Broncos QB Russel Wilson, taking part in by way of proper shoulder harm, obtained injection after Thursday’s recreation
Quarterback Russell Wilson’s continued therapy of an harm close to his proper shoulder included flying to Los Angeles on Friday afternoon for a platelet-rich injection, a supply confirmed Saturday to The Denver Post.
Wilson was on the UC Health Training Facility on Friday morning after which flew to Los Angeles to obtain the therapy on his latissimus dorsi muscle, which is a standard therapy for athletes coping with accidents.
Wilson sustained the harm final Sunday towards Las Vegas. He was listed as restricted in apply because the Broncos ready to host Indianapolis on Thursday night time, although when the ultimate harm report was printed he was not on it. Therefore, his standing for Thursday’s recreation towards Indianapolis at dwelling was not in query.
Wilson performed all the recreation, however stated afterward, “I’ve got to look at this and see where I can get better. I was battling, obviously, just the shoulder and all that and just trying to play quickly. We should have won that game.”
He stated earlier than the sport he anticipated to play “without limitations.”
Wilson had a poor second half towards the Colts, throwing two interceptions within the fourth quarter whereas the Broncos held a 9-6 lead earlier than they in the end gave up a subject objective on the finish of regulation and misplaced, 12-9, in additional time.
At one level through the recreation Wilson was eliminated for analysis of a possible head harm however was rapidly cleared and returned to motion with out lacking a snap.
“They checked me out just to make sure I didn’t get hit in the head too bad or anything like that,” Wilson stated. “I was fine, answered all of their questions and everything else. (It was) just a bad play. Tried to make a tackle, tried to hit the guy.”
The Broncos have 11 days between the loss to Indianapolis and a recreation at Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 17, giving Wilson additional time to obtain therapy and get well.
Through his first 5 video games with the Broncos, Wilson has thrown for 1,254 yards on 59.3% completions and has 4 touchdowns and three interceptions. He additionally has 73 speeding yards and a speeding landing, which got here late within the recreation towards the Raiders.
Denver traded for Wilson from Seattle, the place he performed the primary decade of his profession. In August he signed a five-year contract extension for as much as $245 million.
Wilson has performed in 163 of 166 video games (all begins) since he was drafted within the third spherical of the 2012 NFL draft. He had by no means missed a begin till a finger harm that required surgical procedure knocked him out for 3 video games final season. Unless he additional injures the shoulder, it’s unlikely he’ll miss Denver’s subsequent recreation towards the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday Night Football.
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