Nick Foles injury update: Jaguars QB (collarbone) to be placed on IR/to return, report says
“I knew right when I hit the ground that something was wrong,” Foles told reporters after the game. “I felt it. … All I saw was two red jerseys in my face, I hit the ground and heard a crack. Going into the sidelines and getting checked … I just saw the play for the first time before I came in here. It’s unfortunate, but at the same time I’m trusting the good Lord.”He wasn’t the only quarterback to get hurt in the chippy game, as Chiefs third-year signal-caller Patrick Mahomes played through an ankle sprain. Kansas City receiver Tyreek Hill also suffered a shoulder injury and had to be taken to a local hosptial.The Jaguars are slated to visit the Texans in Week 2 action. While Minshew played very well in his NFL debut, the Jaguars on Monday reportedly acquired QB Josh Dobbs from the Steelers for a 2020 fifth-round draft pick. Dak Prescott contract: Jerry Jones says extension for Cowboys QB ‘imminent,’ but did price just go up? It’s becoming clear that Nick Foles will likely sit out the first half of this season.According to NFL Media, the Jaguars quarterback is expected to be placed on the injured reserve/return list after undergoing surgery scheduled for Monday morning. Jonathan Allen injury update: Redskins defensive lineman (knee) week to week While the team has yet to confirm the injury or provide an official update, it was reported that Foles suffered a broken left collarbone in Sunday’s 40-26 loss to the Chiefs.Should Foles in fact be placed on IR, he would be eligible to return in Week 10 following Jacksonville’s bye when the Jaguars visit the Colts on Nov. 17. Related News Eric Weddle injury update: Rams safety enters concussion protocol Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down with a broken right collarbone in October 2017 and ended up missing eight weeks with the injury.Foles was hit by Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones during a 36-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver DJ Chark in the first quarter. The Jaguars medical staff tended to Foles and took him to the locker room, but he was ruled out for the game just minutes later.FOLES JUST DROPPED IT RIGHT IN THE BUCKET 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/A4YKGAwnCg— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) September 8, 2019@ProFootballDoc Nick Foles pic.twitter.com/75OLb2UTe9— aprilshowers (@aprilclev19) September 8, 2019Foles finished the day having completed 5 of 8 passes for 75 yards and one touchdown before being replaced by rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew, who was selected in the sixth round of April’s draft.