For the second consecutive season, it appears Gerald McCoy’s season will end on injured reserve.
Sunday was a day filled with optimism and relief for the defensive end, making his return to the lineup from a two-game absence because of an ankle injury. But in the first quarter, McCoy suffered what teammates described as a torn biceps muscle, an injury that almost certainly will be season-ending.
McCoy, the NFL's No. 3 overall draft pick in 2010, suffered a torn biceps in his left arm last season, but now is said to have torn the right biceps.
“Hey, stuff like that happens, man,” DT Brian Price said. “I feel bad for him because he had the same injury last year, just on the other arm. My heart goes out to him because I know how hard it is being on I.R. I just hope he gets better.
“We can’t count our losses and be sorry for ourselves. We just have to keep pushing.”
Having to play the majority of the game without their most important defensive lineman, the so-called under tackle, t...