The latest news on Russell Wilson’s ankle injury is that it’s not bad as initially thought in previous days and that the Seattle Seahawks quarterback will be able to rejoin team practices set for Wednesday, according to the latest NFL rumors.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll stated to reporters Monday that Wilson’s status has been upgraded and that he’d be able to suit up against the Los Angeles Rams in their Week 2 match-up.
Earlier in the week, Seattle’s fans were worried that Wilson’s injury was very serious that could cost him multiple games this 2016 NFL regular season. According to news Monday, X-rays on the ankle came negative and Wilson has been cleared by team doctors in rejoining the squad.
The Seahawks defeated the Miami Dolphins in a close game, 12-10 in their opening game of the 2016 season. Wilson reportedly sprained the ankle after he was sacked by a Dolphins defender earlier in the game but Wilson led his team to a comeback win.
Wilson, who is one of the most durable players in the league, finished with 258 passing yards on 27 of 43 completions with one touchdown and one interception. Wilson has not missed a regular season game since 2012.
After the game there were NFL rumors that Wilson’s ankle injury was “significant” and that he won’t play against the Rams. If the NFL rumors of Wilson playing against the Rams are not true, backup QB Trevone Boykin takes over under center for Seattle.
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