The Raiders used the 12th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft to select Henry Ruggs out of Alabama. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Rumors were flying Monday that Las Vegas Raiders rookie receiver Henry Ruggs had a near-death experience while helping a friend move. Thankfully, those rumors were unfounded.

The rumors started when a Twitter account shared that Ruggs' thigh was punctured and that “his femoral artery was an inch away from being hit.”

Not surprisingly, this induced a bit of panic across Raider Nation. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Ruggs was involved in an accident while helping a friend move. However, he is “OK”, and the wound reportedly is not serious.

The Raiders used the 12th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft to select Ruggs out of Alabama. A speed demon , he’s likely going to immediately become a main weapon for Derek Carr and Jon Gruden this season.

During three seasons with the Crimson Tide, Ruggs caught 98 passes for 1,716 yards and 24 touchdowns.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.



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