Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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