Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/3/12
Carles Puyol has already missed much of the new season because of various injuries, and his misery continues. The FC Barcelona captain dislocated his elbow Tuesday, suffering a gruesome injury that will keep him sidelined for the next six to eight weeks. The injury occured in the 76th minute of a UEFA Champions League game at Portugal's Benfica. Puyol was jumping to head away a corner kick, but as he came down, his feet got tangled with an opponent's leg. The 34-year-old stretched his arm out to break his fall, but his body fell at an awkward angle. The force...

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