training camp.
The Bills (5-6) host Tennessee (6-5) on Sunday.
Gailey says cornerback Leodis McKelvin has a chance to play this weekend after hurting his ribs against the Jets.
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The Bills have placed 23-year old DT Torell Troup on the Injured Reserve List, ending his season due to a back injury. Troup played in 6 games for the Bills this year and he had 8 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss. He has now played in 21 games in his first two years with the Bills and he had 31 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 2 tackles for a loss. Troup hasn’t shown much in his...
Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Torell Troup was placed on the injured reserve list today, ending his second season with the team. Troup was the second-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and it's a pick that is looking shaky. Troup played in six of 11 games this season. He played 16 snaps a game in the six games he appeared. Over 11 games his average was only nine snaps a game...
The lost season for nose tackle Torell Troup sounds like it's about to come to a premature end.
Troup missed Sunday's game in New York after the persistent lower back tightness that has plagued him all year flared up Saturday night. It then got worse on game day.
"It really locked up Sunday morning," coach Chan Gailey said. "They did more tests [Monday...
Bills DT Torell Troup has had lingering back problems that only worsened before Sunday’s game.
“Torell’s back acted up Saturday night and then it really locked up Sunday morning,” said head coach Chan Gailey in response to why the nose tackle was inactive. ”They did more tests today and it’s not good and we’re going to have decide where we go with that in the next...
Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that Torell Troup will have back surgery, which prompted his move to I-R.
“They determined surgery was needed,” said Gailey. “It’s unfortunate for him and for us.”
With Torell Troup going on injured reserve Buffalo’s options for a 3-4 nose tackle are down to two.
Realistically only Marcell Dareus and Kellen Heard are capable of being an effective nose tackle in a 3-4 front for Buffalo now. Of late the Bills have played more of a 4-3 front, so the loss of Troup might not be that severe.
Based on what Chan Gailey said last week regarding 4...
Backup defensive tackle Torell Troup became the latest Buffalo Bill to land on season-ending injured reserve.
The Buffalo Bills placed second-year defensive tackle Torell Troup on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday.
Backup defensive tackle Torell Troup has become the latest Buffalo Bill to land on season-ending injured reserve. Troup was placed on the list Wednesday as a result of a back problem that's nagged the second-year player since training camp. The 2010 second-round draft pick out of Central Florida has missed five games this season, including a 28-24 loss at the New York Jets last...
Backup defensive tackle Torell Troup has become the latest Buffalo Bill to land on season-ending injured reserve.
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