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As fun as it is to see NFL preseason start up, it also means the return of brutal preseason injuries that have wrecked so many seasons.
An air cast had to be put on Kearse’s leg, and the seven-year NFL veteran was soon carted off the field.
It was later reported that Kearse had suffered a broken leg and “associated injuries” in his ankle.
#Lions WR Jermaine Kearse, who was carted off earlier, suffered a broken leg and also associated injuries to his ankle, source said. In what was supposed to be a bounce-back year, it’s a brutal injury instead.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 9, 2019
Kearse joined the Lions on a one-year, $1.35 million deal this offseason after two seasons with the New York Jets. He had also played five seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, totaling 3,290 receiving yards in his entire career.
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