With the launch of the training camp comes the inevitable, dark wave of injuries leaving teams at key positions empty.
However, a disaster was averted in Pittsburgh.
Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reported on Sunday that she had left watch Ramon Foster will avoid surgery on the overstretched knee he suffered on Saturday. The 32-year-old suffered no ligament damage per Kinkhabwala, but should be four to five weeks missing in recovery.
Foster also suffered bone squeezing, but Kinkhabwala tweeted that a Week 1
1. Bucs Defense in the First Round Vita Vea left the session on Sunday with a calf strain that tweeted NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport: "I would expect caution with its availability." The 6ft-4, 347-pound Vea hobbled off the field before moving into the locker room on a car
2. Rapoport also noted that Packers are taking proper action Bryan Bulaga "was really impressive in his recovery" from the tattered ACL last November. Some "thought he was on the bubble," wrote Rapoport, "but no."
. 3 In New England, pass-catcher Jordan Matthews left training with a right thigh muscle injury, according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic. The slot receiver visited the tent before changing the cleat and tried to jog. Soon after, he went to the dressing room.