Houston Texans wide receiver DeVier Posey suffered a torn
Achilles tendon during yesterday’s loss to the New England Patriots, an injury
that could keep him out through the mid-way point of next season, according to
John McClain of The Houston Chronicle.
A WR like DeVier Posey has to run and cut, so I'm guessing he won't be back before the midway point of next season, if that early.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) January 14, 2013
Posey had to be carted off the field after sustaining the
injury. He confirmed its severity following the game, adding that it felt like
he “got shot.”
The Texans selected Posey in the third round of the 2012 NFL
Draft. He got off to a slow start this season, but he had come on of late and
had three catches for 47 yards and a touchdown against the Patriots before
suffering his injury.
Posey will undergo surgery to repair his torn Achilles,
which could certainly impact his 2013 season. McClain adds that the Texans
could look to draft another wide receiver high this spring considering they
could be without Posey for much of 2013.
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