The Tennessee Titans crushed the Houston Texans in additional time by a score of 42-36 on Sunday to improve to 5-0. The success didn’t come without a cost, in any case, as left tackle Taylor Lewan has affirmed reports that he has endured a torn ACL subsequent to going through a MRI.
Lewan posted the accompanying message by means of Twitter Monday afternoon.
I wanted to let everyone know I got an MRI today. I Tore my ACL yesterday against Houston. Don’t feel sorry for me, I’m going to handle this rehab like a Pro and come back better than ever. Thank you Titans fans for your support. #NoBadDays
Lewan left the game ahead of schedule with a knee injury however had the option to stroll off the field with help. The three-time Pro Bowler was supplanted by Ty Sambrailo, who was warded off the edge by J.J. Watt and permitted a strip-sack of Ryan Tannehill only a few of plays later. Titans left gatekeeper Rodger Saffold took to Twitter on Sunday night to state that he actually has Lewan’s back, and in a way affirmed that Lewan had endured fairly a genuine injury.
“It hurts, no doubt about it,” Tannehill told CBS Sports on Monday. “I mean there’s no way around it, it really hurts. He’s a guy who plays at a high level week in and week out and his presence out there is definitely going to be missed. It’s going to be tough, but there are guys who have stepped in for us several times this year already — Ty Sambrailo, he’s a physical guy who was with Atlanta. Anytime he stepped in so far this year he’s done a great job for us.”
While Sambrailo supplanted Lewan on Sunday, he may not be the perpetual substitution at left tackle. Tennessee additionally has swing tackle Dennis Kelly, who is presently beginning the correct side, and they likewise have first-round pick Isaiah Wilson, yet he still can’t seem to play a snap this season.
Lewan was initially drafted by the Titans with the No. 11 in general pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. He made three straight Pro Bowls from 2016-18 and has advanced into one of the better hostile handles in the alliance. In addition to the fact that he is capable of securing Tannehill’s blind spot, however he is likewise an innovator in the storage space. The Titans positively would miss him on the off chance that he is out for the season.