After X-rays and an MRI, the news isn’t good but it definitely could be worse. He will miss several weeks but should return later this season.
According to multiple reports Monday morning, x-rays were negative for any fracture.
Monday afternoon came more specific news from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Drake suffered a torn ligament in his ankle. The team will treat it like a high ankle sprain and he will miss several weeks.
Cardinals’ RB Kenyan Drake is expected to miss “a few weeks” with a slight tear of a ligament in his ankle, per source. Cardinals are treating it like a high ankle sprain.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 26, 2020
He will certainly be placed on injured reserve to free up the roster spot. Chase Edmonds will take over the starting role in his place.
In seven games this season, Drake rushed for 512 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 4.3 yards per attempt.